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Posted By SBinNYC

PBP''s time logistics have changed considerably,...

PBP''s time logistics have changed considerably, since I rode it in '79 and '83. It used to be the 90 hours started at 4am, 84 hours at 10am and 78 hour at 4pm. This allowed marginal riders like...
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Posted By SBinNYC

Here's why I'd want the 400 K's 27 hour limit to...

Here's why I'd want the 400 K's 27 hour limit to expire at sunset.

The 400 K is usually done with the idea of riding straight through without a formal sleep period. This means going 24+ hours and...
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Posted By SBinNYC

I rode PBP in 1979 and 1983. I earned the medal...

I rode PBP in 1979 and 1983. I earned the medal both times.

Lighting was primative before LED's and lithium batteries. Most of the French used either a small front wheel sidewall...
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Posted By SBinNYC

I assume you are raising this topic with an eye...

I assume you are raising this topic with an eye to doing PBP.


I would consider the best lighting you can get, not the minimum requirement that would prevent your disqualification. If you believe...
08-10-20, 06:59 PM
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Posted By SBinNYC

Falling asleep, daydreaming, etc. while riding...

Falling asleep, daydreaming, etc. while riding were definitely problems, when I used to do 400, 600 and 1200 km brevets.

I tried to build up a reserve sleeping bank before the ride. Get a full...
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02-15-20, 07:05 PM
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Posted By SBinNYC

The added security is mostly due to the aftermath...

The added security is mostly due to the aftermath of 9/11. One cannot go into most office buildings without producing a photo id. The security people from NYC and the other agencies instituted...
09-04-19, 08:33 AM
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Posted By SBinNYC

I've been a ride leader for my club for...

I've been a ride leader for my club for approximately 45 years. We give a "2 minute" safety talk/check that was originally required by our insurance company. It would cover several problems your...
07-16-18, 07:52 AM
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Posted By SBinNYC

You don't need to remove a wheel to patch a tube...

You don't need to remove a wheel to patch a tube - only to replace one.

1. With the wheel still on the bike, use your tire irons to remove the tire bead from one side. Preferably the non-driving...
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