Training within a commute


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Last night was interesting.
I decided to climb up Edge Hill between work and home. It adds 15 miles to the distance and takes me up an 18% hill and down a 16%.

The way up Sun Rising Hill is zig zaggy and the drop down is more-or-less straight.

Climbing at a steady 3 mph ( +/- 0.3 ), I was pedalling at 40 rpm on a 25" gear pulling 260ish Watts.
A drip of sweat on my spectacles told me I was starting to work a bit.

The drop down the other end got my Garmin Edge recording a max speed of 48.9 mph.


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Jesus, I get windy when I go over 30 !
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