Monthly Archives: July 2017

Headlights are Really Important for Long Rando Rides

Headlights are Really Important for Long Rando Rides Over the weekend I rode a 375-mile randonneur event in New England. I used my Cinelli road bike equipped with inexpensive battery-powered Schwinn brand headlights, one on each fork blade. I’ve used … Continue reading

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600k Calendared Rando Ride

600k Calendared Rando Ride It was a good weekend for a 36-hour 375-mile bike ride. I had my reservations going into the event since I hadn’t properly prepared for it. I actually haven’t prepared for any of the randonneur rides … Continue reading

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Cycling Cue Sheet Column Headings

Cycling Cue Sheet Column Headings When documenting a bicycle route in the form of a cue sheet I have come to believe that the ideal number of columns necessary to provide a good document is six. They are: Cue Sheet … Continue reading

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Cycling Cue Sheet Abbreviations

Cycling Cue Sheet Abbreviations About 3 years ago I gave up on creating cue sheets for bike rides I was doing. The cue sheets had become redundant for me since I could map my rides using an online route planner … Continue reading

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Scouting Report 1

Scouting Report 1 On July 4th through 6th I rode the first 320 miles of the 620-mile route depicted by the following Cue Sheet. I was scouting the route to see if the cue sheet was still accurate in 2017 … Continue reading

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Scouting Ride: Overall Synopsis of 320-Miler

Scouting Ride: Overall Synopsis of 320-Miler The route being scouted is a 1000k (620 mile) planned ride that departs from the Quakertown, PA area and finished there, too. Normally the ride would depart from the Weisel Hostel on Richlandtown Road, … Continue reading

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