Long bike rides and Learning… I LOVE LEARNING!

Massive few weeks because all of last weekend was spent on a course in Christchurch, one that was super exciting and fills me with all sorts of new skills, way beyond my wildest dreams!

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Fitting long distance cycling training into a self employed working week!

This week has been all about getting some training going and some balance with work not taking over. This is quite tricky when it is still windy rainy spring time in the deep south! Still, I have figured out a way to fit in swimming without it being a pain in my ass so that must be a good thing, right?

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Cycling progress; training with Zwift

This week, cycling has been my focus as I attempt to get my training back on track. Winter continues to rip through Southland meaning going outside is a lot less desirable than staying indoors! So, Zwift has been getting some exercise as I work at consistent cycling without freezing my ass off.

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finding my mojo… and the snow!

This is a rarity in a coastal city: this is a highway! We had snow to sea level which lasted a whole 24 hours and ground the whole of Southland to a halt!

I’m sorry, Southland, I declare you all quite cr@p at dealing with snow!

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Loving to hate the bike: I prefer sprint training!

This view is beginning, quite frankly, to p1ss me off and demotivate me from cycling completely. I have decided that I much prefer sprint training, because the training blocks are short and quick, easy to fit in around all sorts of other normal every day things.

I find the indoor trainer boring as hell, quite frankly. I actually almost withdrew my entry from the Aquabike in Feb. I am really struggling with finding motivation and time to sit on a bike for hours on end.

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