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After starting at a new job, I was pleased to find out there were a few people interested in cycling there. A person who had done a few ATB's before did a round up for this year's ride, 210km Sorrento no ferry, and I thought I'd give it a shot, even though I hadn't done it before.
Unfortunately, he has just informed me due to surgery, he can't ride the ATB this year. I'm a little bit more nervous now considering I haven't done ATB before and was depending on his experience.
I'm looking for training partners to prepare and ride on the day with. I'm by no means a pro...so for your consideration, here are some more info about me...
1) At most done 90kms non stop averaging 29 km/h, st kilda to frankston oliver's hill.
2) Can do Southgate to Mordialloc non stop averaging 33 km/h.
3) Reside in Mitcham but can drive to training location.
Hope there are some people out there that can reduce this fear..................but there's nothing stopping me from riding even if I have to do it myself.
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There's a couple of regular rides from the neighbouring suburbs of Ringwood & Canterbury(week days).
By the sounds of your ability you should be fine with the ATB.
As I think it's more like two 100km rides as the time lost in the queue and actual ferry crossing is a great breather.
You might try and get some hills in too before October. There's a good 60km loop from Mitcham & Whitehorse rds to 1:20 then over to Olinda, Montrose, Croydon and then back to Mitcham!!
I hope this helps
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