Archive for July, 2013

Windy riding…

..no not a case of too many beans the night before, but that always dreaded head wind. No matter where you ride, riding in a strong head or cross wind is a challenge. If you’re on your own, there is no shelter or respite. It’s just a case of getting your head down into some […]

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Setting HR and Power Zones

Setting Heart Rate Zones by Joe Friel Step 1. Determine your lactate threshold heart rate (LTHR) with a short test. (Do not use 220 minus your age to find max heart rate as this is as likely to be wrong as right. This is explained in greater detail in Joe Friels book,┬áTotal Heart Rate Training.) […]

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