We are thrilled to bring randonneuring events to the greater Detroit area.

As we start our third year the number of participants and interest in randonneuring continues to grow, volunteers are needed
to help us continue to grow and improve. Start/Finish, and manned control help, route planning, pre-riding or driving the route is needed.
Please contact Tom Dusky Detroit Randonneurs info@detroitrandonneurs.org if you would like to help or for more information.

Randonneuring is long-distance unsupported endurance cycling.
This style of riding is non-competitive in nature, and self-sufficiency is paramount.
When riders participate in randonneuring events, they are part of a long tradition that goes back to the beginning
of the sport of cycling in France and Italy. Friendly camaraderie, not competition, is the hallmark of randonneuring.

Randonneurs USA (RUSA) membership is not mandatory for participation,
but is greatly encouraged, please JOIN NOW! or renew your membership.


2015 Scheduel
We are excited to be offering a full series of Randonneuring events, most of these Brevets are ACP certified that can be used as qualifiers
for the Paris Brest Paris 2015.
We have added 200k Brevets to our 400 and 600k dates for those not quite ready for the long distances.

Date
Distance
Name & Route Link
Route #
Certification
Start/End Location
03/29
116k
Northeast Populaire link
1731
RUSA
Detroit, MI
04/25
200k
200k West link
1423
ACP
Canton, MI
05/09
300k
The Longest Day link
1427
ACP
Commerce Twp, MI
05/30
200k
Thumbs Up 200 link
TBD
RUSA
Port Huron, MI
05/30
400k
Thumbs Up 400 link
1630
ACP
Port Huron, MI
06/20
200k
200k West link
1423
RUSA
Canton, MI
06/20
400k
Hotter Than a Pepper Sprout 400 link
1648
ACP
Canton, MI
06/20
600k
Hotter Than a Pepper Sprout 600 link
1651
ACP
Canton, MI
09/26
200k
AAA 200k link
1647
ACP
Adrian, MI

 

Thumbs up 200k
Enjoy the Wadhams/Avoca Trail, rural farmland and the shoreline of Lake Huron in this flat and scenic route.

Thumbs up 200k map

Ride Starts at 07:00
please check in by 06:30
time limit 13.5 hours

Location:
Girl Scout Parking Lot
2186 Water St., Port Huron, MI

Helmets and lights are required.
Please review RUSA Rules for Riders

Cue sheets and brevet cards will be supplied at the start.

Plenty of lodging is available at this location, please make appropriate arrangements if needed.

Please register by May 28, fee $10

Register 200k

Map and route information
http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5985302

Cue Sheet to download

 

Thumbs up 400
Enjoy the Wadhams/Avoca Trail, the Southern Links Trailway, Frankenmouth, rural farmland
and the shoreline of Lake Huron in this flat and scenic route.

Thumbs Up 200k map

Ride Starts at 05:00
please check in by 04:30
time limit 27 hours

Location:
Girl Scout Parking Lot
2186 Water St., Port Huron, MI

Helmets required.
Please review RUSA Rules for Riders

All riders must have two securely mounted to your bike frame, non-blinking lights: a front light with clear lens and a rear light with red lens.

After dark, riders must wear a reflective vest, or any other RUSA accepted device that clearly places reflective material on the front and back of the rider, and wear reflective ankle band around each ankle. Please review http://www.rusa.org/reflectivity/

Lodging is available near this location, please make appropriate arrangements.

Cue sheets and brevet cards will be supplied at the start.

Please register by May 28‚ fee $15

Register 400k

Map and route information
http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2838973

 

These brevets are RUSA or ACP certified.
Please go to the RUSA website for more information about Randonneuring, other rides and to become a RUSA member. (link)

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