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    Quote Originally Posted by BrilloPad View Post
    Typically you can carb load quite a bit. Then use sugars up to about 24 hours. Good to know you realize after that its real food.

    The biggest issue at the event I did seems to have been saddle sore. I bet you have a strategy for that - but please don't tell us.....
    I will be loading up on carbs in the day or so before hand but wont be using gels etc on the bike.Physically can't carry enough to last the event. Will have a couple for emergancies but otherwise will be eating real food all the way through.

    Saddle soreness helped by good shorts and



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    Quote Originally Posted by Hertsseasider View Post
    Sunday, Mrs Herts is intent on buying a new sofa.....
    Plenty of relevant advice on CUK if required. Apparently chutney sppon design patters are all the rage right now...

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    Quote Originally Posted by WTFH View Post
    Interesting - the LEL starts from London on the same day that the Prudential Ride is on. I hope the 1500 going to Edinburgh be more respectful and responsible than the hordes doing the other route.
    I would hope so too. LEL has been going longer than the Ride London and Ride London attracts the Sportive idiots who think it's a race.

    LEL normally does a gentle prologue from the Mall to the official start but can't this time because Ride London wouldn't agree to them using part of the route.
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