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#TeamRutland: Training for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championship TT

   Words by Harry Archer

   on 11/12/2017 09:42:10

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Clair Parfrey is a Women’s Bike Ambassador and Expert Bike Fitter at our Pitsford store. After competing for Team GB at the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships last year after qualifying at the Tour of Cambridgeshire Chrono, Clair has been working hard ahead of her second crack at the infamous event later on this year.

New training year, new goals and a new coach! Last year my main goal for the year was to compete at the UCI Gran Fondo world championship time trial in France, which I achieved. But this year we are taking things a bit further – a top 10 place!

I’m going to have to up my game and train even harder! So I’ve got a new coach who’s setting me sessions to do on the turbo and the road. I quite enjoy the turbo sessions and its infinitely safer than riding on Icy roads. I use a Tacx Blue Matic turbo trainer with variable resistance. The trick to keeping yourself motivated is to have a session plan rather than just to pedal whilst watching the TV. There are numerous DVD’s available that you can use or you could try Zwift or Sufferfest sessions which are good fun. I also find having a bike permanently set up on the turbo helps anything that reduces the faffing before a session is good especially if you train before work as I do.

 

Tacx Blue Matic Turbo Trainer

The Tacx Blue Matic is a great intermediate level turbo trainer with robust frame and very user friendly.

  • Handlebar resistance lever, 10 positions
  • Blue frame with solid back legs
  • Universal fit for wheels with diameter 600 to 710 mm
  • Easy to assemble brake system
  • Brake system with 8 permanent magnets and 1kg flywheel
  • Maximum resistance 700 Watt
  • Max brake power (10 sec.) 700 Watt
  • Sprint power (1 min.) 600 Watt
  • Mass inertia 8 kg

Another challenge for me (and this time its one I’ve put on myself) is to master indoor rollers. I’ve always envied people who can just ride them. For me it is not going to come easy! In fact the first time was terrifying! Various colleagues offered advice, some useful,others not so. So I placed some Tacx Antares rollers that a friend has lent me in the downstairs loo, propped a mirror on a chair opposite and clambered aboard my bike. The downstairs loo location was perfect – a wall either side so I could nudge myself into a central location from either side, the mirror helped me to look up and not down at the wheel. The other bit of advice was – just to relax! Much easier to say than do. I’m getting there but not ready to leave the security of the loo yet! When I do I’ll post a picture.

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Launched in 2011, the UCI Gran Fondo World Series (formerly known asthe UCI World Cycling Tour) is a series of UCI-sanctioned road races held all over the world. Throughout the season, some 15 events qualify the top 25% in each age group for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships(the former UWCT Final and UCI Masters Road World Championships). The age group winners of the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships are awarded the UCI rainbow jersey. The qualifier events are open to riders of all levels: those who aim to make the podium and others who wish tocross the finish line in the best possible time.

Catch up with Clair's story so far

#TeamRutland: Clair Parfrey at the Tour of Cambridgeshire >

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