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2015 Ukiah Mendocino Ukiah 200k perm (R6)

Not to spoil the ending, but. Third time’s the charm! For seeing Orr Springs Road in the daylight that is. Which, not to spoil it more, I actually had before, but it had been several years, and after last year once not even making it there and then the second time when we did get there it being dark already, I wanted to see it again. 1,037 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


Eat If It Looks Good? Not So Fast: Fueling on Brevets

This year, I began to be more deliberate about how I eat during brevets, especially the 400K and 600K distances.

I’m not the best eater nor am I a nutrition expert, but I have ridden a fair number of long rides up to 1200K distances employing both good and regrettable fueling strategies over the years. 1,317 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


Finding Your Randonneur Superpower

When you begin to dabble in the randonneuring arts, you may have an inkling of what your cycling strengths are. You may develop additional skills for riding long-distance. 631 more words


Last step before France. ACP Shenandoah 600 km

To qualify for the famoust Paris-Brest-Paris 1200 km a rider must complete a series of events under the sanction of Audax Club Parisien (ACP) . Successfull completion of those rides gives one the title… 2,045 more words