Your Guide to Century Rides

Planning to take on a 100-mile cycling event? Get the tips and advice you need to complete your century with this guide.

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How to Successfully Complete a Century

How to Successfully Complete a Century

The century ride is a milestone nearly every cyclist strives to reach. Here are three rides that will help you tackle 100 miles in no time.

6 Tips for Century Ride Rookies

6 Tips for Century Ride Rookies

Preparing for your first century ride? The big day might come with setbacks you weren't prepared for. Here are six common challenges newbies might not expect, and what you can learn from them.

4 Nutrition Secrets for Your First Century Ride

4 Nutrition Secrets for Your First Century Ride

Make sure you are properly fueled before--and during--your first century ride. Here are four tips that will keep your body feeling good for all 100 miles.

Preparing for a Hilly Century

Preparing for a Hilly Century

Most century rides have a hill or two, but some take pride in sending you up and over every elevation within 100 miles. These tips will have you ready for whatever terrain you're "inclined" to do.

4 Training Tips for Your Century Ride

4 Training Tips for Your Century Ride

Not sure how to approach your century ride training? These four quick tips will provide a general idea of what to include in your pre-century training rides.

10 Tips for Your Fall Century Ride

10 Tips for Your Fall Century Ride

Whether you're enjoying a final late-season ride or just love cycling through all seasons, use these tips to get the most from your fall century.

Determine Your Century Nutrition Plan

Determine Your Century Nutrition Plan

Completing a century takes more than just logging the miles--you also need a nutritional plan. Try this step-by-step plan for perfect fueling.

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12 Tips for Your Next Century

12 Tips for Your Next Century

Century rides are the perfect opportunity to meet new people, benefit a cause and see gorgeous countryside, all while flexing those cycling muscles. Here are some tips to make your next 100-mile ride successful.

How Many Centuries Can I Ride This Year?

How Many Centuries Can I Ride This Year?

When cyclists catch the century bug, they often rush to sign up for as many of the 100-mile rides as they can. But how many centuries can you realistically prepare for in a season?

Pro Cyclists On Century Rides

Pro Cyclists On Century Rides

Before they rode in the 25th Annual Solvang Century, we posed questions to professional cyclists Ivan Dominguez and Sean Sullivan of the Toyota-United Cycling Team.




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