Old 04-13-16, 01:34 AM
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None of my rides have a sag wagon. I don't leave myself much choice other than getting to the end.

Do you have a map of the course? If all else fails, perhaps a shortcut is possible.

Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
You guys aren't doing the OP any favors here.

He says he already knows the ride is too much for him and said he struggled with an easier ride of the same length. Telling the guy to ride a ride which he already knows he can't do is pretty irresponsible.

Pride says ride. Humility says train and and then ride. A week and a half isn't enough time to train. Better to train and ride it well then ride too soon and be off the bike with injury.
Everything being equal, the second century ride should be easier than the first.

In this case, it is not exactly equal, but the previous ride should help.

Also, you have to look at the hill characteristics, not just the sheer number of hills and elevation change.
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