yep. different people have different body types, some of us are built for long distance and endurance whilst others are built for sprinting and some are in-betweenies. I'm pretty good at short fast stuff and ok-ish at long distance. I wouldn;t want to ride over 60miles xc in a day and if I did that much I probably wouldn't want to ride the next day. Some people can do 50 miles day after day after day. See, if i did 150miles in a week I'd be slaughtered !
Sorry, 150 miles road.
I'm built for sprinting, which is ace, cos it means that I become good at it very quickly, but it doesn't do me any favours for distance fitness, which I always have to fight at building and maintaining.
150 miles a week on the road is nothing, alas. I too would be slaughtered if I was doing 150 miles a week off-road..!
Right, I'm off for my first club time trial of the year - 10 miles of embarrasment..!
I no longer feel inadequate BoardinBob, tonights average speed 20.0mph, new personal best of 59.25 set, amazing what a wee bit of sunshine and a strong tailwind does
The bar has been raised!
And my bike computer died tonight!
Think there are so many factors, I struggle to do my 6 mile commute 5 days a week, my trip to work is easy and takes around 23 mins almost all downhill and a drop of 370m, my trip home takes around 50 minutes and I then have to climb back up that 370m, I generally try and take it easy as even one day would break me if i forced it. If those 6 miles were flat I would have no issue doing it every day.
Well last night I took it steady, stayed in a high gear, got home felt loads better.
I am going to do it all week next week and see how I feel
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