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Targeting a Century: Training Plan
I have an supported century at the end of August I wish to attempt.
Last August I rode the Metric. Two months later, I rode the Natchez Trace from Nashville to Tupelo. About 230 miles in three days. After that, I stopped riding for a while, and haven't done any distance work until June of this year. Had seat issues. Pun intended.
I became a commuter, and have been riding 4 days a week to work, 12 miles round trip w/ hills. Usually work in a 7 mile extension lap before getting to the office. Sometimes two laps. Time is an issue.
Saturdays are my ride days, and I have been trying to increase seat time by 30 minutes each Saturday.
A typical week looks like this past week:
S=35 (increasing by time each week)
S=8 (family ride with kids)
Your opinions please! Am I going to make it with this plan? Did I wait to late for distance riding? How would you adjust?