I decided to race another brevet. Sailing down to Solomon’s permanent was a good option. I’m very familiar with this route. It is also relatively flat, so it was the perfect training ride. 658 more words
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This brevet season Felkerino and I had the great pleasure of getting to know Eric Williams, member of #BikeDC and the D.C. Randonneurs.
In Eric’s first year of randonneuring, he completed a Super Randonneur series, a 1000K brevet, and Paris-Brest-Paris (PBP). 2,607 more words
The start time I had selected when registering was 17:45 (5:45 pm), and my group started by 17:50. This was unlike past PBPs I’d read about, where riders were assigned start times at check in and ended up waiting for hours in corrals before they finally started. 2,396 more words
It has been a strange year, randonneuring wise, and a lot of that can be attributed to the fact that it is a Paris-Brest-Paris year. 3,618 more words
Every four years from 1891 has been conducted one of the most prestigious cycling marathons in the world – Paris-Brest-Paris. 1200 km on a bicycle from the capital, to the furthest point west by the Atlantic Ocean, and back. 4,510 more words