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Ask a coach: ‘I haven’t got time for endurance rides on the weekend – how can I construct as much as a 100-mile occasion?’


A 100-mile occasion or ‘century experience’ is regularly a purpose for a starting bicycle owner. It is not solely a ceremony of passage however it additionally rightly comes with a fantastic sense of accomplishment. Even on ‘straightforward’ terrain, driving 100 miles is extraordinarily powerful and requires not solely bodily but in addition psychological power. I nonetheless bear in mind my first 100-mile experience which, out of necessity, did have a number of café stops and after I acquired in I used to be very a lot prepared for my mattress.

However – do it’s essential really experience 100 miles prematurely of taking in your occasion or problem? After all it may well assist, however that is extra as a result of it builds the arrogance in your self that you are able to do it. In the event you don’t have a limiteless variety of hours on the bike to spare –  as many people don’t – what then? I recall, my longest experience was round 3-4 hours previous to my first 12-hour mountain bike occasion. 



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