The French know how to party:
Paris-Brest-Paris has long been the pinnacle of Audax/Randonneur achievement but London-Edinburgh-London seems to be trying to catch up. See Damon Peacock’s video on PBP & LEL
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….
A great report of one man’s experience Just Keep Pedalling
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.
This Saturday we will be riding to Rakaia Gorge and back,. It is a gentle climb all the way to the gorge where we turn around and retrace the route. Once we get back to the top pf the gorge it is an easy ride home, as long as there is no easterly breeze in…