Imagine someone persuading you to run a 80km race off road with over 3km ascent. Imagine running that race with the longest training run being 8km long. That was my first ultra. See here. Just over a year later and I've ran the CCC. 101km with 6.1km ascent.
I am not an athlete. I don't have a training plan. Don't stick to a weekly diet. No planned rest days. I ride for fun. Hard and fast. I like the pain. Pushing myself. It makes me smile. Vomiting. A nose bleed. Exhaustion. All signs of a good ride. I am not an athlete. I'm…Read more I am not an athlete.