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doing the triple bypass in july, any training tips?

Old 03-03-07, 07:50 PM
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doing the triple bypass in july, any training tips?

I dont have access to real mountains. how has anyone prepared so the triple bypass was enjoyable. i race some i am an avid fast paced rider. how have you prepared for the elevation? what about the descents ?
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Try this:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=257994

Maybe, I'll see you there.
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you mean surviveable, not enjoyable. nothing can make it enjoyable. there is a great sense of accomplishment once you are through, but nothing can make 8h56mi in the saddle enjoyable. I live in oklahoma where we have some fairly short rolling hills but also nothing much like colorado. Ride as much as you can, long distances, and then get to colorado as soon as you can to get acclimated. Pay no attention to anyone else's speed going up the first climb- settle in at a nice pace that you can maintain, cause yes it really is sixteen miles up the first climb, almost two hours. I know many strong riders who have burned out and quit. stay within yourself. eat and drink even when you don't want to. and when you reach the top of loveland pass, you are distance wise halfway through, but effort wise most of the way through.
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