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About patrick

a founder of the legendary Dunwich Dynamo

DD in a PBP year.

Bon route! Bon tour! Bon Courage! …to those among us who’ve qualified for Paris-Brest(PBP) and are thinking of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines in August. PBP is promoted by Audax Club Parisien(ACP) once every four years. The 2023 edition is two moons hence. In … Continue reading

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“Just follow the red lights?”

There’s a terrific thrill to riding in a stream of random strangers, following the wheels ahead, oblivious to where you’re all going. The DD route was subject to pretty continuous tweaking in the early years. Now it’s been stable enough, … Continue reading

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Caution Cycle Race in Progress

London-Dunwich-London(LDL) meets CTT National 50 If you are riding back to London on Sunday 02/07/2023 after DDXXXI, please be aware that the B184 between Great Dunmow and Leaden Roding is on the course of the National 50 mile time trial … Continue reading

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Tea-lights are always liable to failure, theft or – worst of all – malicious realignment. Continue reading

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A useful principle

In the dark hours before the dawn pilgrims can likely ask themselves… “Why am I out of bed?” “Why am I far from home?” For a neophyte regretful questions may become insistent. Anyone who encouraged them to roll into the … Continue reading

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