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Experience: a Randonneur's Frenemy

This weekend, Felkerino and I rode our first official brevet of 2015, the D.C. Randonneurs 300K out of Frederick, Maryland. I was feeling pretty lackluster about the whole thing, but the forecast indicated spectacular conditions, leaving us no excuses to skip out on a ride in the countryside with rando buddies. 815 more words

Randonneuring

2015 Borrego Springs 600K Brevet

“I’ll never do another Willie ride”
-Michael Bratkowski

Willie Hunt designed and hosted this audacious 600K (377mile) ride that made a huge loop from the coast, along the… 1,070 more words

Ride Report

2015 SLO W(h)ine & Waves 400k (R4)

Whine courtesy of Jason Stupid Pudu Pierce (no actual Pudus were harmed in the riding of this brevet.)

So you can skip this part if you’ve already heard it – I grew up in Cambria, and did learn to ride a bike as a kid, but didn’t really take to it, since we lived on what (ironically perhaps) seemed like a ginormous hill. 2,785 more words

Cycling

ACP Suffolk to Skippers 200 km (128 miles, Run #3)

It’s been 11 months since my last rando, be it a permanent, brevet or anything else. In fact, I haven’t ridden more than 30 miles at one time since October. 1,088 more words

Brevets (200km+)

Vesisadepyöräilyn pitkä oppimäärä

On hyviä päiviä – ja sitten on niitä ei niin hyviä päiviä. Eilinen meni tuohon jälkimmäiseen kategoriaan, kun tämän vuoden brevetti-kausi ja Paris-Brest-Paris karsinta-sarjan metsästys alkoi 200km polkaisulla. 664 more words

Randonneur

2015 Joshua Tree to Las Vegas 300K brevet

“Maybe it meant something. Maybe not, in the long run, but no explanation, no mix of words or music or memories can touch that sense of knowing that you were there and alive in that corner of time and the world.”

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Ride Report

Sunshine, Hail and a Cracked Frame

I’ve entered another 200km Paris-Brest-Paris qualifier, the “Mad March 200″ from Exeter. So last weekend I started out. Would I get further than last time… 208 more words

Road Cycling