Harder. Better. Faster. Stronger.

As said yesterday, I had decided to do only free-rides each day this week. Today, the guest world is Innsbruck, which to me says “Hills!”, so I opted for the 4.1km Volcano Circuit on Watopia. Last night when led in bed, I did myself some quick maths. To make it round 10km in 20 minutes, … Read more

Emily’s Short Mix at My Guesstimated FTP

Yesterday I made an attempt at Emily’s Short Mix, thinking I was smarter than Zwift (hey, I’ve been riding for 2 solid weeks, I’m practically pro!) and bumping the FTP up to 165w. I failed. Epically. Today, I decided rather than admit defeat, I would try Emily’s Short Mix at my Zwift guesstimated FTP, 127w. … Read more

Murder in NYC

Wow. Wow and OMG. Emily tried to kill me Yesterday I started on Zwift’s Cycling 101 Training Plan. I found it a bit lacking in punch, though to be fair, it is based off my overall FTP, which Zwift has currently estimated at 127w. Me, being a man, believed that I knew better than Zwift. … Read more

Girl, Look At That Body – I Work Out!

Yesterday was my first rest day. Whilst I would like to say I had a lovely extra half an hour asleep, the truth is my kids woke me at the usual ridiculously early hour, and I’m guessing 6am is now the new normal. Without the morning’s exercise, I felt frustrated. Partly this is because I … Read more