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2015 Fleche Report. Team " Not Lost Yet"

This year I decided to ride a Fleche for a first time.

What is Fleche? Here is some important things to know.

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Early season brevets

Its been a while.

This winter was very tough. Training outside and getting my mileage going in preparation for PBP also. I bought an indoor trainer ( I hate riding indoors) and used it only like 10 times :) Outside I feel free, there is no walls there. 559 more words


2015 Del Puerto 200k perm (R5)

Photo tour

I needed a ride for April for the Rthing. SFR runs the Del Puerto 200k as a brevet in November. When I’d done it before I’d liked the route, and kept thinking how pretty it would be in Spring. 1,374 more words


Clearing out the Cobwebs

Warrenton 300k
April 4, 2015

When it Really was all Greek to me

In between the time when Greece was the cradle of Democracy and the time when it became the grave of European Community, there was a period where Greeks seemed to be making a concerted assault on middlebrow popular music. 2,291 more words


RUSA Dart 200 km (128 miles)

For many randonneurs, Easter weekend is the time for a 360-km ACP 24-hour team event, known as the Fleche (French for “arrow”). Ideally, several five-bike teams ride from different origins, departing Saturday morning, and converge on a single point at the finish, often ending with Easter morning breakfast.  822 more words

Brevets (200km+)

2015 Borrego Springs 600K Brevet

“I’ll never do another Willie ride”
-Michael Bratkowski

Willie Hunt designed and hosted this audacious 600K (377mile) ride that made a huge loop from the coast, along the… 1,070 more words

Ride Report

A Dose of Reality on a 200K

Felkerino and I met up with bicycling friends Eric, Jerry, Barry, and Joel to ride the classic D.C. Randonneurs “Old Rag 200K” route. Jerry had some weird rattle in his rear wheel that would not go away, Barry was riding a loaner bike since his main rando ride was in the shop for repairs, our Schmidt generator hub failed, and Eric’s shifter broke in the final five miles. 459 more words