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by amcycling
24 Oct 2016, 4:43pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: I'm a newbie aiming to do 100 miles and need some advice
Replies: 44
Views: 2627

Re: I'm a newbie aiming to do 100 miles and need some advice

Thanks to all that replied to this thread; it has helped me get started and helped me see that I don't have to worry too much; just get started and that there are lots of ways to get to the goal. I did my first two hour ride on Saturday and found it surprisingly OK, I thought it would be worse. Wors...
by amcycling
26 Sep 2016, 11:44pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: I'm a newbie aiming to do 100 miles and need some advice
Replies: 44
Views: 2627

Re: I'm a newbie aiming to do 100 miles and need some advice

Me….Fifty nine years old…..Cycling regularly for four years…...No fancy training ritual, special diet, electronic wizz bang whatsoever. Coincidentally, I did my first 100 mile run just two days ago……Two things that worked for me 1) Dead obvious really, but watch the weather forecast…particularly th...
by amcycling
22 Sep 2016, 4:09pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: I'm a newbie aiming to do 100 miles and need some advice
Replies: 44
Views: 2627

Re: I'm a newbie aiming to do 100 miles and need some advice

do you have a particular 100 mile ride in mind? Does it have any constraints? Hadn't really thought that far ahead! You make a very good point, I didn't have a specific route in mind, I thought I'd tackle that when I got comfortable enough. I'm not part of any club yet but I certainly will look som...
by amcycling
22 Sep 2016, 3:25pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: I'm a newbie aiming to do 100 miles and need some advice
Replies: 44
Views: 2627

Re: I'm a newbie aiming to do 100 miles and need some advice

Wow, thanks all for such a quick response. I was a bit nervous posting here but you've all been very kind.

I'm super enthused to just crack on and give it a go without worrying too much. Thanks for the help (and confidence boost)!
by amcycling
22 Sep 2016, 10:10am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: I'm a newbie aiming to do 100 miles and need some advice
Replies: 44
Views: 2627

I'm a newbie aiming to do 100 miles and need some advice

Hi all, I like a challenge and have set myself the 100 mile goal. I looked at this training guide for advice: http://www.bicycling.com/training/fitness/100-mile-goal. This starts off the preparation on week one with a person being able to do around 13 mph for around two hours. I went cycling yesterd...