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Given this, I'll be aiming for 12k again in 2017 as I have found that 1k per month, every month, is a realistic target for me.
Looking forward to seeing the progress of others as well. All the best for 2017!
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skull wrote:I might need to get back into riding this year.
Dropping my expectations and aiming for 7k.
Skull - you may want join the 6k thread?
I'm in. I'll say 12k and aim to keep my run of 1000km months going (only one month below in the last 4 years)
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1k/month of commuting, and a bit left over for fun. Managed to start off well with a ride today, however it did highlight that I now lose fitness at a much faster rate than I used to...
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jasonc wrote:Lukeyboy wrote:15k for this year hopefully
How much climbing???
Not much for the start of this year but once the fitness is back hopefully somewhat a lot. Got the training rides over Mt Glorious and back via Mt Mee/Fernvale queued up
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Time to step up from the 6k club I suppose, wish me luck, and I'll try and get the progress bar updated.
I should be miles behind by mid Jan when I return to work and then I'll have to make it up over the rest of the year.
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I think bad diet (generally eating and drinking what ever I want when I want using cycling as an excuse to burn it off..) while trying to (badly) manage a chronic gastric condition and a total lack of any structure to include adequate rest days left me dropping in and out of some fitness plateau that I kept getting stuck in. While I wouldn't exactly call it overtraining.. I just call it a very bad training technique.
This year I'm aiming at cutting back to hit 10k, but trying to add some targeted intensity and enough slow recovery days.
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