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Old 01-06-06, 10:27 AM
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Originally Posted by CardiacKid
I think the best way to do it is a well supported charity ride. See if there are any in your area in the next month. They have rest stops set up with food and beverage, at reasonable intervals. Additionally, just having alot of other people around, gives you more strength. You don't need to ride in a pack. If you just do a comfortable pace, there will be people around that are going the same speed.
Planning a 100 mile route can be difficult. Also there is the advantage of the SAG wagon if you have a problem.

i have to agree with this! go "organized" for your first! once you've done it... then do a solo (or small group) one that is planned!
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