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Old 11-11-05, 07:08 PM
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Long Distance Training Book

I would like to find a long distance training book to help me get ready for a 200 mile (over 2 days) charity ride next August. I am 67 years old and ride a Lemond Zurich. I currently ride 12-20 miles 5 days a week, but I am very slow, averaging about 11mph. Your recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 11-12-05, 01:22 AM
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First of all, the book you're looking for is:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/157...books&v=glance

The Complete Book of Long-Distance Cycling : Build the Strength, Skills, and Confidence to Ride as Far as You Want by by Edmund R. Burke and Ed Pavelka


Next, check out these links for training, equipment, nutrition, and ride ideas:

http://www.ultracycling.com/

http://www.randonneurs.bc.ca/links/links.html

http://www.rusa.org/

http://www.audax.org.au/index.asp

http://www.audax.uk.net/index2.htm

http://www.pactour.com/

http://www.bikecenturies.com/
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Very good book, I save a little & got it here. Also have several other good cycling books.


http://www.bookcloseouts.com/default...x=0&submit.y=0
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Wow Thanks for all the information
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