Tag Archives: Turbo Trainer

Spinning the Hamster Wheel

Reports of Icey roads on the social media channels from local Cyclists were numerous and the news channels were even reporting that a gritter lorry had crashed in to a field aswell as multiple other vehicle road traffic accidents due … Continue reading

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Sweatfest

Rain and very strong Wind outside made me change my plans to get out on the Tuesday evening Club spin round the Airport road and instead I tried a session on the Turbo trainer aka the Hamster Wheel. Despite no … Continue reading

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Spinning the Hamster Wheel

So last Night and today both I elected to spin the Hamster Wheel to get some Cycle training done rather than venture outside. Todays Weather whilst very wet was also quite mild so I could have gone out and been … Continue reading

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When it just doesn’t happen

Tonight I had planned a training session spinning the Hamster Wheel. As soon as I started I realised I was struggling for power in my Legs, even low power efforts felt like a real hard effort 🙁 Maybe last Night’s … Continue reading

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Spinning the Hamster Wheel

With thick Fog and Frost outside the sensible option today was to stay indoors and throw the leg over the Bicycle which was hooked up to the Turbo trainer aka the Hamster Wheel and with the Laptop beside me running … Continue reading

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Confined to the Turbo Trainer

Dangerous, Icey road conditions outside 🙁 confined me to spinning the Hamster Wheel this Morning knocking out a few hard intervals whilst watching the little tweety Birds on my Bird feeder 🙂 The Weather forecast predicts milder, showery Weather for … Continue reading

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First Zwift Race

A heavy overnight frost 🙁 and filthy roads still wet from the Rain the day before 🙁 was all the excuse I needed to decide not to venture out on the Bicycle, thus avoiding any potential silly crashes 😳 By … Continue reading

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Spinning the Hamster Wheel

Another Night where I wanted to get outside on the Bicycle but opted for the more controlled environment of indoor training on the ‘Hamster Wheel‘. Tonight I worked on some cadence [leg speed] drills, a mix of low cadence in … Continue reading

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Threshold testing

I was hoping to get out after work for the Tuesday Evening ‘Slaughter in the Quarter‘ session with Phoenix Cycling Club but a combination of not getting ready in time and less than favourable Weather outdoors made it an easy … Continue reading

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Back on the Hamster Wheel

With incessant Rain falling outside when my Morning Alarm woke me up it was an easy decision to go back to Bed and give the Saturday Phoenix Cycling Club ride a miss. By mid Afternoon the Rain was still falling … Continue reading

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