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 Warrenton Firefly 400 km (DNF)

DC Randonneurs (DCR) hosted the Firefly 400k from Warrenton on May 18th.  I charged into my first 400 km brevet just one week after completing my first 300 km brevet.  I drove to Manassas on Friday and was asleep by 7 … Continue reading

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ACP Suffolk-Lake Gaston 300 km (189 miles)

Tidewater Rando hosted another ACP event, the Suffolk-Lake Gaston 300 km, on Saturday May 11.  It’s essentially the same out-and-back route as the Suffolk-Skippers 200 km with an additional leg to Lake Gaston.  It was forecast to rain with WSW winds.  I really didn’t want … Continue reading

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ACP Suffolk to Skippers 200 km (130 miles)

Our small, informal group of randonneurs, “Tidewater Rando,” had the privilege of hosting the inaugural Suffolk to Skippers 200km brevet on April 13th.  Organizer Keith Sutton put on a great ride and route.  If you’ve read about my equipment changes, then … Continue reading

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ACP Wilderness Campaign 200 km (129 miles)

I finally participated in my first ACP event after being a member of RUSA since October!  The ride began at Caribou Coffee in Bristow, VA, about three hours from my home.  That’s a little too far to manage without spending … Continue reading

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