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It depends how comfortable you were feeling at the end of the 28 mile ride. My rule of thumb when advising people is that if they are quite comfortable riding one distance, then they can probably ride for half an hour more at a similar pace, or 20% further if they keep to a lower pace overall. In your case, the answer comes out the same: do the 33 mile ...


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You're asking should you try to ride 33 miles or 65 miles when your longest training ride is shorter than either? I think you'd be much better off trying a 60 mile training ride before the event. Sure, you could probably do that on the day, but you could easily end up either failing or struggling through and feeling miserable. If you think the "supported" ...


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Background Starting in the late 90's I have done a lot of long distance commuting over the years. Typically my volume has been about 300-400 km / week, not quite the 700 km/week you are proposing, but a decent amount. This is done on an upright bike with no power assist, in all weather conditions (sun, rain and light snow). In that time I have also done a ...


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You haven't indicated how frequently you intend to do that commute by bike and people are just assuming it is 5x/week. Not saying it is impossible, but I will answer this question as though you are asking about what is appropriate for a "long" commute. I've done a 32mi roundtrip commute regularly (1-3x/week), and a 12 mi roundtrip commute daily. The most ...


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90 miles is roughly 140km, so if you're riding that every day it's about 700km a week. Which puts you in elite rider territory for upright bikes without power assist. It's doable, it's just going to be hard and you'll need to work on nutrition and health as well as fitness. Note that there's also a balance here - if you use world class equipment to get a ...



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