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Highlands, Glens and Fractal Landscapes

Prelimniaries During LEL 2013 I heard about a big audax ride through Scotland in 2014. Scotland, yeah! I registered promptly via the Audax UK website as soon as the ride was announced and spent the following months wondering what it … Continue reading

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There and back again (sooner than you think) – PBP 2011

As the group ahead of me braked suddenly, I felt a bump from behind and heard the sound of a bike crashing. My fellow rider Simon wheeled past me and signalled me to stop. I came to a halt by … Continue reading

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On the road again – PBP 2011, next try

Paris-Brest-Paris is an event that will take you to your absolute limits. I had had no idea what would expect me – your own body turning into your worst enemy, sleep deprivation driving you into utter madness, the forces of … Continue reading

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PBP 2011 – Afterthoughts

Just a few things noteworthy in retrospect…

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Fino aqui tutto bene – 1001 Miglia 2010

Prologue It is always amazing to see what little things make the difference between a great ride and a total disaster. The night before I had been sleep deprived, exhausted, hungry and extremely cold, feeling like the worst incompetent idiot … Continue reading

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200k brevet ARA Südbayern in Unterwössen April 18, 2009

A bit cold at the start, but eventually sunny weather for once.

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Homeward Bound – Munich to Lake Constance – 235km

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