By Simon Jobson,Dominic Irvine
Ultra-distance occasions are between a number of the maximum demanding situations a bicycle owner can face, with riders spending hundreds and hundreds of miles within the saddle over a 24-hour interval, struggling with the weather and overcoming either actual and psychological hardships.
What was elite is now ordinary, and this day millions of devoted riders cycle as much as and over a hundred miles on ultra-distance rides a week. so as to add to this, the expanding profile of significant occasions similar to Race throughout of the USA (RAAM), Race around the Alps (RATA) and Ultracycling Dolomitica signifies that many extra riders are being attracted to the problem of 'non-stop' persistence cycling.
Ultra-Distance Cycling is the 1st mainstream ebook to supply sensible, authoritative suggestions to cyclists trying to step-up to long-distance patience occasions, in addition to professional suggestion to tested opponents looking a aggressive advantage.
Written via a number one activities scientist and a record-breaking ultra-distance bicycle owner, this precise e-book is either technology and event dependent, delivering useful and performance-enhancing insights on quite a lot of components. those comprise actual education and psychological coaching, assistance in your help community, suggestion on PR and sponsorship, in addition to all-important sections on apparatus, nutrients and the most important ultra-distance biking events.
This definitive guide presents riders with every thing they should experience longer and swifter, and to excel at ultra-distance biking events.