A US Army research center has developed an algorithm that reportedly can optimize an ideal caffeine dosage strategy to maximize alertness when experiencing lack of sleep.
Useful tips for novices and experienced randonneurs alike: http://www.active.com/cycling/articles/ultra-distance-cycling-tips
The PBP USA Wiki was created as a place to share information relevant to US riders going to PBP, wikipedia-style. No doubt much of the information may be useful for residents of other countries. Access the PBP USA Wiki here.
Magnesium is much more than a simple electrolyte – it is involved in more than 300 biological functions and is essential for heart health.
The official list of finishers: http://www.aukweb.net/results/archive/2017/listevent/?Ride=17-1
John Hughes has some worthwhile articles on his site: Endurance Cycling Training for Brevets Part 1: Base endurance training. Training for Brevets Part 2: Building power and peaking.
It has often been claimed that cycling can cause erectile disfunction, but is that really true? This study compares cycling with other sports “High-intensity cyclists recorded slightly better erectile function scores than low-intensity cyclists.” Read the article here