Above is a screenshot of 0:38 second in on the video below. This was taken the day before the start of the ride. We casually rode to Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines from Montmartre section Paris, I usually don't ride 1200kms+ wearing Lacoste. Also pictured are my tandem buddies, Pat and Cecily, who were on their honeymoon.
So the way Paris Brest Paris works, it is similar to an alley cat race, where you check in at different checkpoints(controls) where your brevet card is stamped and the time is recorded. Along with the scheduled controls, there are secret ones as well. So 1200+km of that, in the French countryside. I like that … Continue reading 2011 PBP Brevet card
Well, it is not the same as riding Paris-Brest-Paris, but the next best thing- following the progress of a rider, me. I am well determined to complete and every passing day, my goals get a little loftier. On the official PBP Website, you can follow me from checkpoint to checkpoint, wondering what I'm thinking about, … Continue reading PBP – tracking riders as they ride
Nice bike ride to Versailles and the then to PBP bike inspection and official check-in.- Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone