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Sorry to hear about the fall Joe. I wish you a speedy recovery. Just glad to hear there was someone to help out and that you are on healing. All the best.


Wow Joe, sorry to hear about your crash, but glad it wasn't worse. Hope you heal completely and are back at a CTL of 90 soon! Look forward to reading your new book soon.

Joe Friel

Buzz - Thanks for your well wishes!

Steve Pero

Joe, just wanted to say that I've enjoyed your aging series and am looking forward to your book. There just isn't enough info out there for us (I'm 62, have been a runner for 39 years).
Bummer about the crash, best of luck with healing and getting back out there.

Joe Friel

Steve Pero--Thanks for your kind comments.

Mick Mathews

Glad to hear you are ok. Back when you started posting about the aging athlete I mentioned the difficulty I had transitioning from XC skiing the cycling as I got older and planned on doing "intensity maintenance" for the bike this year. Since then I have done 6 x 30 sec on x 90 sec off once per week mostly inside. The transition to the bike has been much improved this year.
Mick Mathews

Lisa Wei-haas

Really looking forward to reading your new book (as i plow through my fifties) !! Perhaps include a section in your book about expediting healing as we age?! ;))

Take good care!


Sorry to hear about the crash, but glad to know you are recovering and getting back to life; hopefully that includes the bike at the appropriate time.

The Training Bible has been invaluable and it continues to influence how I approach my riding/training/racing each season. The principles found in that book have had a significant impact on the last ten years of my life and I'm grateful for it.

All the Best

Robin Smith

Get well soon. And its not a boring story at all. There seems to be a tendency for some cyclists to attract bad crashes, in much greater proportion than the norm. I'm not saying that is right or wrong or making a judgement of ability. I am saying its observed, in fact, and I wonder if its worth investigating?

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