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The Best Century Training Program – How to Optimize Your Century Training

The Best Century Training Program – How to Optimize Your Century Training

One of the most common questions I get asked is “what is the best century training program”? This is not an easy question to answer as every rider is different and has very unique bodies. Each person will respond differently to varying training loads, intensities and conditions. It is these almost limitless variables that confuses Read more
CYCLING – Tips on Time Management

CYCLING – Tips on Time Management

You can’t ignore the role of time management when training cycling. Here are some useful tips on time management. Set goals When you have the date of an important event circled on the calendar, you won’t have difficulty motivating yourself to find riding opportunities. As the crucial day nears, you can justify arranging other parts Read more
Century Ride Training – Where to Start If You Want to Ride 100 Miles

Century Ride Training – Where to Start If You Want to Ride 100 Miles

Getting started with your century ride training can be a daunting task, particularly if you are relatively inexperienced with endurance cycling. One of the most common problems I hear is from people not knowing where to start. In this article I will attempt to get you started by identifying some of the things you should […] Read more
Cycling Century Riding Tips

Cycling Century Riding Tips

What is a century? It stands for 100. In a cycling century, that means a recreational ride of a 100 miles. There is no competition as in a running marathon. The name marathon gotten from the ancient Greek heroic 26 mile run. The century can be 100 miles or a metric century of 100 kilometers […] Read more
Century Training Schedule 101 – How to Train For a Century Ride

Century Training Schedule 101 – How to Train For a Century Ride

Do you want to ride a century? Riding your bike for 100 miles can be a daunting task however with the right training and preparation completing your first century is more than achievable. The key to successfully riding a century The most important aspect of riding a bike for 100 miles is having a structured […] Read more
Century Bike Ride Training – For a Successful 100 Mile Cycle

Century Bike Ride Training – For a Successful 100 Mile Cycle

Organising your Century Bike Ride Training is reasonably straight forward if you plan well. The amount of time you’ll need to train prior to completing a Century will depend on your level of cycling ability. I’m going to assume you are fairly new to endurance riding and find an hour or two cycling reasonably comfortable, […] Read more
Cycling 100 Miles – A Training Guide

Cycling 100 Miles – A Training Guide

Cycling 100 miles (a century) is an achievable feat for most people assuming adequate preparation and training are performed. Obviously the main thing you need to do is to start building up the miles you clock on the bike as early as possible in your training regime. You should aim to be able to complete […] Read more
Bicycle Century Training – How to Train to Ride 100 Miles

Bicycle Century Training – How to Train to Ride 100 Miles

Bicycle century training can be a very daunting prospect. For someone relatively new to the sport, riding a bike for 100 miles can be a very daunting prospect. Many people wonder where to begin their training and what type of training they should be doing. In this article I will explain what you need to […] Read more
Century Training For Older Riders

Century Training For Older Riders

Many people ask me if riding a century is something they can do despite being in their twilight years. The first thing I tell them is that last year I coached an 82 year old rider to cycle his first century. Anything is possible with the right training. The big fear for many older people […] Read more
Cycle Century Training – How to Ride Long Distance

Cycle Century Training – How to Ride Long Distance

Long distance bike riding requires a certain type of training. Training for any endurance event places a huge amount of extra strain on your body. As you are pushing your body to its limits, it is so much easier to push yourself too hard. Doing so can have two different types of ill effect. First […] Read more