Forgot the title of this blog! A great insight on competitive cycling training and racing with cyclist Tom Burridge
I asked my longtime friend, running competitor and Master’s cyclist Tom Burridge to outline his training program for cycling. The request came on the heels of one of Tom’s recent races in which he covered 61.7 miles in 2:25:49 on a hilly road race course at the Indiana State Road Race Championships. His initial comments about the race included these: “Stacked field…3Rd with 1k to go but got swallowed up by peloton with 300 yds to go ended 13th. A ton of team tactics but I had no team.”
Which makes his ride all the more impressive. Like Peter Sagan in some stages of the Tour de France, he freelanced his way in the draft, attacks and chases. But he could not have done all that without a solid, intelligent training program. And that’s what today’s blog is all about.
Tom’s training holds…
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