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Stagecoach 2016 – Sub 60!

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    • #14544
      AvatarJason Shearer
      Participant

      Just wanted to drop a line thanking Lynda for all of the coaching and guidance that lead to a really awesome early season performance at Stagecoach in SoCal. I finished in 2nd place at 59 hours and 4 minutes. ~390 miles and 30something thousand feet of climbing. We had rain turning to mud the first day and chilly weather with 20+ mph winds the second day. Every little bit of training came into play at this race. Hike a bike practice….check. 20 min L4 intervals….yup.

      Two things I was most impressed with was the ability to push the last 36 hours with zero sleep and being able to push the last ~6 miles/1500′ of singletrack at a very hard race pace (~65% FTP) for over an hour. I didn’t know I had either of these things in me but I do know that Lynda’s coaching prepared me for it.

      You can read my full race report here: http://southerngears.blogspot.com/

      Thank you Lynda!

      Jason

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      AvatarLynda
      Keymaster

      Thanks for the kind words about my coaching. I was excited to follow your Spot and so pumped you put it all together and rode such an amazing race. You were unstoppable and made me proud to be your coach! Awesome!!

      Lynda

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      DaveDave
      Keymaster

      Awesome ride and execution, congrats on such an impressive finish. Guess who just joined the “big dogs” club 😉

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