Those of you who receive American Randonneur– a quarterly publication of Randonneurs USA– may find this article about randonneuring tandem basics familiar, as it is
There is a feeling you get when you are just relaxing on a ride, maybe as you sit up and glide into your destination, take
Occasionally someone asks me about clothing or gear for cycling so I thought I’d provide a bit of a basic “bike ride outfit” update. Generally,
Over the last month, I spent many days traveling outside of D.C.– away from Felkerino, the office, and the daily bike commute. I suppose a
Mostly, I ride because it’s my favorite way of getting around. I like seeing street life and buildings as well as the landscape and nature
Over the last three years, I have developed a hopeless crush on the Hilly Billy Roubaix. This 72-mile ride over unpaved state roads out of Morgantown,
As I write this, our friend is out on the road somewhere, pedaling steadily eastward. Jerry talked with me before he departed for his big
Our recent finish of the D.C. Randonneurs 600K brevet means that Felkerino and I have now qualified for Paris-Brest-Paris.
First and foremost, riding bicycles has brought me closer to the vibrant biking community of D.C. It has heightened my appreciation of nature & my
This year, I began to be more deliberate about how I eat during brevets, especially the 400K and 600K distances. I’m not the best eater nor am
I find the bike riding population in D.C. to be eclectic and interesting. I talk to a lot of people, sometimes I don’t get their
When you begin to dabble in the randonneuring arts, you may have an inkling of what your cycling strengths are. You may develop additional skills
This past weekend I had one of the best rides of my life on the D.C. Randonneurs 600K brevet, and that’s not the randonnesia talking.
The sun flares orange and pink, drops behind the mountains, and leaves us. Felkerino and I pause to don night gear, assess our 600K progress,
My favorite thing about riding in D.C. is the community. These people just rock and make riding a bike fun. I mean, who else is
In recent weeks, Felkerino and I (meaning Felkerino, mostly) have been putting the finishing touches on a 1992 Bridgestone RB-1 that I acquired from a nice