Completing one hundred miles by bike is a timeless challenge. Ever since the invention of a pedal- powered, two-wheel vehicle, 100 miles has been the benchmark by which cyclists can measure their prowess.
Best 100-Mile Bike Routes is the ultimate guide to a hundred 100-mile rides grouped in geographical regions, from the north of Scotland to the south coast; representing the best the UK has to offer. The routes are unique, named after local events, people or geography, or inspired by classic sportive routes, and each one has been carefully put together, tried and tested. With clear mapping, directions, statistics, points of interest, elevations and ratings, every route is simple to follow.
Perfect for cyclists of all levels of ability, and providing details of the necessary equipment and training schedules, Best 100-Mile Bike Routes prepares you completely for the challenge, making this cycling feat achievable by almost anyone.
About the author
Chris Sidwells is a freelance journalist, author and photographer who specialises in all aspects of the sport and pastime of cycling. His books have been translated into 17 languages and been bestsellers in their genre in the UK and abroad.
Chris currently contributes both words and pictures to every issue of the two top English language cycling magazines, Cycling Weekly and Cycle Sport, as well as Men’s Fitness, Cycling Plus, Cyclingnews.com, and the Sunday Times.
An active racing cyclist, Chris attained gold medal standard in the 2000 Etape du Tour, and is a qualified coach.