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Its not the distance, its the time on the bike. Assuming this is not a solo ride, you'll be riding with other people either in a proper rotating bunch ride, or just on the same road/direction as them. This alone will increase your overall speed by as much as 20%. If you can be seated on a bike for 6 hours in a day, you can do this ride. You will need to ...


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I say go for it. If you can do a 50 mile ride, you can do a century. I will agree with @andy56 and say that this ride will be much different from any of your weekend rides. You're going to need to eat more and drink a ton, your backside will hate you, and it could be torture, but you can finish the ride. My first century I rode after a previous long ride ...


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NO, you're not ready. I'm usually very encouraging for people to go for challenges, for example Training involved to ride 175 miles (281 km) in a day But your situation is more like 1/3 Century or Metric Century? Often, if you have to ask, the answer in no. You can think about it like this: for a given fitness level, each time you ride 50% further than ...



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