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....

What is Randonneuring (Audax)?

How do you explain to someone why they should ride a long distance on a bicycle, through the night, through the wind, through the sun, through the cold, through the rain, through whatever conditions fickle fate decides to throw at you? [Puddle] The words of C. Joybell...

How to Avoid Heart Disease

Beyond Cholesterol — What Really Causes Heart Disease? According to Dr. Thomas Dayspring, a lipidologist (expert on cholesterol), and Director of Cardiovascular Education at Foundation for Health Improvement and Technology (FHIT), most heart attacks are due to insulin...
Wine vs. Workouts: Effects of alcohol

Wine vs. Workouts: Effects of alcohol

Ten years ago (2008) DC Rainmaker posted an article about the effects alcohol had on his performance. I expect it holds true today for most of us. What he discovered by measuring his performance: “Well, at least for me that drinking just a little bit the night...

PBP tips from a few Anciens

  Eric the campyonlyguy RipVan Rando said: Nice videos. Did you cover the importance of wool and how cold damp 40F feels at night in the middle of Summer? The 80H group and indeed the evening starts are very exciting because of all the village people cheering for you,...
“Sorry mate, I didn’t see you”

“Sorry mate, I didn’t see you”

This is the most common response from drivers after a conflict with cyclists. Is it them being careless and dangerous or did the driver genuinely not see you? According to a report by John Sullivan of the RAF, the answer may have important repercussions for the way we...