Tag Archives: planning

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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2012 Annual Training Plan

Planning is critical for a successful season, but first you must know what you’re planning for.  The first thing I do is set goals for the upcoming season.  I look at the dates of the goal events (usually from the … Continue reading

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If you’re suffering from Gila fatigue, I understand if you skip this post.  I received a question about support logistics and lodging for the race.  By answering in a post rather than the comments, it is more likely to be …

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I didn’t get an update posted on Wednesday, so here is what I’m up to: Tour of the Gila!!  The race starts Wednesday next week.  I’ve spent this weekend so far getting myself, and my household organized and ready.  I …

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Plan Early: If you live in the US, it can be easy to underestimate the sheer size of the Tour de France.  Many people book their trip the week the route is announced, usually in January. We booked in February,  …

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