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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


I am a Randonneur!

I am a Randonneur!

Dr. Tejinder Singh Rawal

Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race. 3,369 more words


2015 SFR La Ruta Loca Randonnee (LRLR) 200k Workers' Ride (R7)

I’m not sure what my excuse was last year for not doing this ride, this year I was thinking it might be a bit much to ask the bod to do this the weekend before the Terrible Two, but then I had the brilliant idea to volunteer for the event and do the Workers’ Ride. 1,470 more words


2013 SFR La Ruta Loca Randonnee (LRLR) 200k

Yeah, I know, this was a couple of years ago… I really meant to write it up much sooner, but you know how it goes, one thing and another. 959 more words


Éole et fils: brevet de randonneur de 400km


Je me suis réveillé à 3h45 pile, 15 minutes avant le réveille-matin, comme d’habitude. J’avais pourtant planifié mon départ rigoureusement, ayant même moulu du café la veille pour me faire un expresso sans perturber le sommeil de ma femme. 1,689 more words


Randonneuring: Making the Ordinary Extraordinary

Randonneuring events allow ordinary people like me to participate in extraordinary bike rides. Brevets changed my definition of a long day ride, from a century to more than double that– distances I previously could not even conceptualize pedaling. 982 more words