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Originally Posted by Carbonfiberboy View Post
Google "theory of cycling training." That's a good start. Read everything on the first couple of pages.
thanks, it is a wonder how much useful stuff you find when you have the proper search terms.

Originally Posted by Iride01 View Post
How fast do you have to get to a certain level? Mostly that's not a question that needs any answer. But if you have to get to some level fast, you need a coach. Just so someone will be telling you what needs doing and won't consider your excuses for not doing or performing well when done.
no rush to get to any particular level. i am not a racer and do not intend to be. i mainly ride alone but compete against myself.

thanks both of you, i now have something i can read that is useful. my first job will be to properly measure my max heart rate. based on what i have read so far i have modified my program to do just that. tomorrow i'll see how that goes (it works in simulation but reality is always a challenge).

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