Long Distance Cycling Club
'Randonneuring' is long-distance, non-competitive cycling. Riders push their limits to achieve long rides comfortably. The emphasis is on teamwork and efficiency - to arrive at one's goal, not necessarily first or fastest, but with the most efficient use of one's resources. Randonneurs can (and do!) travel surprisingly long distances in a day, and have energy to spare!
The heart of the randonneuring club is the 'brevet', which is a distance challenge ride to be accomplished within a set period of time. The time limits are generous, (minimum avg of 15 km/hr), but the clock is always running - whether you are riding or stopped, eating or sleeping. Join us for distances of 200, 300, 400, 600 and ultimate challenges of 1000 kms and longer!
The 2023 Randonneurs Nova Scotia schedule has a full brevet series of 200, 300, 400, 600 & 1000 kms. We also have other rides known as 'Populaires' of varying distances and destinations. Club members will receive an email with information about the upcoming weekend's ride on the Tuesday or Wednesday before. Sign up below or join our Facebook group.
We welcome new members on our rides – check out the Ride Schedule to see if the distance of the ride is within your comfort level! Looking forward to seeing you this year!