Back in March we wrote about the various resources available for planning your own routes. It can be tremendous fun trying to link some of the places you want to go to with good roads to get you there. However, … Continue reading Route Planning – Sometimes it goes wrong…
As a route it was one in two distinct halves, with the first half being a little hilly but beautiful in places and the second half being a fairly forgettable slog through urban sprawl.
However, the controls were a definite ray of sunshine. Continue reading Epic Rides: Ferryside Fish Foray – A 225Km Audax
We are spoilt for choice where 200km Randonnees are concerned, with one leaving Cardiff most months. However our 100km events are much harder to come by, yet all seem to have one thing in common –hills. Lots and lots of … Continue reading Epic Rides: The Trefil Travail 100Km Audax
Well, we did warn you there was another Audax post on the way. This one may be a fraction over 200Km, but it represents quite a good entry point for the budding randonneur. Dr Foster’s Summer Saunter is an annual … Continue reading Dr Foster’s Summer Saunter – A Flat-ish 200km Audax
It may have been beautiful –Wales just is, but what on Earth possessed us to do this ride we don’t know. It may have only been 100Km, which on the back of a couple of 200Km rides doesn’t sound much, … Continue reading Epic Rides: Cambrian 1K Permanent
A far cry from the crowds and meticulous organisation of the Velothon just a week earlier, an Audax is nearly always a low-key affair. Paris-Brest-Paris is as glamorous as it gets for those of the randonneuring persuasion. This, you could … Continue reading Epic Rides: Cardiff to Midford and Back Again…
Spring days were made for this. Beautiful, sunny weather, historic landmarks and epic climbs. This was a day that we covered around 190km, climbed over 2,500 metres and burned around 12,000 calories between us. However, it was an opportunity to … Continue reading Epic Rides: Scoping out an Audax route – 25th March 2016