Susan Otcenas’ PBP Tips for the First-Timer
What is PBP? A Short History of PBP La Société Adrian Hands http://www.ahands.org/cycling/ Ride Reports and Photos from PBP 2003
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.
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 various controls along the route. Circles used to indicate bunches at controls of…
“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/
‘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