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Old 08-18-14, 07:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Lvlbiker View Post
Only worry now is to calm down and not tear off at full speed. Hoping the group dynamic work for me instead of against me in this regard.
Yes. Some first-time event riders get caught up in the moment and go out too hard. Even if you do, it's only 35 miles. It's more of a problem when a person who has done no more than 40 miles pushes it too hard on a 75 mile ride and implodes at mile 55. I shared a room with a guy who did that on a two-day ride. He ended up messing up his knee and was so exhausted that he had his parents come pick him up. They were not happy about the long drive.
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