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2yrs to train for a 525 mile bike ride

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Old 09-19-2011, 12:44 AM   #1
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Default 2yrs to train for a 525 mile bike ride

I hate exercising. I hate it! I hate it! I hate it!

But it is something that needs to be done, and I do feel that I am pretty athletic for my size. So any advice on how to move from hating exercise to at least tolerating it. I'll take anything.

Motivation I have. I have decided to ride in the California Coast Classic in memory of a family member who passed away. 2013 would have been her 18th year. Also, I turn 30 in 2013. I thought that it would be an amazing way of riding into a new phase of my life.

But where should I start in my training?

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Old 09-20-2011, 09:58 AM   #2
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If you go to myparker.parkercc.edu/ics click on Campus Life --> Campus Groups --> Cycling Clubs --> Training --> Beginner Training

Here is a training schedule of sorts for a beginner biker.
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Old 09-26-2011, 02:18 AM   #3
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Also, Ride the Rockies has a 15-week training plan for a 6-day 400+ mile ride. But that assumes you can ride 40 miles a week. I don't know of one that starts from 0.

Here is the link to that training plan.

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