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Originally Posted by jjafterdark View Post
I'm at about 2 and a half weeks and yesterday, I was very, very tired. I did ride, but rode far more slowly than usual.

I ride anywhere from 1 to 2.5 hours a day, varying between harder and longer and hillier rides, interspersed with much easier rides at a more mellow pace. Yesterday I rode slowly because I had to.

Do you take days off every week? The weather's so nice I feel like riding pretty much every day now.
Today is day 89. I average a little over two hours per day. I use a HRM and a power meter as well as monitor my heart rate variability. I try to use them to avoid overtraining, but some days I just have to take it easy and enjoy a slower ride.

My longest streak last year was 33 days. I find lighter days with recovery rides are more effective for me than taking days completely off.
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