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Brevets 2010

Der Begriff Brevet bezeichnet im Amateur-Radsport eine organisierte Langstreckenveranstaltung, bei der von sogenannten Randonneuren eine vorgegebene, nicht ausgeschilderte Strecke (üblicherweise zwischen 200 km und 1400 km) mit passieren von Kontrollstellen innerhalb eines bestimmten Zeitraums geradelt wird. Bei einem Brevet legt jeder Fahrer seine Geschwindigkeit, Pausenzeiten und - bei langen Brevets - seine Schlafpausen selbst fest. Diese Fahrweise wird französisch "Allure Libre" genannt. Es sind alle Fahrräder zugelassen, auf denen sich der Radfahrer ausschließlich aus eigener Muskelkraft fortbewegt. Die meisten Teilnehmer verwenden eine Variante des Rennrads, welches oft über einen leichten Gepäckträger verfügt, der eine kleine Tasche mit Regenkleidung und etwas Proviant trägt. Dazu kommen Licht und je nach Jahreszeit Schutzbleche. Manfred benutzte 2010 ein für Langstrecken gut geeignetes Liegerad.

In the sport of randonneuring, a brevet is an organised long-distance bicycle ride. Cyclists - who, in this discipline, may be referred to as randonneurs - follow a designated but unmarked route (usually 200 kms to 1400 kms), passing through check-point controls, and must complete the course within specified time limits. With a Brevet every rider fixes his speed, break times and - in long-distance brevets - his sleeping breaks himself. This riding manner is called in French "Allure Libre". All bicycles on which the cyclist moves exclusively with own muscular strength are admitted. Most participants use a type of road bike which often disposes of a light carrier, which carries a small pocket with rainwear and some victuals. In addition light and according to season mutguards are common practice. Manfred used 2010 a recumbent bike, which is well suitable for long distances.

  • Mankovskay (Private)
    12 years 5 months ago
    300km Brevet 24.04.2010
    nice place!!!!
    • Manfred Premium user Germany (Private)
      12 years 5 months ago
      Yes dear Lara, I agree. Unfortunately, I have seen the place only during passing by :-|
      The bicycle marathon left no time for sight seeings :-)
  • Hellen (Private)
    12 years 6 months ago
    Поздравляю с удачным испытанием нового велосипеда!!!
  • Mankovskay (Private)
    12 years 6 months ago
    200km Brevet 10.04.2010
    very interesting capture in all sights))))
    • Manfred Premium user Germany (Private)
      12 years 6 months ago
      Many thanks. I am glad about your comment, in particular because it is not my intention to shoot artistic photos.
      The photos are all taken with a simple camera and should basically preserve the memory of nice bicycle tours :-)
      • Mankovskay (Private)
        12 years 6 months ago
        I think it is a real artistic photo..!!!I like it! Have a good day dear Manfred!!!Lara
  • iqual (Private)
    12 years 6 months ago
    200km Brevet 10.04.2010
    Hi Manfred, tolles Foto,
    hier mein Bericht und die Bilder
    • Manfred Premium user Germany (Private)
      12 years 6 months ago
      Moin, moin Joachim,
      dein Bericht gefällt mir und deine Fotos sind klasse.
      Ich habe mir einige Fotos, auf denen ich abgebildet bin, heruntergeladen und werde sie auch in mein Album stecken.
      Danke!
      Wir sehen uns auf der Wartburg. Bis zum Flèche munter bleiben!
  • 12 years 6 months ago
    200km Brevet 10.04.2010
    And this year doing the Randonneur Brevet on the couch cycle. How did your time compare to previous years?
    • Manfred Premium user Germany (Private)
      12 years 6 months ago
      The 200 km brevet was very hilly with 2,700 height meters. It was no suitable course for the couch. With the road bike last year I have cycled the route more than one hour faster. Differently than with my road bike the speed limitation was determined not by my circulation and my pulse frequency, but by the tiredness of the leg musculature! For the couch I need obviously other muscles than for the road bike. Or the existing muscles are too long or too short. Therefore, I am confident that I become quicker with the couch :-))
  • Okinew (Private)
    12 years 6 months ago
    200km Brevet 10.04.2010
    Are you an organizer?
    • Manfred Premium user Germany (Private)
      12 years 6 months ago
      No, dear Olga. Here you see the frame label for my bicycle. Every participant got his own label :-)
      Organizer was Uwe:
      200km Brevet 10.04.2010
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