Ride Daddy Ride
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Villa Incognito
Bikes: 1983 Trek 720; 1983 Trek 620; 1989 Gi Cannondale Bad Boy Ultra; LeMond Victoire; Bike Friday Pocket Rocket Pro
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OK, I'll bite--but I'd trust your advice before I'd trust my own. Anyway this is what I would do (if I were ever in the kind of shape you already are)
Maybe one hilly metric century this week and one next week--not more. None the week of the big ride. Don't overtrain and don't get stale. You're already in good shape. The time to taper is now.
At least one day off the bike, maybe two each of the next two weeks and three or four days off the bike the week of the century.
The rest of the time, relatively easy rides working on various aspects of your personal riding style: smoothing out your pedal stroke, for example. Social rides are good if they relax you and make you enjoy your time on the bike.
Stretching and core work most days.
Eat healthy--lots of fruits, veggies, whole grains and lean protein sources along with plenty of water.
That's my two cents. Sign me:
"Those who can't do teach."
"Light it up, Popo." --Levi Leipheimer