Old 07-15-17, 01:44 PM
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I would never over-eat at one sitting. You might need food available when you wouldn't normally eat. And making sure you have enough to eat on the bike is really important. Eating is probably one of the places where a 1000k in 75 hours is easier than doing it over a number of days. Same for sleeping. Sleep is the best recovery, don't do much other than eat and sleep when you're off the bike.

I rode 1500-2000 miles when I was at a 3 week racing training camp. Of course, racers are usually pretty good at eating enough, 5000 calories a day is very common. And it was easy to get rest there.
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