Archive for March, 2011

Big Block

Posted in Training on March 29, 2011 by rogeremasse

Since my team, the Terps didn’t even make the NCAA tournament this year, while most of you are off doing early season mud races, I’ve been authoring my own version of March Madness… this in the form of a crazy-high hours training block. Since I loosely follow a Friel training plan, there is the three week block near the end of the base period that represents the biggest training volume of the year… the big block.

Most of this is riding time and most of that on my road, cross or single speed commuting bike… yes road bikes. I finally broke out my Trek Superfly 29er single speed yesterday to close out a 25 hour week with an awesome ride up in the Frederick watershed. It’s time to become a mountain biker again.
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