This plan is designed to help a cyclist have a strong 65-80 mile road race. They can follow this plan with a power meter, HR monitor, or just a stop watch using perceived exertion. They need Microsoft word to open the workout descriptions. The cyclist should have a good base of fitness and should be able to comfortably ride for 2 hours before starting this plan. They need to be able to ride for 6 days a week. One of those days is for 30 minutes, but most days are for about 2 hours. The longest ride is 3.5 hours on a weekend. They should expect to gain fitness in all areas by following this plan. The athlete should consult with their doctor and be sure they are healthy enough to exercise at a high intensity before beginning this plan.