Team CLS This 'n' That

2018-10-30 18:50:00
The Highline 2 Laps 31 km
All riders visible Scoreboard Late joining No TT bikes
5min and 20min CEVAZ limits apply
No ZPower winners
B C Distance: 31km Elevation Gain: 744m Strava route

Come and join Team CLS for our This 'n' That Ride, you can choose C or B CAT something unique to our midweek workout events. We also have the roads reserved for our group ONLY. The Tuesday rides are aimed at a creating a mix of TEMPO and CLIMBING. Some people look to avoid hills but unfortunately, they don't go away and should form an essential part of your training. This is proving a very popular ride with numbers growing all the time.

Please add the TAGS - (CLS B) or (CLS C) after your surname to take full advantage of post ride results and enable the group to identify each other. We strongly recommend a 15 to 20 mins pre-ride warm up, this will really help you feel the pace is not too hot from the off. Members of our group may like to use one of our Team CLS warm up workouts from our Facebook Group Either the TT warm up or Pre-Ride warm up work well for this from our files section.

After leaving the start gate as one the varied pace will see the CAT’s gradually split. You may be a C CAT who wants to try and hang on to the B’s, or a B CAT having a bad day who decides to slip back to the C’s bunch, the choice is yours !

B CAT - 2.8 to 3.0 w/kg TEMPO, 3.5 w/kg CLIMBING
C CAT - 2.3 to 2.5 w/kg TEMPO, 2.7 w/kg CLIMBING

The Ride will be made up of some ‘Tempo’ periods focussing on sticking as close as we can to experience Zwift’s ‘double drafting’ at its best. The TEMPO efforts can go up and down so listen for in ride instructions here. On the climbs, the w/kg will vary as well as we go up, but we aim to finish all climbs with approximate averages of the above. The leader will announce any changes in pace as the climb progresses - sometimes we may hit the bottom hard then recover, sometimes we may ramp it up it often depends on the group and course. We may also practice some strength work on some longer climbs where we drop the cadence levels.

Remember throughout the ride on any short ramps we lift the active pace by 0.5 w/kg but then settle back to the set pace ASAP. The leader may introduce real life situations you may face out on the road, such as headwinds and tailwinds / good or bad roads etc. where efforts may be required to go up or down for periods.

As these are ‘Workout Rides’, we will not be able to slow to sweep riders, so if you do find yourself off the back follow the routine and complete the ride at your pace and if possible form little groups of your own, any workout is a good workout and most importantly of all - don’t let those hills beat you! For anyone with energy left in the tank we often end the rides with an increase in pace / mini race, and we ask for riders that want to take part to support the leader with any calls they make as the format regularly changes. More info in ride.

For your information, we run an INTERVAL session for both CATs on Thursdays and a relaxing RECOVERY ride on Sundays, both at the same time as this one. Then finally, on Saturdays, we have 2 Social ENDURANCE rides, a HIGH ‘C’ CAT of approximately 50 miles. These set off at 08:30 and 14:45 on varied courses and last about 2 to 2 1/2 hours. On the Last Saturday of the month the 14:45 ride is replaced with our Team CLS Race Series. More details on our group page but you need to be a member of our Zwift Power Team, follow the link below.

We run a Team Facebook Group, which we encourage people to follow for news and other group ride info and events. It is also a great place to ask any questions you may have about Zwift and we will do our best to answer them for you. We have tried to put together a FULL weekly package that will allow riders to both enjoy their indoor sessions and back that up with some great workouts that will improve your fitness. Our Rides are entertaining throughout, and we have some fantastic regulars on every ride, so what are you waiting for, come and join us.

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See you down the Road.......’The Ferret’

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