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Training BooksPatM
Jul 30, 2001 9:09 AM
I know this topic must have been posted before but here goes. What is the best book for improving performance(speed and endurance) out there. I am looking to increase my speed on shorter rides. I know the answer - intervals ! And looking to feel better and ride faster on longer rides. I am also looking for a book that may include some good training programs. Just looking for some reading during vacation, since I won't be able to ride.
Thanks in advance
My two cents...Canidraftyou
Jul 30, 2001 4:40 PM
The "Cycling Bible" is not a bad book. For the cost of about $19.00 its worth it. Follow it and you'll get better. I dont agree with the weight training program but im not going there. Some people in here live and die for the program and get pissed anytime you question it.

Peace out,
re: Training Booksbear
Aug 4, 2001 2:45 PM
this is coach Carl web page,,,is free,, check it out,,it change my life.
re: Training Booksguido
Aug 10, 2001 11:27 PM
Coach Carl is cool.

Bicycle Road Racing by Eddie Borysewicz, published by Velo News, is rich in the lore of racing, and covers everything. Road Racing by Bernard Hinault and Claude Genzling, also published by Velo News is a bit more romantic, but useful. And Cycle Sport by Peter Konopka, published by Crowood Press, UK, is written by a doctor, who has good understanding of the physiology of cycling. All these would be great beach reading for anyone who's been riding for awhile and is into it.