Monthly Archives: July 2013

Training for Granfondo Weeks 8 and 9

I did a combination of short rides, spin classes, hikes up the Grouse Grind and two rides up Cypress Mountain, each approximately 70km. I was able to see improvement in my speed vs heart rate, and managed to break an … Continue reading

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Training for the Granfondo Week 7

This is halfway through the training for the Big Ride. I repeated my UBC circuit ride but focused on keeping in Zone 1. This slowed down my overall time by 5 minutes. The Wednesday clinic coincided with the Tour de … Continue reading

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Training for the Granfondo, Weeks 5 and 6

I had a bit of an interruption in my training schedule as I was out of town the June 30th weekend for a total of 5 days. I got my results from the lactate testing, and VO2 max. I actually … Continue reading

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