When Will the Big Chill End Indoor Bicycling

The cold weather continues keeping me inside on the Cycleops Fluid Trainer today. 47 degrees while I was on the trainer with an overcast sky. The Blue Norcross AL is racking up some miles but not much on the road. I may need to consider a special trainer tire rather than wearing out the Continental Gatorskin on the back tire.

Endurance was the trainer theme today. At the 4 mile point I shift into the 36 x 15 gears and tried to hold the rpms at 89 to 91 until I reached 11 miles where I shifted to a smaller gear to cool down. Around the 9 mile point my legs starting to send messages that this was causing some issues but I pedaled on. This is not as dramatic as intervals but does seem to stress the legs. If I get back on the road I hope this trainer activity helps.

PowerPod and Elemnt computer were friendly today, handing off the information without any extra button pushing.

Weather forecast for Tuesday says a high of 55 which means another day on the trainer. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday look to be in the 70’s before the next cold spell arrives on Saturday.

SportTracks Indoor Workout Summary

Bike  Indoor Workout Summary

Rick Ankrum

In 1999 I had a burning desire to create a web site focused on Texas bicycling. Over the years this web site has existed many people have visited. As I think of information I need to bicycle I add them to the web site.

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