Jean-Gualbert Faburel (Vice President ACP): “For a good preparation for PBP, we recommend building up to the event throughout the year. The brevets should be done in order, just like the other stages toward Paris-Brest-Paris. We understand that some are forced to do the qualifying brevets out of order or all at once, but they…
‘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
Melvyn’s reports Deb Banks’ Perth Albany Perth 1200k report
Damon is always entertaining and his videos capture the essence of Paris-Brest-Paris: “The typical PBP rider is a 52 year old man. I’m one of those and I can tell you that life isn’t usually a lot of fun for us. I watched a BBC4 documentary about postcards and the people who collect them recently….
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The official list of finishers: http://www.aukweb.net/results/archive/2017/listevent/?Ride=17-1