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Old 09-08-09, 08:12 AM
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I need some advice

I am riding in the MS150 this weekend and I have to choose my route. I can do either 40 or 75 miles each day. I wanted to do the 75 but my longest ride so far has been 35 miles. 40 will be easy but I really wanted to do 150 for the weekend. Any thoughts or suggestions? If I can 40 can I do 75?
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Old 09-08-09, 08:17 AM
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Yes. If 40 would be "easy" then you can do 75, but it might hurt a lot, and you might not want to get back on your bike the next day. I say give it a shot, and give yourself permission to stay home from work on Monday if you complete the 150. Good luck!
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Ok, tips on the MS ride:

Rubber side goes down

Have a blast!

I have never had as much fun on a bike ride as I have had at the MS 150. I firmly believe with the energy of the event and motivation from everyone you should be able to do the full 75. Keep on eating and drinking, stop to stretch as often as you need, stand on your pedals every 15 minutes or so to get some blood back into...there...and enjoy the ride. It's not a race, it doesn't matter if you average 20mph or 8mph. Personally I would sign up for the whole shebang, if you can't make it you can always catch a lift on a SAG. You can do it!
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and since "YOU WILL MAKE THE 150" imagine the ego boost!!! and bragging rights at a righteous milestone!!!

DO IT!!!
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