This season I will be relying 100% on TrainerRoad to prepare for my goals (A race: Cape Epic 2021). I’ve used Plan Builder and am currently on the second week of SSBHV1. I live in sunny Barcelona and weather will be warm until late october probably. With this in mind, I’m trying to do as many outdoor workouts as possible, specifically weekend rides + tuesday & thursday, doing wednesday & friday indoors. The reason behind this is that I can find routes that fit the scheduled workout including rest times.
Nevertheless, I was wondering about wokouts like today’s: Tallac. It consists of 3x15 SS intervals w/3’ rests. Barcelona is sorrounded by a natural park with a lot of hills that at my current fitness level allow me for a solid 20min SS work. But with Tallac, it is impossible for me to ride downhill in 3 minutes and be able to start at a point where I still have 15min uphill. Does it matter if I make longer rest intervals as long as I’m doing 3x15 @SS?
TL;DR: Tallac outdoor - 3x15 @SS w/3’ recoveries. Does it matter if my recoveries are longer? I want to do it outside on a local climb and descent will take me ~6min