Doubt you'll get much of a response, that was LizzieG's one and only post, there are however loads of threads about races abroad from the Comrades to MdS which will have loads of advice.
Go enjoy it, make sure you get some warm gear on as soon as possible after please. I'm working late turn today so will look in again tonight to see how you got on
Oh and make sure its a red bike, everyone knows red bikes are just faster.
Soak new tyres in a bucket of hot water for a while before trying to fit, will make them more supple when putting on
Suppose so, bit like saying you've done an Ironman when you've actually done the Outlaw, easier then explaining the difference to civilians
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