Tag Archives: Computrainer

Computraining (my butt)

Somewhere past the one-hour mark in a 1:30 training session on the Computrainer at Mill Race Cyclery, I simply had to get off the bike. The compression of the bike seat added up to soreness on the sit bones, and … Continue reading

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Running inside out

This morning my companion Sue completed eight miles on the treadmill as part of her preparation for an upcoming half-marathon in April. No matter how you look at it, those are not easy miles on a treadmill. A long time, … Continue reading

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Get your FTP face on

Cyclists love empiric data. As they say in so many endurance sports, the numbers don’t lie. And yet most endurance athletes with any amount of experience grow pretty good at lying to themselves. It’s a necessity some days. When the … Continue reading

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From 0 to 58 in nothing flat

This post is a bit of a request. During the middle of last night’s Computrain session, a friend and blog reader turned to me and said. “Chris, what are you going to blog about tomorrow?” It was a good question. … Continue reading

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Training the untrained cycling eye

Somewhere during last night’s computraining session, midway through the third of five tw0-minute intervals at 85% intensity, a black vortex began to spin inside my head. The normal floaters thatĀ flit before my vision were replaced by a veritable snowglobe of … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why You Can’t Wait for Spring

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Understanding Cold Comfort when you run and ride

By Christopher Cudworth Those of us who run and ride tend to spend quite a bit of money and effort trying to keep warm during cold weather. Fortunately, the evolution of cold weather running and cycling gear has led to … Continue reading

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