Happy Easter to you all!
Finally, it seems that summer is coming. Even though we are not in a t-shirt / shorts phase yet, it is looking very promising. Wind is still pretty chilly but temperatures are quite near ten degrees Celsius every day.
Training camp went pretty well. Riders schedule included running, mountain biking, stair climbing and gym. It was pretty hectic but surely worth a while. Truth to be told: I was pretty tired already at the start of the camp. Week before had also been tough with long rides and time trial tests. Every winter I have the feeling that : this is as much and as hard I can train, and every year I will find out that again I went longer and harder than before. Hopefully this season it will also show. Teams main goals for this season are later this summer so I am not so worried about that fatigue in my legs. Next Saturday we will have our first race here in Finland. It is pretty flat profile, suitable for a mass sprint. Unfortunately our sprinter Matti as well as the major part of the roster has been ill with a flu for last few days. It remains to be seen how much effect that will have in our condition. Hopefully we can still perform well in the race. After Saturday there are couple of time trial-and track races in teams schedule before the next road race.
Next weeks blog comes from different rider so best of luck to you all for this spring. Ride safe.