Be sure you have good cycling shoes, cycling shorts, and good socks as well as gloves. Good equipment will make a big difference, especially with that distance.
Work on getting an even cadence and changing gears as needed to maintain that cadence. That's most of what the gears are for - to make maintaining a cadence uphill, downhill & on the flats.
Work on building leg strength. Go find the article on weak knees under fitness. Be sure to stretch, too.
Give yourself some days off.
Hmmm. Check out the 5k and 10k running articles, too, to get an idea on how to build up and then rest a bit as one preps for a arace. I know the links for both of those can be found by clinking on Anchorage Unite team on my SparkPage and the looking in the team favorites links.
And even if you end up not making the whole 95, any distance at all is a victory!
Oh, and you can set up a custom measure in the weigh-in section to measure your daily distance and a second one for daily time is you want to track both. That way you can get a report showing how you're doing.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Galatians 5:22-23 (NIV)
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