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8hr endurance raceBianchiBiker
Sep 16, 2003 7:27 PM
8 hour endurance race

Hi, in November I am going to be doing my first ever solo race. I have done a few Triathlons and I am fairly good especially on my bike. I have entered the SUZUKA F1 CIRCUIT 8hr endurance race which is basically who can do the most laps in 8 hours.

Could anyone give me any training tips? I ride every day for about 2 hours, I have done 8 hour rides before but never a race and how will a circuit effect my motivation etc. Thanks for any tips.
re: 8hr endurance raceTri_Rich
Sep 17, 2003 6:44 AM
IMHO the keys for you will be pacing and nutrition. Practice both so there are no surprises on race day, also it will be do you a world of good to negative split the race, i.e. work harder during the second four hours.

You may want to look at some of the Ironman tips at and other ironman oriented sites.