Tag Archives: joe friel

Base 1 & Weekly Schedule

I’m in the middle of my first phase of Base training.  If you’re going ‘By the Book’, The Cyclist’s Training Bible, then you’ll know this phase as “Base 1″.  This is the first organized phase of training and focuses on … Continue reading

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Training for Bike Racing – The Basics

I received a question from a reader last week and I wanted to answer it here.  I think it is a pretty common situation for many cyclists to find themselves in this time of year. As a beginning racer I’m … Continue reading

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Wednesday Weekly Update

Cyclocross is offically here!  The local road racing season is finished with the exception of a fall mid-week TT series.  For those of us who know better, it is time to put away the TT bike and get the CX … Continue reading

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2011 Annual Traning Plan

In case you haven’t noticed, I am a believer in Joe Friel’s “old” training methods.  For one, they have worked for me in the past.  But, there are many philosophies for cycling training.  Supposedly when Eddy Merckx, likely the greatest … Continue reading

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