Foreword Introduction What is Ultra-distance Cycling? Chapter 1: Riding Technique Chapter 2: Riding, Work and Family Balance Chapter 3: Diet and Hydration Chapter 4: Equipment Chapter 5: Fitness Chapter 6: Mental Challenges and Approach Chapter 7: Sponsorship & PR Chapter 8: Teamwork Chapter 9: Core Values and Legal Issues Chapter 10: Key Ultra-distance Cycling Events Chapter 11: Putting it All Together Index
This expert guide to competitive ultra-distance cycling, written by a leading sports scientist and a record-breaking ultra-distance cyclist, is all riders need to cycle a very long way, fast.
Simon Jobson is Professor of Sport and Exercise Physiology at the University of Winchester, UK. As a BASES Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist, he provides sport science support for a number of top cyclists. Dominic Irvine is an ultra-distance cyclist. He has completed events including the Race Across the Alps, Ultracycling Dolomitica (1st place) and London-Edinburgh-London. He also holds the world record for the Land's End to John O'Groats tandem cycle ride. He works with multinational companies helping employees achieve higher levels of performance.