Audaxes

Every now and again I go on an Audax - a much longer and slower ride where the sense of achievement comes from purely completing the distance and not from what time you did. They're more leisurely and often much more satisfying with chances to look around the area you're cycling in. I've done a couple so far but I'm looking to add to the tally. You can read all my posts about Audax related rides below.

  • Redditch Road and Path CC Jersey
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    Redditch CC Reliability Ride – 28th February 2016

    Loading... Another weekend, another reliability ride somewhere across the West Midlands! This time I’d managed to convince both George and Adam to accompany me to lovely Redditch for a 45 mile ride down to the very edge of the Cotswolds…

  • Dunwich Dynamo Start Point
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    The 2015 Dunwich Dynamo

    Right so in the traditional Christmas style, gather round children, I have a story or two to tell…I’ve been very neglectful and haven’t been writing for awhile and eventually the guilt and haranguing from family members has meant that my…

  • Every Time a Bell Rings Audax
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    Audax – Every Time A Bell Rings 2015 – 112 km

    Every Time a Bell Rings… 112km Audax After falling off back in January, I’ve not actually done another Audax until now. In an effort to get back on the wagon and prepare for the Norwich 100 at the end of…

  • Audax UK
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    A Brevet upon St Lucy’s Day – 200km Audax

    I’ve written about Audaxing before here mentioning how relaxed and economical they are compared to Sportives. In an effort to keep me riding good distances throughout the winter I’ve signed up to be a fully paid up member of Audax…

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    The UK Audax Conundrum

    An Audax is a self-supported ride to a set route. The route also has controls to show that you’ve completed the distance. These can be numbers from a road sign or a cafe receipt. Once finished, your route card is…