Ultra distance cycling book

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Ultra distance cycling book

Postby matt2matt2002 » 29 Sep 2017, 8:22pm

Anyone bought the above book by Simon Jobson?
Always looking for tips on improving my Cycling times and efficiency.
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Re: Ultra distance cycling book

Postby PH » 30 Sep 2017, 12:19pm

Not come across it but it seems to be aimed at those training for a specific type of cycling, is that what you want?
If you haven't already read it, I can recommend the Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook, which has lots of practical information along with training plans for various goals.

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Re: Ultra distance cycling book

Postby Heltor Chasca » 30 Sep 2017, 12:58pm

PH wrote:Not come across it but it seems to be aimed at those training for a specific type of cycling, is that what you want?
If you haven't already read it, I can recommend the Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook, which has lots of practical information along with training plans for various goals.


+1 for this book which I have found incredibly useful.

I tried a Kindle sample of this new book in the OP, but it was a poor representation of what MIGHT be in the book. So I'll wait until the price goes down before I reconsider.

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Re: Ultra distance cycling book

Postby mnichols » 30 Sep 2017, 7:01pm

Nope, but just downloaded a sample to my kindle. If it's any good I'll buy it

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Re: Ultra distance cycling book

Postby horizon » 30 Sep 2017, 8:03pm

PH wrote:If you haven't already read it, I can recommend the Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook, which has lots of practical information along with training plans for various goals.


Thanks PH, I've just ordered a s/h copy.
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Re: Ultra distance cycling book

Postby Audax67 » 1 Oct 2017, 8:46am

PH wrote:Not come across it but it seems to be aimed at those training for a specific type of cycling, is that what you want?
If you haven't already read it, I can recommend the Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook, which has lots of practical information along with training plans for various goals.


I can reach out and touch my copy without swivelling the chair. Also Burke & Pavelka's Long-Distance Cycling.
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Re: Ultra distance cycling book

Postby matt2matt2002 » 1 Oct 2017, 5:12pm

PH wrote:Not come across it but it seems to be aimed at those training for a specific type of cycling, is that what you want?
If you haven't already read it, I can recommend the Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook, which has lots of practical information along with training plans for various goals.


Is that the one by Simon Doughty?
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Re: Ultra distance cycling book

Postby Heltor Chasca » 1 Oct 2017, 7:07pm

matt2matt2002 wrote:
PH wrote:Not come across it but it seems to be aimed at those training for a specific type of cycling, is that what you want?
If you haven't already read it, I can recommend the Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook, which has lots of practical information along with training plans for various goals.


Is that the one by Simon Doughty?


It is. Brilliant book. I think I paid just over £2.80 SH for mine.