This training plan is designed for cyclists participating in the 60km Ride Don’t Hide event. Over the course of 8 weeks you’ll focus on your riding technique, increase your fitness and build your endurance. By June 22, you’ll be riding strong and ready for the challenge.
Download the Ride Don’t Hide: 8-week training schedule (pdf)
The ride format descriptions below include numeric ratings for level of exertion. These are intended to give you an idea of how hard you should be riding at different stages of a ride in order to maximize the effectiveness of your training.
The levels go from “1” to “10”, with “1” being the easiest pace you can maintain without the bike falling over and “10” being the hardest you are physically capable of riding, a pace sustainable for only a few seconds. In the rides below, a few numbers are used repeatedly:
Get ready for your ride by following the Training Blog, where Jess documents her journey through this exact 8-week training plan!