Ultra distance cycling

Ultra distance cycling

London to Paris in a day, Land's End to John O'Groats in 48 hours - there are no limits in ultra cycling. See if this is something for you by reading our articles in this section to find out what it takes and how to prepare and train properly for the challenges which lie ahead.

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Planning for an ultra distance ride

Planning for an ultra distance ride

by Dominic Irvine

Ultra distance cycling is as much about finding and testing the right kit as it is about getting fit enough to take on the challenge - Dominic Irvine examines the trade-offs between reliability, weight, safety and speed as he tackles the Ultracycling Dolomitica.

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