I just got a used '83 Bianchi Randonneur in preparation for next years Seattle to Portland ride. I currently commute to work 8.5 miles round trip daily, but haven't done any riding over 20 miles at a time. Any training tips for the next 10 months?
Also, the bike I got is a large frame for me - it's a 23", and I'm 5'10", but aside from the top tube being a bit high, it's very comfortable. I can stand over it, but there is NO clearance. Other than the obvious, is there anything else I should be worried about?
Here's a pic of the bike: