We’ve partnered with British Cycling to provide you with training plans and other useful advice to make sure you’re in top shape before taking part in the first ever Vélo South. Before you get started, we’d recommend reading the following: Riding 100 Miles.
Next up, it is time to choose the training plan which best suits you.
8 Week Sofa to 50Km Training Plan
12 Week Off Season Base Builder Training Plan
8 Week Pre-Season Training Plan
The Foundation Plan
The 12-week British Cycling foundation plan is ideal for intermediate and advanced riders who are looking to build winter base fitness. Whether your goals for next season are sportives, road races or time trials, this structured plan will help you to lay down the essential foundations for success in the spring.
Intermediate & Advanced Training Plan
6 Week Panic Training Plan
Riding 100 miles on closed roads amongst 15,000 other cyclists is an amazing experience but it’s important to make sure you’re fully prepared. British Cycling have a useful series of short videos about riding in a sportive – to get a flavour of what to expect, check out the video below.
BRITISH CYCLING MEMBERSHIP
For peace of mind cycling cover for your training and beyond, become a British Cycling member for just £39 a year. ‘Ride’ members receive liability insurance and legal cover for riding sportives, commuting and training, plus access to a range of exclusive cycling benefits to help you get more from your cycling.