High intensity intervals or long/slow distance? Where do you start if you’re looking to transition from “just riding” to “training”? Before we get there, let’s begin with a more basic question, “Why train”?
I had a decent excuse for missing the Chico Stage Race with my second child being born and all, but Strava guilt and race reports from friends had me itching to pin another number on. After getting the blessing from my wife, I decided rain or shine I was giving it a rip at the Red Kite Criterium in Livermore. With my trusty Specialized Allez from Kinetic Cycles and Race Rim 50’s on the roof, teammate Chris F. and I headed over to the East Bay.