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Glacier Addendum

Just back from PDX to Glacier. Completed 638 miles (official route plus “bonus miles”) in 71 hours 45 minutes. Unseen stat here is my total (lack of) sleep time: less than four hours over two nights. During the brevet, I faced a number of micro obstacles which kept my focus on immediate goals rather than …

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PDX to Glacier 1000k

6 days until my PDX to Glacier 1000k brevet. I’ve been training for this ride since an “interested riders” registration form popped up on the OR randonneurs page back in January. For some reason, I now seem to be the only party among my Eugene biking buddies still motivated and ready to participate (at the …

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Shopping From Goodwill: Super Trek Randonneuse

Riding pal and custom frame builder Chuck Lathe wrote a blog entry week last week celebrating the fact that his Coho red randonneuse bicycle had achieved super randonneuse status (completing a full brevet series, from a 200k to a 600k, in one calendar year). I’ve never been good at haggling or negotiations (averting my eyes …

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