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Sometimes it’s hard to know how fit you are.

And when you’re up against a big-time ride like any in the Peaks Challenge Series, it can be pretty intimidating.

But, don’t fret. I’ve got you covered.

I’ve personally trained over 100’s of people for the Peaks Challenge Falls Creek event over the last few years, so I know ready when I see it.

If you’re having doubts about whether or not you’re fit enough to tackle the challenge, find out below!

Download your self-accessment guide that we created for Bicycle Network and see if you are ready.

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Sub 13
Hour Ride
July-Sep Oct Nov Dec – Mar
Have not comfortably ridden a flat 180 km ride in around 8 hours in the last 3 years Start our 12 Week 210 km Bupa Around the Bay Training Program or our 12 Week Aerobic Base Builder Program in July 2015 Ride the 210km Around the Bay or similar ride in under 10 hours Keep training around a minimum of ~6-8 hours a week including some hill climbing Start our 12 Week Peaks Challenge Sub 13 Hour Training Program in Dec 2015
Have comfortably ridden a flat 180 km ride in around 8 hours or less in the last 3 years Keep training around ~ 6-8 hours a week including some hill climbing Start our 12 Week Peaks Challenge Sub 10 Hour Training Program in Dec 2015
Sub 10
Hour Ride
July-Sep Oct Nov Dec – Mar
Have not comfortably ridden the Peaks Challenge or similar in 13 hours in the last 3 years Start our Extended 12 Week Peaks Challenge Sub 10 Hour Training Program in July 2015 Ride the 210km Around the Bay or similar ride in ~8.5 hours Continue our Extended 12 Week Peaks Challenge Sub 10 Hour Training Program Start our 12 Week Peaks Challenge Sub 10 Hour Training Program in Dec 2015
Have comfortably ridden the Peaks Challenge or similar in 13 hours in the last 3 years Keep training around ~6-8 hours a week including some hill climbing Keep training around ~8-10 hours a week including some hill climbing Start our 12 Week Peaks Challenge Sub 10 Hour Training Program in Dec 2015

Training and Preparation

Hopefully by now you’ll have a fair idea of assessing where you are at, where you need to start your training and a rough plan of attack. In this section, I’m going to cover off an overview of the training commitment required to make sure that you are on the start line in the best form you can achieve from the time you have available to train.

During mid-winter, you’ll need to be doing one of two things. If you are not yet capable of riding a 200+ km or 10 hour ride comfortably, you want to build your training up to a point where you can, so that by mid-December you are ready for the final 12 week block of training. If you have a decent base level of fitness already, your winter will be spent maintaining a fairly respectable level of fitness so that, again, you are ready to start your 12 week block of training leading up to the event. Either of these will be made up of a commitment to around 6-8 hours of consistent and regular training during the week through winter.

In the final twelve weeks leading up to the event you’ll want to be doing around 10-12 hours of training a week, or 10-14 for a sub 10 ride. There are two things that need to be done before committing to this. The first is to ensure that you are comfortable on your bike, and if not, seek out a proper bike fit. On a ride as gruelling as Peaks Challenge Falls Creek, it’s critical that you are set up correctly and that your bike is well serviced. The second is to have what I call ‘stakeholder buy-in’ – with the amount of training that you’ll be doing, it’s vital to manage expectations with your loved ones, employer and anyone else that may be impacted by this, and have their buy-in negotiated before you start.

As part of your training, I recommend that you cycle through our three steps – developing aerobic base, developing strength, then developing speed. A decent percentage of your riding will need to include training in the hills to hone your ability to ride up steep gradients for an extended amount of time as discussed.

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