This edition contains lots of reading thanks to the generous submission of reports from Not the Alpine Classic and Esk by Night rides. Many thanks to the authors, I enjoy reading your recollections very much. We collectively covered a lot of gravel kilometres last year, I’ve found some gravel articles to give you food for […]
On the 26th of January 2018 the Annual General Meeting was held in Bright. Peter Mathews as Vice-President chaired the meeting as Brian Beardon was unable to attend, and Russell Noble as incoming Secretary took minutes as Maria Beardon was unable to attend. Awards The real reason many attend the AGM is the awards, and […]
Sir Hubert Ferdinand Opperman was Australia’s most famous endurance cyclist. He was the Patron of Audax Australia until his death at 91 in 1996, while happily riding his exercise bike. The Fleche Opperman All Day Trial (The “Oppy”) is named after him.
2018 is well underway with events run and post ride drinks dispatched. Turns out it’s hot at this time of year and there is wild weather to contend with as well. Read all about that in the current ride reports. Mark enthuses about the forthcoming Oppy, offers historical insight to this venerable event and makes […]
Australian Finishers of Paris-Brest-Paris 1891-2015 Six Times Finishers MOORE Peter (1991, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011) PAGE Jonathan (1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015) Five Times Finishers DONNAN Peter (1991, 1995, 2007, 2011, 2015) LAUGHER Timothy (1987, 1999, 2003, 2011, 2015) RAWNSLEY Matthew (1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011) VESEL Steve (1991, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007) […]
Paris-Brest-Paris (PBP) is a 1200km randonnée from Paris to Brest on the west coast of France and back to Paris. PBP has become the most prestigious on the global randonneuring calendar and is aspired to by thousands of participants from all continents once every four years; the next PBP will be held on 16th August 2015.