Tag Archives: randonneuring

IONTW – April 9, 2017

Other ways of looking and seeing – changing the horizon, and capturing the patterns of birds in flight. Never underestimate the importance of matching snacks! Or that there’s more to life than your job. Not sure I know who any … Continue reading

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IONTW – January 29, 2017

A wonderful story about the power of letters – as communication, for telling your story and making a connection – just a small part of the last administration, but the details say a great deal, and all add up to … Continue reading

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IONTW – January 1, 2017

All these years, and I hadn’t realized Carrie Fisher was (only) 19 when the real Star Wars was filmed. And likewise, all the times of having a Pap test, and yes, it is short for something – named after Georgios Papanikolaou (I … Continue reading

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2016 SRCC Healdsburg to Napa 200k

SRCC’s first 200k brevet of the year – AKA the Napa speed run. Last year I’d had no particular intentions, but managed a good time with the help of Captain Craig (Robertson, with his tandem), Kaley and Cyndi. This year … Continue reading

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2016 SFR Point Reyes Populaire

The gateway randonneuring event! the first one is less than 200k… try it, you’ll like it… I was planning on a pretty popularious day, seeing as how I’d been on the bike twice in December. Not that I’d *just* been … Continue reading

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2015 SFR Winters 200k (R11)

photo tour version Another new (to me) route! Although it’s been part of the SFR repertoire for a while, I’d never made it out on the Winters brevet before. Not a San Francisco start, which probably contributed to the somewhat … Continue reading

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2015 SCR Kings Mountain 200k

photo tour version Part B of the Santa Cruz Randonneurs double 200k weekend (Part A here), the Sunday portion being their Kings Mountain route, an out-and-back to Palo Alto. Now that I know where to go, I’m not as early … Continue reading

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