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How new wheels made me stronger and cleaner

It’s Sunday morning, foggy and humid. Droplets of water formed on the hairs of my arms about five minutes into my ride, and I feel like a weak second grader. 1,216 more words

Vintage Bicycles

2015 SFR Freestone Bread Run 200k (R9)

(photo tour version)

New brevet! Route by Max, of Adventure Series fame (or infamy, depending on your point of view) which the RBA of Awesome alludes to in the info doc before the event: … 1,554 more words


Stavanger 1000km Brevet, 24-25 July 2015

Stavanger 1000km brevet – race report

Going into 2015 I, like so many other randonneurs, was planning to participate in Paris-Brest-Paris. However, as the season was starting up and the detailed planning would need to take place it fairly soon became clear that there wasn’t a good way for me to do that ride, including traveling to and from France, which was fair to the family. 3,514 more words


My Second Brevet

My Second  brevet

Dr. Tejinder Singh Rawal

The second brevet should have been easier than the first one, for obvious reasons.  However, it turned out to be a gruelling one. 2,112 more words


Rochester Hills and Trails 600k Brevet Ride Report

A new ride, the Rochester Hills and Trails 600k Brevet greeted the 13 starters on Saturday morning, June 27th, 2015. Gathered at the Clarion Inn parking lot in Rochester, the randonneurs completed their sign-in, registration and bike inspection. 996 more words

Ride Report: Apple Valley Classic 600k

On Saturday morning June 13th, twenty randonnuers signed in at the start in Apple Valley for the Apple Valley Classic 600k Brevet.  Minnesota RBA, Rob Welsh gave a ride brief, promised no rain, but wouldn’t speculate on the wind and sent us off into the overcast dawn.   1,588 more words

A Sunday well spent - Pedaling myself another 200 !!

This June 14th I participated in my second 200 km Brevet. The apprehension in self was there just as it had been during my first Brevet in April and somehow I felt my fellow riders in Saddle Up had more trust in my abilities than I had in my own. 1,045 more words