The Taper 2013

Advice can be confusing:
fuori(And no, I have absolutely no idea what is going on here…)


Tapering your training, an age-old conundrum. Too much is maybe too much:
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Too little, depends on how little:
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The Tapir.
Generic Advice:
Quick: African or European? Wrong! Neither!
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Hooves or talons? No: toes.
TapirFeet

Curious or Nonplussed? You be the judge.
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More facts at Tapir.org

Some specific Taper advice:
“If in doubt, drill it out”:
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“If it’s steel, keep it horizontal” (and a keep it a palindrome):
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“Don’t put all your eggs in the same basket”:
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Always wear a helmet:
Liberator(tops are optional)

And before you call me sexist, always wear a helmet:
Atilla(pants also optional).

Ensure you have appropriate cycle gear:
BicycleShoeI can’t work out if this is for real. I think it is. Check the room for calf development.

And for the gentleman:
trousersSafety trousers. Look we don’t want “accidents”, but to be honest I don’t see how these work. Do you have to buy each leg separately?

And consider your riding position. Are you a “scorcher” or “upright”; or do you go both ways?
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We are going to Perth! I can hardly wait.

Oh, I almost forgot the most important tip. This stuff is great. And a little bit goes a long way.
CremeRandonneur

Previous wisdom:
The Taper 2012
The Taper 2011
The Taper 2010
The Taper 2009

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