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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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Disc brakes are reasonably tucked away on the frame and fork and as such pose relatively little danger relative to other components such as the large chain ring (which I have experienced in a peloton crash... Yay, stitches!). If you do experience complaints it would likely be either do to out of date rules or prejudices. In terms of braking performance ...


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I have never ridden in a peloton but I would say they should be not more unsafe than the chain blades that are already on your bike. While riding, the only parts of your neighbour's bike that you would be able to hit should be the handle bar and maybe their pedals. Everything else is far less outstanding than those two parts and you should collide with your ...



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