Category Archives: Brevets (200km+)

This section is for the big rides. A century (100-mi) is the crown jewel for most riders. Brevets START at 200k (124 mi). For the most part, these are all Randonneurs USA rides.

ACP Suffolk-Lake Gaston-Washington 600 km (DNF)

This entry is LONG overdue. When I last wrote, I was just hours from starting the event that would make me a Super Randonneur, the Suffolk-Lake Gaston-Washington 600km brevet. I still had some nagging knee discomfort from the previous month. … Continue reading

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ACP Suffolk-Lake Gaston 400 km (252 miles)

I’ve been cycling more lately, including my fourth annual Tour de Cure on April 25th. However, I opted against writing about it since I spent my free time writing about the ACP 300-km brevet as well as preparing for a May … Continue reading

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ACP Suffolk-Lake Gaston 300 km (187 miles, Run #3)

Continuing my run for a Super Randonneur Award, I entered Tidewater Randonneurs’ ACP Suffolk-Lake Gaston 300-km event. Staying at the host hotel last year worked really well, so I decided to stick to that practice. I packed my car Friday … Continue reading

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RUSA Dart 200 km (128 miles)

For many randonneurs, Easter weekend is the time for a 360-km ACP 24-hour team event, known as the Fleche (French for “arrow”). Ideally, several five-bike teams ride from different origins, departing Saturday morning, and converge on a single point at the finish, often ending with … Continue reading

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ACP Suffolk to Skippers 200 km (128 miles, Run #3)

It’s been 11 months since my last rando, be it a permanent, brevet or anything else. In fact, I haven’t ridden more than 30 miles at one time since October. I had hoped to ride through the winter, but the … Continue reading

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ACP Suffolk-Lake Gaston 300 km (Run #2, 191 miles)

I rode my second run of the Suffolk-Lake Gaston 300 km on April 19th. It was the second ride in my planned pursuit of a Super Randonneur achievement. Since I had a decent finish last year (17h:15m), I was confident that … Continue reading

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ACP Suffolk to Skippers 200 km (130 mile, Run #2)

It’s been quite a while since my last rando. The weather has been unpleasant and other pursuits have kept me busy this winter. I’ve even delayed my blog entry longer than usual. I’m looking forward to some predictable weather. A pop-up … Continue reading

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