As I contemplate the RideLondon 100, I have some concerns. Some of these concerns verge on being full-blown fears.
Maybe you’re in the same boat, as you look forward to RideLondon or another long distance sportive ride (if you haven’t done so, read my analysis of the RideLondon 100 route).
In this post, I will try to turn this general sense of disquiet into a specific set of concerns, each of which I can confront and prepare for. In doing so, not only will I allay my fears, but I will also identify those factors that will contribute to a strong performance (and maximum enjoyment) on the day.
An aggregation of marginal gains you say? If it’s good enough for Sir Dave of Brailsford….