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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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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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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2014 DCR Wilderness Campaign 200k

Last Saturday was the first 200km this year with DC Randonneurs. The forecast was for a pleasant day and temperatures in the 60s. I was not feeling very well the previous two days, but I also was not  just simply missing the ride. So lets see . . .  preparation, preparation. I am always amazed […]

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2011 ACP Frederick 300 km

On May 7  2011 was my first 300 km ride in USA. It was the ACP Frederick 300 km. We started from  Fort Detrick Hampton Inn at 5 am sharp. I checked in at 4:45am. Credit for the pictures to William Smith and William Beck             It was still dark out […]

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