Saturday, July 3, 2010

60k TT

Every season seems to have a theme. This one has a few intervening themes due to LP, but one recurring issue I am having is with my electronic training devises. It is a rarity that everything works in tandem in the same training session, or race for that matter. Today it was the bike computer - I probably short circuited it with my sweat. It stopped working about 30 minutes into the ride and started working again about an hour into the ride. I decided that I would go for two hours and determine what the distance and pace were later. Thursday was my HR monitor - that worked fine today.

I rode basically the same route as last week's 40k TT except the second loop was inside of the large first loop and did not have as many hills. I felt really strong on the hills today and pushed them from bottom to top. My average HR was 151 and my max was 166. I ended up riding 40.2 miles in exactly two hours. I would have liked to get my 40k split to see if I beat last week, but I couldn't remember exactly where 40k was and like I said my computer was not working.


  1. I hate when my devices don't work properly!! I bet I've ridden that same big loop and then the same smaller loop inside the bigger loop. I can remember describing several of my LP training rides in exactly the same manner. And they were always out through EW, Ellington, Enfield, Stafford way. We should ride together some time. However, I'm pretty sure it would be you smokin' me...

  2. Martin- FWIW, I used to have a similar problem with my older Cateye wireless (can't remember the model, but it was speed + cadence), but since I switched to the newer model (Cateye Strada- speed + cadence + HRM) I haven't had the issue.

    Anyway- Nice ride!

  3. Really good time on the bike Martin! Maybe one day, I'll be there.