40 miles sounds like a lot to a lot of people, but with the right training (don’t let that word scare you), you’ll be ready in no time to fearlessly face that climb up the Verrazano—and then relish the sweeping descent to the Finish Festival at Fort Wadsworth.
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Commonly called a century, a 100-mile, daylong ride is one of the most significant and challenging experiences for a cyclist. Yet centuries are accessible to riders of all levels, and even the most recreational of cyclists can conquer a century with the right planning and preparation.