Frederick 300km ride report – “Forget the elevation profile “

While many of you are out there riding Fleche in the rain, I finally had a chance to finish my ride report. Bon route to you and  stay dry. May the winds be with you . . . Can`t wait to hear the stories. I guess I never want to learn my lesson. Instead of […]

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Gentle 200 km and some rain

It’s been twenty days after Paris-Brest-Paris. I am still dealing with tingling and numbness in my toes and fingertips. Nothing unexpected. The good news is – I am feeling great overall. In all honesty – I feel I can tackle another 1200 ride tomorrow. Ok, let’s slow down and come back to reality. The next big […]

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Bon Courage, Bon route. Paris Brest Paris 2015. Exceeding the expectations ! ! !

Every four years from 1891 has been conducted one of the most prestigious cycling marathons in the world – Paris-Brest-Paris. 1200 km on a bicycle from the capital, to the furthest point west by the Atlantic Ocean, and back. This is the oldest cycling event on the open road. Competition until 1951, conducted every 10 years. Starting  from  the […]

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PARIS – BREST – PARIS 2015

ITS TIME. THE MOMENT IS HERE I am leaving for FRANCE. Thanks to everyone for the support. I am about to do the craziest thing of my life. My dream since 2001. Despite all obstacles I will finally participate in PARIS-BREST-PARIS >>Day and Night >>Rain and Shine >>1200 km (768.8 miles) under 90 hours >>6000 participants […]

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Last step before France. ACP Shenandoah 600 km

To qualify for the famoust Paris-Brest-Paris 1200 km a rider must complete a series of events under the sanction of Audax Club Parisien (ACP) . Successfull completion of those rides gives one the title Super Randonneur. I have done all distances in Bulgaria, but  in different years. This will be my second consecutive ACP Super Randonneur […]

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Mothers of all 300km and Northern exposure 400km

  The name of the 300 brevet is Mothers of all 300km. It sure does lives up to its name. The elevation gain was 14k for 186 miles. This was the greatest suffering. All you need to do is look at the elevation profile . Steep section after steep section and then some more. No […]

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2015 Fleche Report. Team ” Not Lost Yet”

This year I decided to ride a Fleche for a first time. What is Fleche? Here is some important things to know. According to RUSA   : Article 1 The Flèches-USA are 24-hour randonnées held in various regions of the United States during the spring. The traditional event date is Easter weekend, but it may […]

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Early season brevets

Its been a while. This winter was very tough. Training outside and getting my mileage going in preparation for PBP also. I bought an indoor trainer ( I hate riding indoors) and used it only like 10 times 🙂 Outside I feel free, there is no walls there. I can breath better, smell the nature, […]

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My 2014. Few quotes. New goals !

What a year.  Thanks for being part of my adventure on two wheels.   My 2014 looked like this in digits: Total miles – 4271.26 (70 bike rides) RUSA rides in km- 4448 (22 brevets) Hours on the bike – 291.77 (12.16 days ! ) Calories burned – 188 953 ( according to mapmyride 🙂 ) Awards and […]

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