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The Flatlands 612k audax

After an early 3:20am alarm call and drive over, at the village hall Tomsk (the organiser) introduced me to an Italian chap (decked out in Liquigas/Cannondale gear and riding an amazing-looking top-end Cannondale with deep-section wheels – reminded me of “Deep” from PBP2011!) who was looking for some fast wheels to follow. 1,514 more words


Scottish Independence

Audax was a word that I had heard many times associated with riding a long distance, the word itself means audacious. The Audax philosophy is that of unsupported rides, with no outside help or feed stations, you are truly independent. 1,480 more words

Getting ready for my first 600km audax

When I started audaxing earlier this year, I really didn’t expect to be completing my first Super Randonneur series this season and yet, I’ve only got a 600km to complete the set of rides required and I’m doing the Flatlands this weekend. 289 more words


Flying high!

Months ago I posted about acquiring a Singular Peregrine for adventuring. It’s take a good while longer than anticipated to get the thing built, but it was finally finished about a month ago. 682 more words

Tewkesbury 200km Audax Ride

Full of trepidation I rode my first 200km Audax on Saturday.  I was mainly concerned about my ability to ride the distance despite a 145km test ride to Cambridge in the week which went OK. 958 more words


Diary of a Novice Randonneur, pt.6 - Not Quite The Spurn Head 400

I completed my first 400km audax. Just.

Words and pics at Milltag.cc http://milltag.cc/riding/diary-of-a-novice-randonneur-pt-6

There’s also a post from my ride partner at http://cyclismespandelles.com

Photos taken with an Olympus Trip 35 using Fuji Provia 100 slide film which was then cross processed.