How To Train For Ultra Endurance Cycling

Published on February 1st 2017


Training for Ultra Endurance Cycling isn't all plain sailing. It requires time, effort and mental strength. We explain how to ride your way into a double century ride and beyond Subscribe to GCN: Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN shop! With plenty of long distance events/challenges on the calendar such as the Transcontinental, Paris-Brest-Paris, 24hr time-trials and audax events, it's not as simple as just riding your bike. However, it doesn't need to be a daunting experience, it's all about fun and the achievement of doing it. Ex-Professional Cyclists Matt Stephens and Tom Last explain "How To Train For Ultra Endurance Cycling" along with some words of advice from Bruce Berkeley who is specialist in Long Distance Cycling. We go through - preparing for the event - building up to the distance with your training - resting - nutrition - mental strength - equipment checks - pacing the ride and finally, doing the distance. Let us know your tips for Ultra-Endurance Cycling in the comments below 👇 Watch more on GCN... How To Ride 100miles 📹 How To Make Your Bike More Comfortable 📹 Photos: © Bettiniphoto / & ©Tim De Waele /