Tag Archives: recovery

Back on the bike.

I rode cyclocross (Jake),  with MapMyRide+! Distance: 23.57km, time: 01:22:41, pace: 3:30min/km, speed: 17.10km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1715620499 Still not fully recovered, but it’s time to ride after two weeks.

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Torridon rest day.

16°C, fine summer’s day. Some breeze has kept the midges under control. However, though I feel the enthusiasm, as soon as any walking turns uphill, then my legs complain. Therefore, cafes, drives to interesting places and general slowness is on … Continue reading

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19°C, light wind and sky. Night drawing in. rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 16.45mi, time: 01:05:40, pace: 3:59min/mi, speed: 15.03mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/750800701 Yes, energy is back. The fizz is anyway. Another week and my legs should feel stronger. For now, I … Continue reading

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17ºC, wind + rain Recovery ride- with MapMyRide! Distance: 38.74mi, time: 02:35:56, http://mapmyride.com/workout/413076053 Recovering from backache, something that may stem from the cold that plagued my last 2 weeks. Perhaps the lack of exercise or excessive time spent in the … Continue reading

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12°C, showers and grey. No miles, still held up with this cold, but at least the plateau stage has gone. At this rate I could be back on the saddle by Wednesday. The only exercise has been with the dog. … Continue reading

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Huff and puff

1°C, clear & still Back to work tomorrow, energy is returning along with my voice. Out goes the despair of getting another damned cold straight after the previous one. Half an hour on the turbo plus some weights and stretches, … Continue reading

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Emergent day.

8°C, few showers, sun, no cycling. Recovery: a week of undefined illness has sapped most of my energy. Now it’s lifting I can’t feel the cold, and yes I know the air has dipped below 5C. So, I spent the … Continue reading

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