Category Archives: Century

First Century of the Year … and Start of Double Training

So I unofficially came up with a New Year’s resolution … It’s been about 6 years since I last attempted a double century (and even more when I last completed the Triple Crown).  I decided that no matter what obstacles … Continue reading

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Primavera Century 2018

I was originally going to do Primavera Century in 2017, but from all the rains, there were so many roads blocked, or closed, that they couldn’t do it last year, and it was cancelled.  I used my 2017 registration, and … Continue reading

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Finally Got My First Century of the Year In

Solvang Double is coming up really soon and I haven’t gotten any long rides in.  It’s starting to freak me out, so I had to get at least a century in today.  I hasn’t gotten one in due to fitness, … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz Mountain Challenge with a modified 3 Spur Option

Saturday, we did the Santa Cruz Mountain Challenge.  The original plan was to do the 200k, with 3 spurs (basically additional loops), which was supposed to have a total elevation gain of < 15,000 feet of climbing.  However, with lack … Continue reading

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Sequoia Century … lucked out without a spot of rain

Western Wheelers put on the Sequoia Century Sunday, and it is one of the tougher centuries around.  But the one thing about doing a hard ride, like a century, or double metric century on a Sunday, is the recovery.  You … Continue reading

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Cool Breeze Century … A Fun Century

I took an extra day off on Friday, and drove down to Ventura to do the Cool Breeze Century.  This is a really fun century, and is really well supported.  It’s less than 4000 feet total climbing, so make no … Continue reading

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100 miles is still 100 miles … and yes, it aches!

I did the Marin Century this year.  I figured with the commercial we see on Versus during Tour of Cali, which prominently featured the Marin Century rides, it must have a lot of funding, and decided to participate in it … Continue reading

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