starting pistol means war
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Orlando, FL
Bikes: Cervelo R3
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100 miles @ 30 mph = 3:20
That happens in the pro ranks sometimes.
Hell, the Worlds RR in Zolder in 2003 was just short of 30mph avg and that was about 150-160 miles.
Personally, I've been in 100+ mile RR's that were well under 4 hours, but don't usually care what the time was. Racing is about efforts and recovery.
Never have I gone for a time at a century ride though. That takes all the fun out of doing it. Piggin' out at sag stops. Socializing with friends. Etc...
Best way to ride a century = ride 20 miles mod-hard, stop at sag for 20',
ride 20 miles mod-hard, stop at sag for 20',
repeat 3 more times