Epic Rides: The Trefil Travail 100Km 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 hills. We’ve already talked about the Cambrian 1K and the Trefil Travail is in a similar vein, in that it offers AAA (Audax Altitude Award) … Continue reading Epic Rides: The Trefil Travail 100Km Audax

Dr Foster’s Summer Saunter – A Flat-ish 200km 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 event, usually held around the beginning of August. It has a winter version as well, Dr Foster’s Winter Warmer that makes a few changes to … Continue reading Dr Foster’s Summer Saunter – A Flat-ish 200km Audax

Epic Rides: Cambrian 1K Permanent

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, but the Devil is in the detail. Perhaps we should start by explaining what the Cambrian series is. Aside from the usual “calendar” events, there … Continue reading Epic Rides: Cambrian 1K Permanent