Charlie, none of us are selling calendars and as I recall you are old and PREVIOUSLY fat so go do the ride, if you can stomach driving that far. We're a non-judgy group, except PhotoJoe, who's plenty judgy. If you get far enough in front of him you can't hear all the judginess much though, so there's that.
OK, eja - why would we not want to do the century route? I think I'm going to tackle the double at cool breeze this year so I need some miles. and hills.