Randonneur Ride Report: SLO Waves to Wine 400k

This year, as I chose the brevets I needed to qualify for this year’s Paris-Brest-Paris, I mixed up my itinerary again and considered events outside of San Francisco and Davis. Fortunately, the San Luis Obispo Randonneurs, a new club led by the human dynamo Vickie Backman, was offering a full ACP series this year. I hadn’t ridden much in the “Middle Kingdom” and was looking forward to a new set of adventures south of the Bay Area.
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Randonneur Ride Report: Hopland 400k

One of the reasons I signed up to try randonneuring this year was to explore new areas I’ve never ridden. And if you had asked me back in December if I knew where Hopland was, I’d have shrugged my shoulders and started searching on Google maps for the answer.Continue Reading