Sierra Nevada Super 600k

Sierra Nevada Super 600k

Tom’s email corrects me, “It’s not the RUSA K-hound 10,000k I’m after, it’s the R 10,000”. What is that? I want to know. It’s the accumulation of two full Audax Club Parisian series (200-300-400-600-1000k set of brevets), a 1200k, completion of Paris Brest Paris, a...
La Ruta Loca Randonee (LRLR)

La Ruta Loca Randonee (LRLR)

La Roo tah, La ROOT ah, Laroo Tah… I’ve been thinking about La Ruta Loca for 2 years now. It caught my attention when reading Carlos’ personal website/blog posts – It Followed me Home – of his rando adventures. I read his account of La Ruta 2010 and was...
Red Rocks 600k

Red Rocks 600k

I should’ve left on Sunday, but I just couldn’t bring myself to drive after a long day on Saturday “Darting” with rando-pals from Davis to Berkeley. I pack everything I need and depart on Monday for a rando-drive of 12 hours to Kanab, Utah to ride the Red Rocks 600k....
SIR Brevet Week 2014

SIR Brevet Week 2014

In 2007, I started randonneuring. It was an odd way to begin a sport, sort of looking for a challenge, sort of on a dare, given I’d turned 50 that year and was wondering if I was all used up. It was a PBP (Paris-Brest-Paris) year and I decided to go to a PacTour...
UnORRdained weekend

UnORRdained weekend

I get an email from Megan – Hey! You are on the list for the ORR Springs 600k. We are pre-riding the middle of the course – come join us! I immediately look for fellow rando’s who will join in on the fun and abuse. Some folks who might be around me while I am slogging...