The second in our series of cycling handbooks, Longer Rides is for cyclists who’ve mastered their local loop and are looking to explore further afield. Whether you’re tackling your first century ride or climbing a mountain pass for the first time, its pages are packed with helpful advice from a group of hugely experienced contributors. From ultra-endurance race winners to 24-hour time trialists, each has spent more than their fair share of time in the saddle and speaks with legitimacy about long-distance riding.
Their contributions are complimented by insightful nuggets of wisdom and illustrations by the author, Jo Burt. A veteran of many two-wheeled adventures himself, Jo has made all the mistakes, learnt from them and now shows you how to avoid them. Wherever you intend to ride, take some sage advice on how to get there with our definitive guide to going the distance.