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this may sound stupid...(6 posts)

this may sound stupid...rrjc5488
Apr 25, 2002 6:32 AM
this may sound stupid to you, but im new to the biking deal and i was wondering what a century was? thanks.
re: this may sound stupid...Chen2
Apr 25, 2002 6:38 AM
It's a 100 mile ride in one day. The term has been use for at least 50 years in Europe (heard that on OLN).
~Al
re: this may sound stupid...MJ
Apr 25, 2002 6:41 AM
100 miles

or a metric century is
100 km (62.5 miles)
depends on who you ask...mr_spin
Apr 25, 2002 6:47 AM
There was a long, passionate thread on this very question maybe two weeks ago.

The answer: A century is 100 miles in one day.
or rather, the 'concensus' is... nmSteveO
Apr 25, 2002 8:42 AM
make the consensus (need coffee)SteveO
Apr 25, 2002 8:43 AM