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Last Post 06/30/2013 05:26 AM by Jim Johnson. 3 Replies.
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THE SKINNY

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06/29/2013 09:03 AM
http://www.npr.org/2013/06/29/195873620/randonneurs-are-in-it-for-the-ride-not-the-race
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
longslowdistance

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06/29/2013 09:30 PM
Thanks for the link. Nice article, without the frequent "look at those weirdos on bicycles" undertone that many general press articles have.
ChinookPass

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06/29/2013 11:10 PM
Everybody's got their thing, but I've always wondered that once you reach the point where you are randonneuring, why not just go out for a really long ride? Why does that undertaking need any organization, scoring, patches, any of that stuff?
vtguy

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06/30/2013 05:26 AM
@ ChinookPass --The social aspect to randonneuring is important for some folks. Most of my rides are solo, and I prefer it that way, but I have a couple of friends who basically won't ride by themselves. For me, the idea of riding with a large group, many of whom can't ride a straight line, holds no attraction.

It was a good article, however. I'm all for anything that presents cycling in a positive light.
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