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Wed Dec 13th 2017
Turbo Training
Leader:
Sara Ward
Start Time:
7:00 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Indoor turbo session of approximately 1 hour's duration, will comprise of a warm up, a workout focusing on different elements of training and a warm down. Different leaders plan and deliver each session, accompanied by a soundtrack. Amount of exercise is determined individually so sessions are suitable for riders of all levels. Turbo set up time from 6.30.

This is the last session in 2017 and (as traditional) will include a festive flavour.

If you have not attended a session before, please read the following document listed in 'Proposed Route' below and contact the ride leader if you have any questions.
Report:
A good crowd for the last session of the calendar year.

Our active warm up included a virtual climb up Dragon hill as the weather got in the way on Sunday. For the core of the workout we split into two parallel teams (denoted by gold or sliver tinsel) and alternated between stints at threshold and tempo - some serious work was evident tonight!

The final push took the form of a free for all 2 minute dash (aka Denchworth) and we missed the hum of Dave Talboys' machine for that one!

A shorter session overall to allow time for festive fruit punch and Phil's legendary cheese straws.

Thanks to Des and Eddie for lending technical support and to Karen our turbo captain for another excellent term.
Proposed Route: http://www.cyclingukwantage.org.uk/blog.php?p=751"
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Start Locations
WMP
Wantage Market Place
OMH
Old Mill Hall, Grove
Categories
1* - Suitable for irregular, social, beginner or family riders, pace will match the slower riders. Not hilly or long. Expect rides up to 3 hours. Gentle exercise.
2* - Suitable for regular riders who prefer to cover some distance but at a more relaxed pace. Likely to be half-day rides. Solid exercise.
3* - Suitable for experienced riders, may be hilly, long, quick, or any combination! Likely to be half or full-day rides. Challenging exercise.
4* - Suitable for athletic riders who can ride safely above the 3* standard. Quick rides for the fit.
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