Category Archives: Cycling

Replacing Bryton Heart Monitor Strap with a Polar SoftStrap

Replacing a Broken Bryton Heart Rate Monitor (HRM) Strap with a Polar SoftStrap My Bryton Heart Rate Monitor (HRM) has had a lot of use, but the last time I removed the sensor from the  strap , one of the … Continue reading

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Comparing Heart Rate Zones and Rate of Perceived Exertion Zones

Comparing HR Zones and RPE Zones When preparing my training sessions on the turbo, all workouts and articles emphasise the importance of training in the correct zone in order to get the most benefit. Using a heart rate monitor and … Continue reading

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Supplemental summer turbo training

More Turbo Training Videos Even though it is now spring and the weather is getting better, using the turbo trainer in summer  can still pay dividends.  Introducing some supplemental training provides an easy way to focus on specific areas of … Continue reading

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Introduction to Turbo Training

My Training History Last year I entered the Marmotte Cycling Event with several friends.  (You can read more about the event here.) This was the most challenging event I’ve ever attempted. The course is 174km long. I’ve completed this distance … Continue reading

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Turbo Training at Home

It’s getting into winter. It’s cold & not particularly pleasant to go out for long rides, so it’s time to get the turbo trainer out at home. Backtracking a bit …  Last year at about this time I decided to … Continue reading

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