Paris - Brest - Paris 2019?

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Paris - Brest - Paris 2019?

Post by caashford » 21 Aug 2018 18:49

Has anyone from the club done Paris - Brest - Paris before? Experiences?
Is anyone thinking about it for 2019? I was wondering about London - Edinburgh - London, but realised that this is going to be a couple of years from now. When I say "wondering", I'm really just opening up general chat!

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Re: Paris - Brest - Paris 2019?

Post by StuartWhite » 22 Aug 2018 09:25

I intend to do Paris Brest Paris 2019
It never gets easier, you just go faster.
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Re: Paris - Brest - Paris 2019?

Post by CakeStop » 22 Aug 2018 17:52

Bit here (with an unfortunate ending) of Eddie Sumner's 2011 attempt viewtopic.php?f=6&t=4199
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Re: Paris - Brest - Paris 2019?

Post by StuartWhite » 23 Aug 2018 12:08

CakeStop wrote:
22 Aug 2018 17:52
Bit here (with an unfortunate ending) of Eddie Sumner's 2011 attempt viewtopic.php?f=6&t=4199
Wow! I hope to the high heavens I'm still able to knock out rides like that in my 50's and 60's, let alone my 70's.
It never gets easier, you just go faster.
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Re: Paris - Brest - Paris 2019 / Super Randonneuring

Post by caashford » 19 Sep 2018 15:54

For anyone thinking of joining the Beacon Randonneurs on the route to PBP qualification (or just super randonneuring) the following rides have been identified on the Audax Calendar. These will sell out pretty quickly as are key requirements for PBP qualification. All are local events organised by Mark Rigby / BlackSheepCC so guaranteed rice pudding at the finish.

12/01/19 - 28/04/19 - 200k TBC
13/03/19 - 300k - A Rough Diamond
04/05/19 - 400k - Brevet Cymru
25/05/19 - 600k - BA Summer Tour

http://www.aukweb.net/events/

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