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Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling

Do you enjoy centuries, double centuries, brevets, randonnees, and 24-hour time trials? Share ride reports, and exchange training, equipment, and nutrition information specific to long distance cycling. This isn't for tours, this is for endurance events cycling

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Your century bicycle(s)

    Started by Machka, 02-18-07 12:40 AM
    38 Pages
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    10-17-14, 03:47 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Touring vs. Long Distance Cycling

    Started by Old Dirt Hill, 06-29-06 02:53 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 100
    • Views: 43,173
    06-13-13, 08:08 AM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Tips for riding a Century

    Started by Machka, 04-02-12 09:28 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 115
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    11-08-14, 02:10 AM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Training for Your First Fixed-Gear Century

    Started by The Octopus, 12-05-11 11:58 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 51
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    09-04-14, 06:55 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: 2014 Century-A-Month Club

    Started by joewein, 01-06-14 08:07 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 44
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    12-23-14, 08:14 AM Go to last post
  1. Soma Grand Randonneur

    Started by Bandera, 10-08-13 01:18 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 104
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    07-05-14, 01:36 PM Go to last post
  2. What biking distance is similar to running a marathon?

    Started by lineinthewater, 10-23-09 09:57 PM
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    • Replies: 68
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    10-27-14, 07:08 AM Go to last post
  3. Randonneuring bike for small people

    Started by ufa, 01-10-13 06:12 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 51
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    ufa
    11-04-14, 05:13 AM Go to last post
  4. What makes you long distance riders want to ride so much?

    Started by lungimsam, 12-22-13 01:34 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 63
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    12-03-14, 04:42 PM Go to last post
  5. PBP 2015 time to start long range planning

    Started by La Tortue, 06-03-12 06:57 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 62
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    12-27-14, 04:30 PM Go to last post
  6. 2013 Century-A-Month Club

    Started by joewein, 01-07-13 09:45 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 75
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    01-06-14, 08:04 AM Go to last post
  7. Opinions on bikes

    Started by cdat12, 01-16-14 11:00 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 62
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    03-06-14, 09:51 PM Go to last post
  8. Poll: Clipless vs. Platform Pedals for Long Distance Riding

    Started by steve-in-kville, 07-25-14 04:13 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 3,567
    09-17-14, 08:17 PM Go to last post
  9. Dealing with accelerated wear on components from long rides

    Started by krobinson103, 05-14-14 02:12 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 72
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    06-12-14, 01:38 AM Go to last post
  10. 2014 - Long Distance Cycling Goals

    Started by Machka, 12-31-13 08:22 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 44
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    09-16-14, 02:41 PM Go to last post
  11. 2013 -- 1000-Mile Month Challenge

    Started by Machka, 12-30-12 09:52 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
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    01-01-14, 11:11 AM Go to last post
  12. Summer goal is 200K - How much will a Disc Trucker slow me down?

    Started by JWK, 06-02-14 07:53 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 55
    • Views: 3,165
    06-28-14, 02:17 PM Go to last post
  13. Do I need another GPS for longer brevets?

    Started by pdlamb, 03-13-14 04:36 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 64
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    04-02-14, 10:11 PM Go to last post
  14. first rando bike build- what do you think?

    Started by johnnyboy1, 03-05-14 10:42 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
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    03-23-14, 10:24 PM Go to last post
  15. Questions about light for long distance event

    Started by delbwhite, 02-27-14 12:50 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 58
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    03-06-14, 08:37 PM Go to last post
  16. saddle suggestions for endurance road bike

    Started by seanpatrick76, 07-10-14 05:55 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
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    07-18-14, 02:02 PM Go to last post
  17. 11 speed hub on Shimano XT disc hub

    Started by polarstar, 01-07-14 05:20 PM
    • Replies: 16
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    01-11-14, 02:14 AM Go to last post
  18. Light(er) Steel Fame Options?

    Started by divtag, 05-05-14 09:16 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 38
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    05-24-14, 06:17 AM Go to last post
  19. Tips for First Time Double Century Rider

    Started by Heathpack, 11-07-14 10:21 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 77
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    12-08-14, 09:25 PM Go to last post
  20. Riding brevets as training instead of training possible?

    Started by lungimsam, 03-29-14 02:52 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
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    04-16-14, 07:03 PM Go to last post
  21. How long can a person ride a bike without support?

    Started by maddane, 08-20-13 02:37 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 35
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    01-04-14, 07:53 AM Go to last post
  22. Hot Weather Tips?

    Started by JBerman, 05-20-14 01:49 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 33
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    09-04-14, 05:54 AM Go to last post
  23. Tips for the PBP

    Started by Machka, 12-14-06 02:35 PM
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    • Replies: 33
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    07-31-14, 08:16 AM Go to last post
  24. Rando luggage conundrum

    Started by 9606, 07-17-14 09:47 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 33
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    07-28-14, 12:20 PM Go to last post
  25. Can you really go faster on Carbon Fiber (expensive) bikes ?

    Started by kel2856, 08-09-14 07:41 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
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    08-19-14, 09:56 AM Go to last post
  26. 2014 -- 1000-Mile Month Challenge

    Started by Machka, 12-31-13 08:26 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
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    12-26-14, 09:40 AM Go to last post
  27. 3000 miles in 30 days

    Started by karungguni, 12-02-13 10:22 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
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    06-25-14, 07:46 AM Go to last post
  28. Padded shorts, plus what else?

    Started by contango, 04-26-14 05:59 PM
    2 Pages
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    06-24-14, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  29. Long distance cycling and Garmin

    Started by c_bake, 05-11-14 10:15 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 40
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    05-13-14, 08:17 PM Go to last post
  30. Places I have slept

    Started by Rowan, 12-10-09 04:37 AM
    • Replies: 21
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    08-28-14, 09:50 AM Go to last post
  31. Minimum training for a 200k

    Started by dwmckee, 09-15-14 02:28 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 44
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    10-01-14, 11:29 PM Go to last post
  32. Surly Traveler's Check

    Started by kk27, 05-31-10 03:32 AM
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    10-29-14, 09:15 PM Go to last post
  33. leather saddle, rain, & perspiration

    Started by 9606, 08-12-14 10:16 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 45
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    08-25-14, 10:21 PM Go to last post
  34. How to reduce cramping?

    Started by dvdslw, 08-11-14 01:42 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
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    10-10-14, 06:47 PM Go to last post
  35. is riding a century every sat. to much for 61 year old?

    Started by chipmunk32, 07-18-14 08:37 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 39
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    08-20-14, 02:11 AM Go to last post
  36. Liquid Nutrition

    Started by cdat12, 01-02-14 08:14 PM
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,858
    06-18-14, 03:03 PM Go to last post
  37. What's in YOUR toolbag for long rides

    Started by Weatherby, 04-14-14 07:05 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 38
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    04-28-14, 12:31 PM Go to last post
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    04-28-14, 12:07 PM Go to last post
  38. Tips for Night Riding

    Started by seajaye, 07-15-14 08:44 PM
    2 Pages
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    06-18-14, 04:03 PM Go to last post
  39. SPD pedal suggestions?

    Started by mikeptocs, 07-21-14 07:39 AM
    • Replies: 21
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    09-15-14, 04:49 PM Go to last post
  40. Your take on "marathon type exercise is bad for you"?

    Started by ldarlee, 01-04-14 07:06 AM
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  41. 2014 Randonnees

    Started by Machka, 12-31-13 08:24 PM
    • Replies: 23
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    07-28-14, 06:39 PM Go to last post
  42. Drag Reduction For Long Distance Riding

    Started by Chris Pringle, 11-05-14 10:15 PM
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  43. UMCA announces a new record category: highest annual mileage

    Started by chriskmurray, 11-27-14 10:26 AM
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    • Replies: 43
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    12-09-14, 01:04 AM Go to last post
  44. An idea for RUSA consideration

    Started by Rapido, 09-01-14 03:19 PM
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    10-22-14, 09:33 AM Go to last post
  45. Pickle Juice for cramping

    Started by mdadams1, 05-04-14 08:51 PM
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    • Replies: 30
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    05-10-14, 10:56 PM Go to last post

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