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How many KM/Miles per week?

May 6, 2009
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So how KM/Miles you do per week, and for those that race, is this including racing or not?

For me, with racing I try and aim for 350km a week. Now that I will start a new job tomorrow and my hours from 6.00am to 4.30pm Monday - Thursday, a lot of my km's will be riding to work, and just training on my trainer at home. Although I will only be able to measure it by time completed.
 
Aug 4, 2009
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Dont measure it by Km's a week but hours try to get at least one ride midweek at same distance or time to your next race .

We race 80 km Saturday I try to get in a 90 km ride wednesday but if I do 90km on my own then it will take longer. then a couple of sessions on the trainer or short road.
Main thing is a good base to work from. Some need more than others.
Sprinters sit in the bunch so dont need as much as the guys who work.

If you have to- positivly have to do a turn on the front make sure it is down hill and early enough in the race to alow you to recover for a sprint.

we all know who they are SOS riders.
 
Mar 19, 2009
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i've started getting back to 200km/wk. mainly commuting with a 2hr+ ride on the weekend.

i don't race but am aiming to towards the end of this year, when hopefully i'm logging 300km/wk.
 
Mar 18, 2009
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200-250km/week. I live in Canada, so this is on the trainer at the moment. This will pick up when we are able to ride outside regularly (April-May) and I am able to do more longer endurance rides on the weekend (as well as commuting to work).
 
Mar 13, 2009
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120km Sat.
50km Sun.
100km Midweek ride
2 x 45min indoor trainer sessions. Usually about 20kms each.

That'll make it close to 290km give or take. Probably add another 40 or so Kms on the fixie but they're usually junk JRA k's so not counted.
 
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Gah! As soon as the weather turned—about a month ago—I sprained my ankle, and it's taken almost this long for it to be strong enough for me to feel safe riding on it. Lots of stationary bike over the past few weeks, but every pothole hurt and I worried about having to put a foot down suddenly, etc.

Before the season, I was shooting for 200km per week once I got outside. Second ride this morning, but I'll likely keep it short, and won't get above 60km or so this week. Build slowly...
 
i'm not going to be much in this p*ssing contest ;)

commuting = 150-170km a week pending route and providing i ride all 5 days
weekend will have at least a minimum 60km ride in it, which will drop to a minimum 50kms if I take out the MtB...
will be looking at racing again soon on either on or off road.
 
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It ain't about the quantity, it's about quality.

And for me that's about 150km per week.

A better measure would be time spent in training zones.
 
May 12, 2010
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Time and mileage on a bike is totally up to you. You may ride as much as you like and as often as you like.I'm going to go with riding a weekly.I was shooting for 150km per week once I got outside.If you have positively have to do a turn on the front make sure it is down hill and early enough in the race.
 
Oct 29, 2009
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When racing consistently or often, I couldn't care less about distance. I put my bike on a trainer and run various interval workouts. I may actually get the bike out for about 50 miles with a group for a recovery ride. I found that riding a trainer keeps me focused and free of distractions from other riders trying to join me.

When I'm not racing, I'll ride about 100-200 miles, but I wouldn't call that training, just out for social rides with friends.
 
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130 to 150 miles per week. I do a Wednesday night group ride of 60+ miles and then the other miles spread out over the other days and weekends. I don't race but like to try to hang with the racers who ride on Wednesday - a lot of them show up for this ride.

Throw in some centuries here and there on weekends. Pure bliss!
 
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