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    2014 Taste of Carolina 1200

    Tony Goodnight just posted on the Taste of Carolina Facebook page (group?) that he can still accommodate a few more riders on the 1200.

    October is almost here. Hope ya'll have had a great summer...
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    K-Hound blog & First-time K-Hounds

    As a way of further promoting the idea of attaining K-Hound status & also advertising the honoring of first-time K-Hounds, I'm copying the following text from my email sent yesterday to the "randon...
  3. There are still a couple brevets on the Colorado...

    There are still a couple brevets on the Colorado schedule this year. Why not ride one or both of those?



    More likely to have others to ride with.
    And, although I don't know for sure,...
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    To the OP -- your definition is by far the...

    To the OP -- your definition is by far the simplest and most direct description of the difference between a brevet and permanent (RUSA defn's), and is a def'n that de-confuses the messy def'n that is...
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    RUSA membership -- not license. Btw, if you...

    RUSA membership -- not license.
    Btw, if you join on or after October 1st, you'll be paying for your 2015 membership, AND get the last 3-months of 2014 free.
    So ... my advice is: wait until...
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    Ha! I know who you are! No hellweeks in NC...

    Ha! I know who you are!

    No hellweeks in NC next year. TG is not that crazy, and neither is Alan.

    But I am very sure, T, that one will be able to get in full SR in NC by the end of February...
  7. I see that the original question / subject of...

    I see that the original question / subject of this thread references "Rando events."

    In the USA, there are two types of "rando events" governed by "Randonneurs USA" -- Brevets & Permanents. ...
  8. $20 a year. The database does include...

    $20 a year.



    The database does include the names and times for everyone. However, it is true that on-line, only the names (and times) of "then-current" RUSA members are shown.
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    IF you have a serious suggestion for RUSA,...

    IF you have a serious suggestion for RUSA, contact the board members or your RBA. Their email addresses are easily gotten off the RUSA website, and I think you'll find that a responsible contact...
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    I can only take about 40 minutes of "This...

    I can only take about 40 minutes of "This American Life" at a time.

    In 2011, my friend Robert didn't know about PBP until AFTER Jan-01-2011:
    ...
  11. I've used both. Chamois Butt'r on the...

    I've used both. Chamois Butt'r on the recommendation of my mechanic / bike shop owner. Lantiseptic on the recommendation of 4 local randonneurs, one of whom is the current RUSA prez. His take on...
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    Best dang sleep I've had in years -- lobby floor...

    Best dang sleep I've had in years -- lobby floor of the Currie, NC post office:
    Irregular Velo Adventures: May-14/15: Morrisville 600 km Brevet


    But on NC-210, I am dangerously nodding...
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    Parked cars!? You be riding the wrong roads! ...

    Parked cars!?

    You be riding the wrong roads!
    I seldom see a parked car (http://irregularveloadventures.blogspot.com/2010/11/nov-13-colorful-long-assault-on-flat.html).
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    As far as I know, the author of this series of...

    As far as I know, the author of this series of blog posts (Research Trailer Park: Search results for lantiseptic) still uses Lantiseptic almost exclusively. (As far as I know, the "Cap'n" is still...
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    For training --> just go ride. You'll...

    For training --> just go ride.

    You'll probably only need two gears on the Seagull ride --> one for when riding with a tailwind and one for riding into a headwind.

    I think you'll have adequate...
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    Sometimes it is just your "lucky day." You...

    Sometimes it is just your "lucky day."

    You only do 1 to 3 rides a year that are over 100k --> neither your brain nor your body has been trained or grown accustomed to dealing with the distance...
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    Slow down a little. Keep pedaling. Take a...

    Slow down a little.
    Keep pedaling.
    Take a wash cloth and use it to rinse your face (and maybe your arms) at every control. This is mostly psychological, but distance is mostly between the ears,...
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    Pickle juice and mustard do NOT prevent, nor do...

    Pickle juice and mustard do NOT prevent, nor do they "cure" cramps.

    I understand that current medical thinking is that a chemical in each tricks the brain into thinking that everything is okay...
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    Just to add to the "no one cares what your ride"...

    Just to add to the "no one cares what your ride" refrains --
    No one worth knowing cares what you ride.

    On occasion, we've had groups of fast bents (Bachettas (?)) come down from Ohio to do the...
  20. I thought the OP rather scary, but I am used to...

    I thought the OP rather scary, but I am used to the local RBA's being VERY experienced -- Raleigh Region RBA has done brevets since 1983 & Highpoint Region RBA has done too much to even guess at --...
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    I was made aware of this thread this evening. I...

    I was made aware of this thread this evening. I am very sure that the OP on this thread is the person to whom I sent an encouraging email which I copied into the Long Distance Forum...
  22. MikeB's response: Martin -- Thank you!...

    MikeB's response:

    Martin --

    Thank you!
    There's a lot in this note so I'll have to read it a few times and refer back to it once in a while.

    What a great group of people! Everyone was...
  23. Encouragement Email to a Newbie Rando After They DNF'd Their First Brevet

    Some of the following is likely too location specific to be of use everywhere, but maybe the idea(s) behind the email can translate to other locales :


    MikeB,

    FYI, Alan J__ (the RBA)...
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    "Fixie" means NO free-wheel. If the bike is...

    "Fixie" means NO free-wheel. If the bike is moving, you MUST be pedaling.

    "Single-Speed" means that you have only one gear, but have a free-wheel and you can coast. ...
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    2013 RUSA K-Hound Club/State Summary

    (K-Hounds: Club / State Summary -- 2013)

    For info on the RUSA K-Hound Award (this blurb from the RUSA website, Awards page):

    "Accumulate 10,000 km in RUSA events and permanents,...
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