Paris-Brest-Paris Bulge Chart

Paris-Brest-Paris Bulge Chart

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...

PBP USA Wiki

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....

PBP tips from an Ancien

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...
LEL and PBP – how do they compare?

LEL and PBP – how do they compare?

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. Others may have a different opinion. Andreas...

Euraudax PBP

‘Euraudax’ Paris-Brest-Paris has formal groups riding at fixed speeds, whereas Randonneurs ride at their own speed and aren’t bound to eat the meals provided by the organisation. Both Euraudax PBP and PBP Randonneur have an intermingled history:...

Mark’s Plan for a 1200

Sage advice from Mark Thomas: Try to maintain 20kph (including stops) during the day. This is easy to calculate, even when tired. Keep stops short enough to keep on that schedule. That gives me 6 hours in 24 for rest. 18 hours x 20kph = 360km or 24 hours of brevet...