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    double century ride times

    I am interested to know of some average times for someone who average cyclist, not a pro like Lance Armstrong to do a double century ride
    that is 200 miles.

    Based on an assumption course has some climbs etc.

    A round about figure is best. thanks

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    Depends on the route, I've done them in the 10hr range for a double with 6000ft of climbing to the 16hr range for a double with 20,000ft of climbing.
    It doesn't get harder, you just go slower.

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    Quote Originally Posted by worldtraveller View Post
    I am interested to know of some average times for someone who average cyclist, not a pro like Lance Armstrong to do a double century ride that is 200 miles.
    Why?

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    195 miles, 17100 feet of climbing in 18:30 including stops (two sitdown meals).

    http://ridewithgps.com/routes/528319

    I am no Lance and I (gasp) ride a recumbent.

    Take out the excessive climbing and the two, hour-long meals and we coulda done it a lot faster. But why? We do these things for the experience. Nobody hands us a check at the end for being so darned awesome. In many (most?) ultracycling efforts, you have only yourself to satisfy.

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    It's a trick question. The average cyclist doesn't do double centuries.
    "be careful this rando stuff is addictive and dan's the 'pusher'."

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    http://www.caltriplecrown.com/

    You can find results there for a lot of different doubles, some without much climbing and some with a lot of climbing.
    centuryperweek.blogspot.com

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