Thursday , 17 October 2019

CAPE EPIC DIARY: WHAT WE LEARNED FROM OUR BUILD-UP RACES

CAPE EPIC DIARY: WHAT WE LEARNED FROM OUR BUILD-UP RACES

  If you’re going to race the ABSA Cape Epic, you need to do some hard racing/stage racing in the build-up to prepare your body, mind – and family – for what lies in store co ...

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CAPE EPIC DIARY: TRAINING TO BECOME MORE EFFICIENT

CAPE EPIC DIARY: TRAINING TO BECOME MORE EFFICIENT

  It’s been more than a month since my last blog update. Why? Well, work, that’s why. The middle of January until the middle of February is one of the busiest times of the ye ...

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CAPE EPIC DIARY: TRAINING WITH DIRECTION

CAPE EPIC DIARY: TRAINING WITH DIRECTION

  So I got my results from my first FTP (Function Threshold Power) test. They read as follows: Max Heart Rate: 187 beats per minute Structural Aerobic Conditioning (STE) HR: ...

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CAPE EPIC DIARY: MY GREAT DILEMMA

CAPE EPIC DIARY: MY GREAT DILEMMA

  My teammate for the 2015 ABSA Cape Epic is fellow Joburg cyclist, Issy Zimmerman. Issy is a couple of years older than me, but has an ‘engine’ of note! He’s become a bit bored o ...

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FIVE FESTIVE SEASON MTB GIFTS FOR UNDER R500

FIVE FESTIVE SEASON MTB GIFTS FOR UNDER R500

  Shew. That was one hell of a year.  I personally test rode at least 45 different bikes of three different wheel sizes in six South African provinces as well as in the Swiss ...

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