Thursday, 9 April 2015

Tips for chasing an average speed

-pretend it's the last 20k of the tour of flanders & you're holding off the peleton

-don't get lost

-don't have to use a very muddy lane and cross a ford

-ignore the pain from your legs

-go at least one harder gear up than you think you need

-spin spin spin those legs!

-make split second decisions at junctions

-sprint past other riders

-don't go down a gear before hills, go up a gear and sprint!

-push push push!

i was successful, an average of 15mph, rubbish really but my previous best was below this and the route was quite lumpy (and wet, and muddy)
ride 41
22 miles
total 642

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