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07-12-22, 12:05 PM
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Posted By koala logs

Also eating a bunch in the days preceding the big...

Also eating a bunch in the days preceding the big event.

Even long distance migratory birds do it.
07-12-22, 11:45 AM
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Posted By koala logs

I actually did made several other improvements...

I actually did made several other improvements like finding which fuel works for me best, training myself to pedal at higher cadence, pacing long rides, and structured training plan.

However, I...
07-11-22, 08:54 PM
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Posted By koala logs

Another benefit it brings is feeling less worn...

Another benefit it brings is feeling less worn out after a big ride. Faster recovery, better feeling overall post-ride, etc so you can resume training a lot sooner.
07-11-22, 08:41 PM
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Posted By koala logs

Worked for me. I don't consider myself as high...

Worked for me. I don't consider myself as high performance athlete but a simple recreational rider. First time I did a century without carbo loading, I bonked mid-ride and forced to take a huge meal...
07-11-22, 12:10 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By koala logs

Yes, it's risky. I only told about it to...

Yes, it's risky. I only told about it to illustrate the the importance of riding upright from time to time.

Didn't tell him to do it. I only told him to spend some time with his hands on the tops...
07-10-22, 11:58 PM
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Posted By koala logs

Called "carbo-loading". Eat lots of carbs...

Called "carbo-loading".

Eat lots of carbs the night before the big ride and another huge carbo meal 2 to 3 hours before the ride. Ofc, the time you take the big meal before big ride can be...
07-09-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,580
Posted By koala logs

Another thing not mentioned so far. If you're...

Another thing not mentioned so far. If you're getting a good draft from the rider(s) in front of you, spend some time riding as upright as possible, hands on the tops and don't even try leaning...
07-09-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,580
Posted By koala logs

I find that I'd do better if I did a relatively...

I find that I'd do better if I did a relatively easy ride the day before the century ride. Mostly easy effort with shorter tempo intervals.

I'd be resting two days prior, no exercise of any form.
07-09-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By koala logs

Same thing I always do. In fact, I get dropped by...

Same thing I always do. In fact, I get dropped by random groups at the beginning but I often catch up to the fast groups near the end of the ride as everyone slows down while I'm basically just...
07-08-22, 10:10 AM
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Posted By koala logs

Taking a whole week to recovery might not be a...

Taking a whole week to recovery might not be a good idea. 2 to 3 rest days would be better and then take another 20ish mile ride, rest the next day, and then take another 20ish mile ride the day...
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