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Full Merckx
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Track training

Postby Full Merckx » Tue Oct 23, 2012 21:45 pm

Got a shiny new velodrome in Glasgow and it is PDB (pure dead brilliant) :D . Anyone got any idea how to use it to improve my road biking (primarily TT) :?:
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Re: Track training

Postby Herbsman » Wed Oct 24, 2012 13:48 pm

Do some TT efforts for the same distance as the TT's you will be doing?
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Re: Track training

Postby Tom Dean » Wed Oct 24, 2012 14:10 pm

It looks great but is it available for public booking or any amateur racing yet?

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Re: Track training

Postby kamil1891 » Thu Oct 25, 2012 05:43 am

I find training on the velodrome probably the one that bring the most benefits. The conditions are constant and you can develop really good fitness by doing intervals no matter whether these are sprints, 3mins, 10mins or 1hour!! ..and obviously compared to turbo (where the conditions are constant too) you are not so bored and riding with others, at least for me, gives you a lot more motivation. However, you will be working mainly with the RPE as I don't think many can afford a PM for track riding (I do not use HR for training since I think it's misleading too often).

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Re: Track training

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Re: Track training

Postby moonshine » Sun Oct 28, 2012 08:04 am

Tom Dean wrote:It looks great but is it available for public booking or any amateur racing yet?

Yes. Open for accreditation courses (level 1-4) accredited rider drop in sessions & Wed night track league. It is fab. I've been on it 4 times & was racing last week. :)

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Re: Track training

Postby Full Merckx » Sun Oct 28, 2012 23:01 pm

Still working through accreditation but track league looks super-awesome (Cav style)


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