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Discussion: This is why

in: Big Jon; Big Jon > 2019-05-17

May 18, 2019 3:41 PM # 
Kitch:
I like riding bikes.
You can train properly hard without battering your legs to bits and then having to wait until they recover for the next hard session, by which time the effect of the last one has gone.
You can make progress.
I think you could strike a good balance doing your hard aerobic work on a bike and longer less destructive endurance running to keep the resilience in your legs.
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May 18, 2019 3:46 PM # 
Big Jon:
Good thinking - maybe I should dust off the bike and try some - I do enjoy it once I'm out there, just the faff of getting ready puts me off!
There are plenty of hills round here to do intervals on...
May 18, 2019 6:55 PM # 
SarahD:
You can't do that.... I'm just about to cannibalise it for spare parts :-)
May 18, 2019 7:20 PM # 
Big Jon:
I can use the mountain bike - has 2 wheels and goes up hills :-)
May 18, 2019 8:17 PM # 
SarahD:
And definitely much better training effort seeing as it's so heavy
May 18, 2019 8:56 PM # 
Big Jon:
;-)
May 19, 2019 4:32 PM # 
Kitch:
I think what Sarah is meaning to say is - Buy yourself a nice new bike Jon
May 19, 2019 4:35 PM # 
Chas:
Actually she's saying buy yourself two new bikes: one road bike, one mountain bike.
You definitely need both where you live ;-)
May 20, 2019 8:41 AM # 
Kitch:
you are forgetting the cyclocross bike Charlie
May 20, 2019 11:28 AM # 
Big Jon:
And the track bike...
May 20, 2019 3:02 PM # 
SarahD:
Maybe best remind yourself how to ride first :-)

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