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good luck Dale Brigham, and other hearty randonneurs...(7 posts)

good luck Dale Brigham, and other hearty randonneurs...JS Haiku Shop
Mar 28, 2003 12:50 PM
enjoy your brevets this weekend, and be safe.

Dale, looks like we'll need our toasty mittens and wool socks. KC will be cold and windy but appears to be sidestepping the winter precipitation. sure you wouldn't care to drive a few km east instead? i have a feeling it will be a skill-building ride tomorrow.
JS, can you provide the link for the weather website?..TIA..(nm)wasabekid
Mar 28, 2003 1:13 PM
Nevermind, found it!...(nm)wasabekid
Mar 28, 2003 1:38 PM
I'm doing the Solvang Double tomorrow, check out the forcast...Lon Norder
Mar 28, 2003 1:16 PM
And they'll give you 300K brevet credit too! AAAAHHAHAHAHAAAHAAAAA!!!!!!!
whats the deal with randonneuring anyway?ColnagoFE
Mar 28, 2003 1:36 PM
I know you ride long distances in a certain time period, but it seems there is a whole other culture here than road racing. Care to share anything about it?
whats the deal with randonneuring anyway?Rich_Racer
Mar 28, 2003 2:27 PM
Basically it's not a race. It's just an organised, supported ride that people have their own PBs to aim at. Great community to be a part of!
We're nuts!Dale Brigham
Mar 28, 2003 2:40 PM
It ain't racin' and it ain't just ridin.' It's a mish-mash of touring and time-trialing. You meet the nicest folks plugging away on a road in the middle of nowhere. Give it a try!

Here's the forecast for the KC brevet (200K):

Tonight: Some clouds. Low 26F. Winds NW at 15 to 25 mph.

Tomorrow: Windy with a few clouds from time to time. High 44F. Winds NW at 15 to 25 mph.

Could be worse. Could be raining.

Bonne route, Y'all!

Dale