Damon Peacock has recorded some insights into Audax (Randonneuring)
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…
Andrew’s saga of a very cold event:
‘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: http://www.randonneurs.bc.ca/history/union-des-audax-francais.html
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.
“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/
When going for a ride make sure you have: a cell phone, personal identification, emergency contact, and something to write with. If you have been in a bicycle crash you need to do these: Call the police and/or an ambulance immediately. If you are unable to do so, ask someone to help. Always wait for…