The moment to announce the Errandonnee 2015 Finishers and Honorable Mentions is finally upon us! Thanks to all for their patience as I homologated entries.
This year’s edition of the challenge boasts 62 Finishers and 4 Honorable Mentions, including one Honorable Mention from Boston. Yes, that Boston, the one that received record-breaking snow this year.
Overall, errandeurs completed 804 errands and rode a cumulative 4,668 miles over the 12 days of the Errandonnee. That averages out to around 68 miles and just over 12 errands per person. Impressive? I say yes. Continue reading Errandonnee 2015 Finishers and Honorable Mentions
To quote Bike Like Crazy, it’s the end of the the Errandonnee era– for 2015, that is.
Don’t be too sad, though. Spring is on its way, errands go on, and we’ll be back next year. Continue reading The End of the Errandonnee Era
Four days and change remain for those on a quest to complete the 2015 Errandonnee. On March 17, the Errandonnee is over and you can cry into green beers and return to your regularly scheduled errand programming.
You will also be able to pedal down memory lane when the Errandonnee is said and done with the posts, tweets, and pictures from this year’s participants. Here are the errandeurs I know who are blogging: Continue reading Errandonnee 2015 Blog Highlights and Blogroll!
As I write, there is warmth in the air and light in the sky here in D.C. Lots of people were out and about this weekend, not only to celebrate the warm weather and the arrival of Daylight Savings, but to make inroads on their Errandonnee quests!
If you haven’t started the Errandonnee, it’s not too late. You have until the clock strikes midnight on March 16 in your area to complete 12 errands and ride a total of 30 miles in the process. Continue reading Errandonnee 2015 Update: Best Year Yet?
By the time this post reaches you, the Errandonnee will have officially begun. You may be just waking up. You may already be out riding.
I’m not going to hazard any guesses about what the weather is doing as you read this. It’s March, and winter has a mind of its own.
Errands wait for no one– past a certain point, that is– and neither does the Errandonnee. Continue reading The Errandonnee Starts Now!
Hey winter, you’re not the boss of me. It’s time for a March challenge designed for the utility cyclist with errands to do, even during cold winter days– the Errandonnee!
The tweet version of the Errandonnee is:
Errandonnee: Complete 12 errands in 12 days and ride a total of 30 miles by bike between March 5-16, 2015.
Continue reading Winter Challenge: The 2015 Errandonnee
Errandonnee fans and scenesters! Cold and snow are here, and soon the Errandonnee will also join us.
Save the Dates: March 5 – March 16, 2015
30 total miles.
Complete rules to follow in a couple weeks. The rulemaking panel is currently in negotiations to reduce them from 50 to a more manageable number.
In the meantime, here is a preview of the UPDATED Errandonnee categories to help put you in the Errandonnee mood. They have been revised based on previous participants’ feedback.
The intention behind these changes is to broaden the categories as well as update them to suit the diverse errand-drive life of errandeurs everywhere.
1. Personal Care
2. Personal Business
3. You carried WHAT on your bike?! (Thanks to Rachel C. for this suggestion!)
4. Arts and Entertainment
5. Non-Store Errand
6. Social Call (includes restaurants, coffee, and other social activities)
8. Store (includes bike shop, grocery store, etc. You know, a store)
9. Wild Card (surprise me!)
Imagine the grand errandonneuring times that await us! Just a few more weeks.
Welcome to springtime, dear readers. At least, I hope spring has truly arrived. The flowers believe it’s here so that’s nice. Achoo!
Finally, the homologation has been completed (with a minimum of side effects) and it’s time to announce the Errandonnee finishers.
Continue reading Errandonnee Finishers Announced!