How To Train Like It’s 1986

How To Train Like It’s 1986


GCN step back in time and inform you what training was like in 1986. Warning, it’s a far cry from the training methods of today.

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It’s 1986, Thatcher is in charge of the UK and Ronald Reagan is the main man in the USA. Top Gun and Crocodile Dundee are Box-Office hits.

Team”mates” Greg LeMond & Bernard Hinault battled it out at the Tour de France including the infamous 1-2 on Alpe d’Huez.

Simon and Dan take a look at how cycle training was done back in the days when Powermeters were something the local electrician used!

It’s all about doing as much as possible, on as little as possible.
200km, no food allowed. Ride until you blow-up. Then fuel on confectionary.