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so what is the training manual de jour??(2 posts)

so what is the training manual de jour??SeanKellys-reincarnate
Oct 8, 2003 5:50 PM

i raced in the late 80's as a junior.. then early 90's as a senior 2 here in canada.

i bought a new bike a few months ago.. cause i was getting a bit chubby..

my second group ride (135k)consisted of me getting dropped off the back on the hills.... very embarrassing.

so next year i am looking to be fit enough to hang with some of the hard core guys that were doing the dropping..

as a junior we used the "greg lemonds complete book of bicycling" method to get in shape..

what i am wondering now is if there is anything that most people accept as the best basic method for improving fitness all aspects of cycling. is there a manual that seems to be most successful? (i would also like to consider the time constraints of life that exist now.. job, Girlfriend, life..)

any help would be greatly appreciated

(see ya in hamilton?)
At least 2 good booksKerry Irons
Oct 9, 2003 4:06 PM
"Fred Matheny's Complete Book of Road Training (paperback) Based on a proven year-round program for roadies with lives"

or Joel Friel's Cyclist's Training Bible

And you posted on this forum just an hour ago and you're telling us on the General board that you had no luck? Life is not instantaneous, you know.