Eliot poeticized that, “April is the cruellest month…”, and that’s why we only have one brevet in the month before May! T.S. quickly characterizes early spring’s bleakness in the first few lines of his poem The Waste Land. And when he writes, “I will show you fear in a handful of dust.” I wonder if [...]
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I’m really looking forward to this year’s randonneuring season, and am excited to be heading to Kenai later this week for our season opener. Rando-Info Night at the Anchorage REI on 4/6 was packed. Going in, there were only 6 people registered to attend. By the time the show started, we were near capacity with [...]
It’s the season of the Belgian toothpaste. There’s still a lot of snow on the ground, but the roads are pretty much dry, and people are out there riding. Inquiries about the brevets and randonneuring in general have been increasing in frequency, so before the April 17 Kenai 200K, Bob Voris (PBP ancien ’99) and [...]
Start wrenchin’ on your steed, the first ride of the season is just around the corner; the Kenai 200K on April 17th. Here’s the link to the full 2010 AK Randonneurs’ brevet calendar. Bob Voris just reported, via Facebook today, that the entire Birchwood Lookp is dry! Stay tuned for more updates…
I am amazed at the high quality of road riding available on the Kenai Peninsula. Throw any stereotypes you may have of the area out the window, and do yourself a favor. Go down and explore those roads. Some of the best road riding in Alaska can be had down in Homer and Kenai. The [...]
Here are the details for next weekend’s 200K brevet on the north end of the Kenai Peninsula. It’s another all new course, in an area we’ve never ridden before. It should be no less interesting that the now infamous Homer 200K. Plus, it will be much flatter! Please look over the documents and course map [...]
The Mouth of the Kenai, aka the Redoubt Reporter, published a great article about randonneuring in Alaska, and the two new brevets we’re going to have down on the Kenai. Let’s hear it for keepin’ it local! Thanks a lot, Redoubt!!