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Part 1 was here

In many ways, part 2 is more important. Clothing is clothing – we all know we need some, but, depending on how hot we run, makes for very personal choices. 3,076 more words


Haute Couture Gilet Announced for PBP 2015

The official gilet of PBP 2015 was revealed at a red carpet and black tie affair in Paris at ACP headquarters on the evening of Monday, May 25th. 172 more words

Paris Brest Paris 2015 - my packing list (part 1 - clothing)

As we turn our attention to the final part of qualification, many riders (including myself) will ride their 600 qualifiers as they would ride PBP. … 1,947 more words


Beast from the East 600k

So, a week after a sprint triathlon, my packed May/June schedule continues with my last Paris-Brest-Paris qualifier, the +600km Beast from the East. This event is only run once every four years, to coincide with PBP qualifying, and as I hadn’t ridden it before and it seemed like a nice route I thought I’d give it a go. 1,063 more words


ACP to Announce Official Gilet of 18th PARIS BREST PARIS Randonneur !

The staff here at Competitive Randonneuring and Commuting have received word that the ACP will host a red carpet gala in Paris sometime soon to unveil the official gilet of the 18th PARIS BREST PARIS Randonneur. 40 more words

Self-Reliance, a 400 kms Ride and the "Morning After" Breakfast

Along with over 200 other riders, Doc, SavilleRowAlex, The Wattmeister and Muswell Hill Peloton guest, Benjo lined up for the start of the 414km Asparagus & Strawberries audax which departed from outside Manningtree Station at 09:00 a.m on Saturday 9th May. 393 more words

A Short Story About Paris-Brest-Paris

Back in 2003 The Wattmeister qualified for Paris-Brest-Paris on a converted mountain bike.


Towards the finish of his 400 km qualifier, arse on fire and neck and shoulders tight as piano wire, he vowed “never again” to ride such insane distances. 331 more words