/ first sportive, too ambitious?
I would like to attempt the standard 75 mile route, is this unrealistic with such a short time to train/get used to the bike? Should I scale back my ambitions and try the fun 45 mile route?
If you have 2 1/2 weeks to get used to it can't you decide which distance to ride closer to the event?
You should be fine. Make sure you eat right on the ride.
..and make sure you eat really well in the 48 hrs before the event. Evening meal the night before go for a really good quality carb main course and then something like a nice fruit crumble with custard or ice cream for pud. Gets loads in the tank for you first 30 miles or so if you also have a good breakfast.
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