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This will burn more carbs than a long recreational or even a one-hour race. You should consume about one gram of carbohydrate per pound of body weight.
Research shows that high-intensity sprint training doubles the time to exhaustion. Do eight to ten 20-second, high cadence sprints with five minutes of recovery between each about twice a week.
To ride comfortably in a group position yourself one-and-a-half to two feet behind the rider in front of you and focus your eyes just below the riders hips, not on his back wheel, so you can judge your following distance … Continue reading
Add 10- to 20- minute intervals at or near threshold on rolling terrain to one of your weekly rides in order to improve riding on this type terrain. Aim for 20 to 40 minutes at this effort in a single … Continue reading