Much better weather last week so I was able to get out each day. Week 2 is basically the same as week 1 - so 1 hour a day over 4 days, with rest days in between.
I've worked on quite a few routes that help keep the training interesting and varied, plus when it's blowing a hoolie it means I can choose a route that involves an outward route into the wind, and a return leg with the wind on my back.
This weeks training plan & rides
This is a nice route to Landbeach. The only squeeky-bum moment is the short section on the A10 between Landbeach and Milton, which can't be avoided if I'm to stand any chance of getting home a different way:
I love the fact the guided busway is nearby and I can hop on and off as I want. It's a great surface to cycle on, but when there's wind it's bloody horrible. This route went through the centre of St Ives:
A good little loop involving some small local inclines to help test the legs:
And finally a walking challenge involving 5 pubs. It was exercise, honest:
Week 2 Stats
I lost 1 cycling day this week to a '5 Pub Challenge' walk which involved walking 12 miles between 5 different pubs around some of my local villages - all in aid of Over Day Centre. Since it was definitely exercise I'm going to add this to the totals as a replacement for my lost cycling! It will bloat the time figure but this is offset by the different in distance which I'll make up over the coming weeks:
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