Sunday, 22 January 2012
They say that training should increase in volume and intensity before a recovery week to allow the body to adapt. So today I rode 53km after I rode 43km last week and 33km the week before. Does that mean I can have a week off next week, or should I ride 63km? Anyway, here is my ride which started in the gloom straight into a hard headwind, and finished coming back into the headwind too.
Sunday, 15 January 2012
I nearly didnt do this ride. Yesterday it was absolutely freezing, so I decided not to go out. I do like it cold, but not that cold. Ive had enough of my feet turning to lumps of ice - Ive done all that. But today there was no frost so I thought I'd give it a try. The route is one that I used to do all the time many years ago, although probably a lot quicker than today. I went past two of my old homes. There were quite a lot of people out, all of whom were polite and said hello to me. I think it must be big groups who dont say hello - they just seem to want to check out what you're riding. In ones and twos, people seem to have more time. There was a bit of headwind on the way home, but it was OK. I felt a lot better than I did last week. Shouldnt take much longer before Im flying...