Originally Posted by Padmei
I reckon one thing that gets overlooked with the DB preparation is the distance training. 2x 12 hour days in the saddle is hard work mentally & physically esp if you had a hard trip down to fairlie. i find the old concentration suffers a bit after a few hours. Gonna be more prepared with lil snacks although I never really get that hungry riding.
Can we hire someone to open & shut the gates this year? I reckon 5 bucks each & there'll be enough uni students wanting to sit in the sun all day drinking beer on gate duty
I have no idea how I'll cope with those distances. I will have one rest day, before the race, I mean the ride,. Looking at it now, I think I might not do any of the challenges. Resting regularly is what I'll do, even if this means stringing out the ride a bit more. I found the fuel stop chart, but as much as I looked, I could not find the Latte stops, surely this was an oversight by the organiser?
Padmei, I'd be happy to open the gates for you, at five bucks a pop.