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Winter Bike Training

Is there anything more boring than running on a treadmill?  How about riding your bike indoors?  If that's not more boring it's at least on-par.  I think I may have found a solution.

Indoor training 
Indoor training. 

Bike trainer + college basketball.  Here is my strategy:

  • During the gameplay, ride at steady-state, IE a comfortable pace
  • During commercials kick it up a notch and attack
I find the relative randomness of commercials make for a great way to break things up, kind of like encountering a small hill on the ride.  As for halftime, I just switch over to another game and undertake the same strategy.
 
It's a great way to combine something enjoyable with something monotonous and boring.  Let's see how long this lasts...