Dave Noisy wrote:I'm surprised these guys are riding 100 mile days on any regular basis...the 4km Team Pursuit is a short event (well under 5mins), and, well...4km is well short of 160km..haha..
Dave Noisy wrote:Oooh..fun topic!
I'm surprised these guys are riding 100 mile days on any regular basis...the 4km Team Pursuit is a short event (well under 5mins), and, well...4km is well short of 160km..haha..
JohnBarleycorn wrote:If we look at the Track Endurance Squad for British Cycling, which is basically the pursuiters and bunch race riders, I am told by insiders that they are doing around 5-6 hours a day. I am also told they experimented with weights, but are now, in the last few years, only doing cycling. Although some members do pilates, and all do stretching.
JohnBarleycorn wrote:The East German model only really worked when there was 'medical' help ! In other words, large amounts of drugs ! Thats where the whole idea of training blocks and periodisation came from, as it fitted in with drug cycles.
JohnBarleycorn wrote:I understand British cycling use a refined version of the AIS training programme, but with many additions. All based on super high quality, and power meters.
JohnBarleycorn wrote:I doubt the pursuiters would cover more than 50 miles a day. But they do many split sessions, during a day, so i guess the miles would tend to
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