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Chicago Randonneurs

A group for any one interested in randonneuring, cyclotouring and long distance cycling

Members: 255
Latest Activity: May 8

Randonneuring Defined

Randonneuring: Randonneuring is long-distance unsupported endurance cycling. This style of riding is non-competitive in nature, and self-sufficiency is paramount. When riders participate in randonneuring events, they are part of a long tradition that goes back to the beginning of the sport of cycling in France and Italy. Friendly camaraderie, not competition, is the hallmark of randonneuring.

-From RUSA website

The next PBP is in 2011.

Discussion Forum

Wisconsin Unmeeting July 13-15 1 Reply

Started by Kevin Mulcky. Last reply by mike w. Feb 9.

Great Lakes Randonneurs 1,000km brevet in July 2017 2 Replies

Started by Inspyrd Ancienne. Last reply by Inspyrd Ancienne Mar 14, 2017.

2016 Brevet Season 6 Replies

Started by Eric Peterson. Last reply by Eric Peterson May 4, 2016.

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Comment by Eric Peterson on April 5, 2015 at 4:09pm

Anyone doing any of the upcoming Quad Cities rides?
200K - Apr.11
300K - Apr.25
400K - May.09

Routes go north from Le Claire, IA

Comment by Adam Z on April 1, 2015 at 10:20pm

FYI - I found this Indiana Randonneurs, who have a series out of Indianapolis.  It looks like they are in their second year.  http://cibaride.org/IndianaRandonneurs

Comment by Jason Marshall on March 21, 2015 at 4:45pm

I would recommend getting off in Alton which is one stop before St. Louis.  It is closer to Edwardsville.

Comment by Deet 4.5mi on March 21, 2015 at 4:38pm

I am doing the 200k on 3/28 out of Edwardsville, I am taking the train down to St. Louis and riding to a hotel near the start. I am hoping the weather will be nice.

Comment by mike w. on March 21, 2015 at 12:58pm

St.Louis group has scheduled Edwardsville 200K for 3/28, 4/4, & 4/11.

Hope to do at least one of them, probably 4/4. 4/11 is the Quad Cities 200, which is pretty good, too. i'm tossing a coin on that choice. Edwardsville is pretty flat & open and can be WINDY. i did it a few years ago on a miraculously warm March day...

For anyone going to Edwardsville, what are your travel/accomadation plans? IIRC,the start time is 0600.

Comment by David P. on March 20, 2015 at 7:24pm

I may be up for the 200k on April 4th.

Comment by Jason Marshall on March 20, 2015 at 3:16pm

Cool.  Have any of you done this one before?  If so we've probably ridden it together in the past.  I don't know anybody by their chianlink handle.

Comment by Adam Z on March 20, 2015 at 12:17am

Looks like Ilter and I are doing the 4/4 200k out of Edwardsville as well.

Comment by Jason Marshall on March 17, 2015 at 7:43am

I am planning on doing the 4/4 200k in St. Louis.

Comment by Deet 4.5mi on March 17, 2015 at 7:13am
Is any one doing the 200k out of St Louis at the end of this month?
 

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