Whilst this was posted for LEL entrants, it is equally applicable to all longer audax events. Mechanic’s advice for the next LEL
A great report of one man’s experience Just Keep Pedalling
“The Journey to the Other Side” a documentary of the 2017 event
Jo Wood’s fascinating dynamic bulge chart shows progress of the 6000 riders of the 2015 Paris-Brest-Paris bicycle randonnée. The animation shows where and when riders were bunched up on the road and at controls. Abandons (DNFs) can also be seen accumulating at various controls along the route. Circles used to indicate bunches at controls of …
The PBP USA Wiki was created as a place to share information relevant to US riders going to PBP, wikipedia-style. No doubt much of the information may be useful for residents of other countries. Access the PBP USA Wiki here.
What do you want to know about PBP? Eric (the campyonlyguy) has helpfully created a series of videos based on his experiences. Is it worth it? How tough is it? Time Picking a start time Fix it now! Weather Making a plan Hands and arms Lodging for you and your bike Relax! Food Getting Yourself and …
Do you have trouble deciding what to wear when the weather is uncertain? The pain of late autumn/fall cycling comes from not knowing what to wear on any given ride in the fluctuating colder weather. John Yoder found that David Ertl’s guidelines for what you might wear across a range of temperatures was a great …
The official list of finishers: http://www.aukweb.net/results/archive/2017/listevent/?Ride=17-1
Mille Pennines AUK Reunion from Damon Peacock on Vimeo.
Olaf Storbeck says: Both Paris-Brest-Paris and London-Edinburgh-London are ruddy fantastic events. Taking part and finishing was among the best experiences I’ve ever had. Click: PBP is a party, while LEL is an adventure.