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First 200 km brevet in under 8 hours

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


2015 SCR Skyline 200k

photo tour version

Santa Cruz seems a little far to do a brevet as a day trip, and I’d never gotten myself together to make a weekend of it, but this year I’m trying to ride new routes, plus there’s that… 1,099 more words


Gentle 200 km and some rain

It’s been twenty days after Paris-Brest-Paris. I am still dealing with tingling and numbness in my toes and fingertips. Nothing unexpected. The good news is – I am feeling great overall. 901 more words


From Randonneur Rookie to PBP 2015: An Interview with Eric Williams

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


Paris Brest Paris 2015 Ride Report

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


Some Roads Are Less Traveled for a Very Good Reason

Rando Roundup

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


Bon Courage, Bon route. Paris Brest Paris 2015. Exceeding the expectations ! ! !

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