How Much Fitter Did I Get In 6 Weeks of Training for Flanders?

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How Much Fitter Did I Get In 6 Weeks of Training for Flanders?
We catch up with Cillian, our resident statistician here at GCN, as he trains with Wahoo SYSTM to tackle the Ronde Van Vlaanderen! With 20 gruellingly steep cobbled climbs and 160 kilometres of road ahead, the challenge is immense. So far, he's been smashing it, but the question remains: will he be fully prepared for the Tour of Flanders next week?

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Welcome 0:00
Progress since our last check-in 0:43
What should I know about tyre width for riding on cobbles? 3:51
What about gearing? 4:26
What should I know about climbing technique? 5:22
Cobble climbing test 1 5:32
Cobble climbing test 2 6:19
Discussing Si's "crown of the road" advice 8:24
Reflecting on the challenge so far 9:25
How fit am I compared to seven weeks ago? 10:24
The Half Monty: Ramp test 11:34
Test Results 13:19

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