This is a programme for novices and intermediate riders, although more experienced riders who are short of time will still benefit from following these guidelines.

Preparation is key, in reality you are unlikely to tick all these rides off, but use as a timetable, completing even half will put you in great position to ride The Pearson Brighton & Back Sportive more comfortably. 
 

February

 Ride very steadily (easy on hills)
Mon to Fri - 2 rides day or eve min 1 hour
or 3 commutes but should cause some shortness of breath!
Weekend 4 ride 50km minimum

March 


Ride steady (try a little harder on hills, easy on flats)
Mon to Fri - 2 rides day or eve min 1.5 hours
or 4 commutes but should cause some shortness of breath!
Weekend 1 ride 60km minimum
Weekend 2 ride 70km minimum
Weekend 3 ride 80km minimum
Weekend 4 ride 80km minimum
 

April 

Ride harder (push hard on hills, 5 harder intervals on flat)
Mon to Fri - 2 rides day or eve min 1.5 hours
or 4 commutes with shortness of breath!
Weekend 1 ride 90km minimum
Weekend 2 ride 100km minimum
Weekend 3 ride 70km minimum
Weekend 4 ride 60km minimum
 

May 

Mon to Fri - easy miles, no hard training, lay off the pop.
Weekend 1 ride 20 - 30km easy tempo
12th feet up, carb up, early night!
13th - event day! 

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