Originally Posted by d_mob
I have NO idea how some of these guys do Iron Butt rides of 1k in one day because I am absolutely GASSED after today!
PS... Complaining aside, the ride was nice today. Stayed off the highway for the entirety and managed to ride nice meandering two lane through changing fall colors and farm land.
It mostly takes practice. You have to get into riding shape by just riding miles. But you basically answered your own question. You stayed off the highways and enjoyed your day instead of just eating miles.