Respect Your Hill
Join Date: Feb 2005
Bikes: 2007 Colnago CLX Carbon, 2 Cannondale R2000Si's (road), 1 Trek (road), 1 Cannondale (Mtn)
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I don't ride outdoors in the Winter months, so I don't qualify for the one-century-a-month thing, but......
I usually ride my first century in late May (will be the 15th this year) and ride one every weekend until early October - unless there is severe rainy, windy, nasty weather. Five of those weekend involve back-on-back/Saturday & Sunday rides. Most of these rides are in CT,NY,NH,ME,VT, and RI.
If I don't have a century planned, I will do my training loop from my house which is 80.4 miles and have an extra 23 mile extension that I can add if it feels right and I have time.
By October I am pretty burnt and I pack it in and train at the gym instead for the winter months and then start all over again in the Spring. Hey- it works for me.
I'm not saying that this is normal (nor that I am normal) but I love the challenge of long multiple rides and I am truly addicted.