A simple, cheap routesheet holder
A new take on an old tool. This one is easier to use and small enough to carry on the bike if you think you might need it.
A comprehensive review of the current offerings here: Best GPS devices for cycling Bikeradar’s review of the best units for riding, training, touring and navigation Update: Keep an eye on the forthcoming Hammerhead Karoo
From a VeloLab article “DRIPPING WITH SPEED“ Lube isn’t all that sexy, at least not this kind. But it is unquestionably the cheapest way to make your bike measurably quicker. The most efficient lubes in perfect conditions are likely not the fastest when the going gets rough, with the exception of paraffin. The only real…
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. 18 hours x 20kph = 360km or 24 hours of brevet time. That gives me 6 hours in 24 for rest. 5 hours rest…
Kiwi Randonneurs have an interesting page showing local and world-wide results for randonnees.