‘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.
From Eric Nichols on the Randon group: A kind anonymous soul has put together this searchable website of all PBP results from 1931 through 2019: http://www.pbpresults.com/results It’s searchable by year, country, bike type, start group, etc. The 2019 numbers are probably unofficial results scavenged from various data sources. The finishing rate in 2019 was the…
“After 20 years at the start of the gymnasium of human rights in Guyancourt, Paris-Brest-Paris Randonneur will open a new page in its history with a departure and an arrival of the Vélodrome National de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines.” Check out this new site: http://velodrome-national.com/
Advice on preparing for PBP from the doyen of Queensland Audax Club (Australia). No doubt there will be plenty of pre-ride tips available, and they are all worthwhile taking on-board. At the risk of going into infom1ation overload, I offer these comments/tips for prospective entrants, in the hope that they will be of some help. Obviously preparation…
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.
A great report of one man’s experience Just Keep Pedalling