How to survive hard back-to-back days on the bike

Riding back-to-back days later in the year? We've got tips to help you to the finish line in the best shape possible...

Image: Andy McCandlish

Multi-day events are by nature hard on your body and mind – getting on your bike when your legs are already heavy can be tough, but the feeling of completing a mammoth back-to-back day event is hard to match with a 24-hour stint.

Success requires physical preparedness, mental toughness and a certain amount of attention to logistical detail.

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