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Forum: Touring
10-13-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,041
Posted By alan s

I have a similar setup, except this is fully...

I have a similar setup, except this is fully loaded touring. Went with smaller water bottles, rather than moving the cages. The center of gravity is fairly high, but once you are rolling along it...
Replies: 256
Views: 23,011
Posted By unterhausen

I rode the Eastern PA populaire yesterday. Got...

I rode the Eastern PA populaire yesterday. Got the hardest part of earning a RUSA cup out of the way early
Forum: Touring
10-10-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 520
Posted By tcs

Late 19th-century gentlemen cycletourists would...

Late 19th-century gentlemen cycletourists would often every morning put the bulk of their dunnage on the train to their evening's destination.

Conversely, Thomas Stevens went 'round the world with...
Replies: 256
Views: 23,011
Posted By clasher

Our club had its first brevet in my city and I...

Our club had its first brevet in my city and I designed the route. It was a warm, humid day, especially for autumn. We had 11 riders come out and a good mix of locals and folks from afar. The route...
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By samkl

PBP ride report (long)

It’s been a month, almost, which has given my brain enough time to process the insanity that was PBP. I don’t mean that in a derogatory way—yes, some of the insanity was bad, but some of it was good,...
Replies: 91
Views: 8,093
Posted By atwl77

Congratulations clasher !! Anyways, thought...

Congratulations clasher !!

Anyways, thought I'd share some pictures I took before the ride.

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Replies: 91
Views: 8,093
Posted By clasher

Thanks! It was my first time. I think I would...

Thanks! It was my first time. I think I would like to do it again but with a better plan and a support driver. Get some hotels booked and try for a more civilized ride. Going to Loudeac might have...
Replies: 6
Views: 3,837
Posted By kingston

Here you go! The Million Meters of Milk...

Here you go!

The Million Meters of Milk (http://www.greatlakesrando.org/our-calendar/million-meters-and-green-bay-getaway) is a cloverleaf 1,000k with a home-base in Green Bay
Day 1 271 miles...
Replies: 6
Views: 3,837
Posted By kingston

Just finished this ride last night. The route was...

Just finished this ride last night. The route was fantastic, the weather was perfect, and the volunteers were phenomenal.
Replies: 26
Views: 4,952
Posted By unterhausen

it was actually 200 feet higher at the end...

it was actually 200 feet higher at the end https://ridewithgps.com/trips/1885037

There were a couple of nearly instantaneous changes in elevation on that ride. When the rain started there was a...
Replies: 20
Views: 3,467
Posted By joewein

July to September in Tokyo will be like a...

July to September in Tokyo will be like a greenhouse: 80-100% humidity and 30-40 C

But not yet. This last weekend of June the gods are sending us fresh air, as cool as any coming out of an air...
Replies: 14
Views: 4,816
Posted By unterhausen

it's news because the ragbrai rider didn't die of...

it's news because the ragbrai rider didn't die of alcohol poisoning


The main thing to take away from randonneuring deaths is that we are not immune. But there is only so much you can do. I...
Replies: 256
Views: 23,011
Posted By clasher

Well I finished a 600K so I can go to PBP now. It...

Well I finished a 600K so I can go to PBP now. It kind of felt like "cheating" to do a 600k with only ~1400m of climbing but the wind we had on this ride made up for the lack of hills... the part of...
Replies: 23
Views: 4,405
Posted By unterhausen

time limits in randonneuring are very generous. ...

time limits in randonneuring are very generous. I am always a little disappointed when people DNF because they are running behind where they think they should be, my philosophy is to keep going. I...
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