Muscular Force / Endurance

A light bike doesn't replace good fitness.

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KWalker
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by KWalker

If you are a cat 1 at under 23 years of age, you certainly have talent to compete on the national level. Very few people accomplish that that early.
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by LouisN

superleggera wrote: Louis: What pictures are we looking for? I aint kidding round.
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It was just an (bad) attempt at seeing your girlfriend ;) . Sorry :oops: ...

I personnally never saw any woman ousprint any cat.1 U23. Maybe a dozen in the whole country can stay in a cat.1 field...

If you lead her out for 2 hours +, and she outsprints you when you're totally exhausted from your previous efforts, it's another thing...

Louis :)

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by efeballi

As mentioned above, training sprints on a slight downhill or a tailwind will a) get you on top of that gear b) help you focus on technique and c) boost confidence (I'm doing 65 kph omg!)
What I did was 200 m sprints followed by 1.8 km rests over 40 km. (warmup not included, 20 sprints in total)
I did this twice per week for a month and saw quite a bit of improvement.


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