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

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

Developing a successful bicycle century training program for yourself can be a daunting task. It can be very difficult to know where to begin, let alone know how to get yourself in shape to ride for 100 miles. Many people who decide to ride a century get information overload and simply abandon any formal training […] Read more
How Much Training Do I Need to Do to Cycle a Century – 100 Miles?

How Much Training Do I Need to Do to Cycle a Century – 100 Miles?

The above is not an easy question to answer. How much training you need to do depends on so many factors that the answer is different for every individual. Below I will discuss some of the points you will need to consider to answer this. Expected finish time Are you riding your century as a […] Read more
Bicycle Century Training – How to Supercharge Your Speed For a Century

Bicycle Century Training – How to Supercharge Your Speed For a Century

If you are planning on bicycling a century or are already training one of the things you will be focusing on is your average speed. This number will be the best tool you have to working out what your expected finish time will be. In this article I will reveal some great ways to boost […] 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
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
Cycling a Century – Training Tips

Cycling a Century – Training Tips

Vary Your Training Rides A common mistake amongst people training for century rides is to simply go out and ride as much as they can, ignoring pace. While this can work it will not allow you to get the most from your training. It is best to vary your training rides as much as possible. […] Read more