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2015

pre-PBP: So, You're Thinking About Paris Brest Paris 2015 Then? by Marcus Jackson-Baker, a blog posting from November 5, 2013
pre-PBP: Preparing for a Fast Paris Brest Paris 2015 by Billy Edwards, 3 articles appearing in American Randonneur 2014-2015
[Recommended]
pre-PBP: For the Slow Rider: Practical Stratagies for PBP by Greg Olmstead, from American Randonneur, Spring 2015
pre-PBP: Meysey Hampton cyclist taking on 1200km challenge from Paris to Brest and back on fixed gear bike by Callum Chaplin, Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard web site, August 7, 2015
pre-PBP: Former Matamata resident biking in the Paris Brest Paris by Abby Brown, stuff.co.nz web site, August 11, 2015
pre-PBP: Tsawwassen cyclist off to France for 1,200-kilometre ride Jessica Kerr, in the Delta Optimist online, August 12, 2015 (archived version)
pre-PBP: Tsawassen, B.C. cyclist prepares for Paris-Brest-Paris Todd Aalgaard, in Canadian Cycling Magazine online, August 13, 2015 (archived version)
pre-PBP: PBP Starts This Weekend by Scott Gator on the VeloORANGE blog, August 13, 2015
pre-PBP: Transplant surgeon to hit the road to benefit patients by Jack Kelly, (Pittsburg) post-gazette.com, August 16 2015
Paris-Brest-Paris 2015 : l’aventure se termine texte, photos et propos recueillis par Jean-Michel Richefort et Charlotte Faure, August 21, 2015
Six Elliptigo Riders Complete Challenging Paris-Brest-Paris Randonneur on Elliptical Bikes; Set Record posted by Tennille on elliptigo.com, August 21, 2015
Paris-Brest-Paris 2015 by Martin Badham, on tricycleassociation.org.uk web site, August 21, 2015
India's triumph at Paris-Brest-Paris 2015 by Deepender Sehajpal, The Times of India, August 23, 2015
Paris-Brest-Paris - The Gear by Patty George, on the teamphenomenalhope.org web site, August 25, 2015
Prais-Brest-Paris: A Long, Long Ride a photo essay by Jered and Ashley Gruber, from Strava Stories, August 26, 2015
[Recommended]
Extrem-Radler: Paris - Brest - Paris (no author indicated), burgenland.orf.at web site, August 30, 2015
Paris Brest Paris 2015 & 2019 by garanun, travelandstory.com web site, September 2, 2015
Sportclub Story - Vier Sonnenaufgänge bis Paris by Michael Reis-Müller, ndr.de web site, September 13, 2015

 


PBP Articles Archive:

1891

Le départ de la course Paris-Brest - Supplément illustré du Petit Journal, page 8 [1891 - date not indicated] (en français)
Nos Gravures - Le Petit Journal, Samedi 20 Septembre 1891 (en français)

1901

Two articles from L'Illustration Journal Universel No 3052, Samedi 24 Aout 1901 (en français)
Two articles from
Le Petit Journal No 563, Dimanche 1er Septembre 1901 (en français)
En 1901, un Concarnois parcourut Paris-Brest-Paris en 136 heures 55 minutes, (from either "Télégramme de Brest" or "Ouest-France" - published about 1966?) (en français)
Paris Brest Paris - a VOL de PNEUS a few samples from a "plaquette illustrée"

1911

Le IIIe Paris-Brest et Retour - Victoire d'Emile Georget Le Plein Air No. 99, 1 Septembre, 1911, page 739 (en français)

1921

Two articles from the Miroir des Sports coverage of Paris-brest-Paris 1921, No. 62, Septembre 8, 1921 (en français)

1931

La Course Cycliste Paris-Brest par Marcel Delarbre, Le Petit Journal, No 2124, Septembre 6, 1931, page 428 (en français)
Le 5e Paris-Brest et Retour... par Raymond Huttier, Le Miroir Des Sports, No 615, Septembre 8, 1931, page 215 (en français)

1948

Three articles from the Miroir Sprint coverage of Paris-Brest-Paris 1948, No 120 - 6 Septembre 1948 (en français)
Four artilces from the
But et CLUB coverage of Paris-Brest-Paris 1948, No 142 - 6 Septembre 1948 (en français)

1951

Two articles from the Miroir Sprint coverage of Paris-Brest-Paris 1951, No 274 - 10 Septembre 1951 (en français)
Two artilces from the
Miroir des Sports coverage of Paris-Brest-Paris 1951, No 314 - 10 Septembre 1951 (en français)

1961

Jean Fouace - une "promenade" à vélo... de 1200 km by Géo Villetan, published (probably) in "Tintin"
Race Summary 1961
(not really an article - notes about the action at the front at PBP 1961) provided by Jean Richard

1966

Paris-Brest-Brest: a sacré en Demilly et Macaudière d'authentiques champions by Roger Baumann, Miroir du Cyclisme, No 78, October 1966 (en français)
La Randonnée... Miroir du Cyclisme, No 78, October 1966, pp. 28-30 (en français)
des randonneurs de Paris-Brest-Paris, by Robert Le Goff, Le Telegramme, Vendredi 9 Septembre 1996, pp. 12-13 (en français)
Paris-Brest-Paris 66, Vu par un Controleur Volant by Robert Lepertel, Cyclotourisme No.140 & 141, November & December 1966 (en français)
Also:
Seven shorter articles, various sources. (en français)

1971

Two article by Roger Baumann in Miroir du Cyclisme No. 148, Octobre 1971

1975

Paris-Brest-Paris: C'est Le Sport Pour Tous, Cyclisme Magazine No 94, Octobre 1975, pp 15-16
Paris-Brest-Paris and the birth of AUK related by John Nicholas, September 1979 (but about PBP 1975) Source unknown

1979

(Cholet Velo Sport) "Paris - Brest - Paris" 12 Choletais du CVS se lancent dans... une grande aventure [PDF] par Raymond Germon, local unnamed newspaper. Go to: Source
(Cholet Velo Sport) De Paris-Brest-Paris au Tour d'Ille-et-Vilaine [PDF] (author not credited), local unnamed newspaper. Go to: Source

1981 - audax

Paris-Brest-Paris audax, le Cycle No 71, September 1981

1983

the LONG RIDE, Bicycle Times No 41, October 1983

1987

Interview with Roger Baumann Sprint 2000 No 80, Avril-Mai, 1987 (i.e. before PBP '87), pages 12-16
Paris-Brest-Paris: The Average Man's RAAM by Lon Haldeman, from Bicycling, March 1988
DNF - Bitten By a Snake (Paris-Brest-Paris Randonnee)
(author not credited), from Cycling Weekly, September 24, 1987, No 50011
Two short articles from
Arrivee 19 reflecting on PBP 1987   (author(s) not credited)

1991

(Cholet Velo Sport) "Paris-Brest-Paris" Dix Choletais dans la galère [JPG] [very large PDF] par Raymond Germon, local unnamed newspaper. Go to: Source
15 articles from
LE CYCLE's extensive coverage of the centenary PBP. LE CYCLE no. 182, Octobre 1991, pages 41-55.
Paris - Brest - Paris (1991) by Michael Kater from the Audax Australia Journal "The Audax", December 1991

1995

(Cholet Velo Sport) Huit Choletais dans la galère de "Paris-Brest-Paris" [JPG] [very large PDF] par Raymond Germond, local unnamed newspaper. Go to: Source
(Cholet Velo Sport) Hémiplégique de naissance Jean-Louis Morinière a couvert "Paris-Brest-Paris" [JPG] [very large PDF] par Raymond Germon, local unnamed newspaper. Go to: Source
Two articles from
cyclotourism No. 431, Octobre 1995, pages 19-21 (en français)
Coverage from
cyclotourism No 434, various contributors - pages préparées par Jean-Louis Rougier, Février 1996, pages 51-57 (en français)
Paris-Brest-Paris randonneurs go for distance
(1995) by Lynne Tolman [external link]

 


Most of articles beginning in 1999 are external links.

1999

(Cholet Velo Sport) Paris - Brest - Paris, une spécialité de Cholet Vélo Sport [JPG] [large PDF] par Raymond Germon, local unnamed newspaper. Go to: Source
(Cholet Velo Sport) Deux Saint-Legeois sur le Paris - Brest - Paris [JPG] [large PDF] par Raymond Germon, local unnamed newspaper. Go to: Source

Paris-Brest-Paris 1999
Source: DES PERES TRAVEL (by Claus Claussen?) (English)
The PBP Dividend (1999) by John Wagner (English)
PBP Procedures
by Johnny Bertrand (RUSA site)
The Upside of the PBP 90h Start by Johnny Bertrand (RUSA site)
What's Going On Here? Les Randonnées Abandonnées by Bill Bryant (RUSA site)
Analysis of PBP DNF Rates by Bill Bryant (RUSA site)
PBP Advice by Scott Dickson (RUSA site)
Sleepless en Paris ...et Normandie ...et Bretagne (1999) by Eric Fergusson)
Five Reasons to Take the PBP 84h Start by Charles Lamb (RUSA site)
Providing Support at PBP by Jennifer Wise (RUSA site)
Things to Bring to PBP by Jennifer Wise (RUSA site)
Tips for PBP: Free Advice for Randonneur & Randonneuse Wannabe's (following PBP 1999) by author not indicated
Deux Plouviennois Dans Le Paris Brest Paris author not credited, from Ouest France (a newspaper?)
Le PBP C'est l'Amerique author and publication not indicated
Four Articles from Le Perche photos & coverage from Mortagne during PBP 1999, 26 Août, pages 28-29 [Collection of Newspaper Articles]

2003

(2002) Paris-Brest-Paris Randonneur: du grand défi by Frédéric Pondevie (from Le Cycle magazine, November 2002) (en français) [Print Article]
Four Articles in La Liberté by Jean Ammann, 26 Août, 2003, mainly on page 21 [Collection of Newspaper Articles]
Paris Brest Paris by Jean Claude ARENS, on the cyclosport web sit, 26 décembre 2003
Getting Ready for PBP by Bill Bryant (RUSA site)
Paris-Brest-Paris Randonneurs 2003 by Patrick Francois (translated from French into German by Reinhard Schroder)
The Competitive Side of Randonneuring (2003) by Jan Heine & Melinda Lyon (RUSA site) [Recommended]
Paris-Brest-Paris 2003 author not credited (possibly Jan Heine)
Tipps zu PBP (2003) von Martin Radwanski (German) [
doc or auto generated html]
They take the long way: Race covering 783 miles makes for quite a trip for local randonneurs by Shannon Russell, Cincinnati Enquirer
DORMIR A PARIS BREST PARIS: Leurs nuits aussi belles que nos jours par André Tignon (en français)
1.225 Kilometer in 83 Stunden: Buchholzer Hendrik Schorler bewältigt Radmarathon Paris - Brest un zurück (2003) author not credited
Gang of six sets new PBP record (2003) author not credited
Paris-Brest-Paris 2003: 6 cyclists and a record! (2003) by Jacques Morazzani)
Paris-Brest-Paris : 4000 Cyclotouristes en quête de leur bâton de maréchal (2003) author not credited
Various Articles from Ouest France (2003) authors not credited, or not discernable
Various Articles from le Telegramme (2003) authors not credited, or not discernable

2007

pre-PBP: The Big Event: Paris-Brest-Paris Bike Race by Liivi Sandy, National Post, Published March 01, 2007
pre-PBP: 90 hours 750 miles on a bike: A Durham cyclist prepares for the ultimate long-distance ride by Joe Miller, March 01, 2007
pre-PBP:
Club Members to Ride Paris-Brest-Paris (no author indicated) on Gran Fondo Cycles web site (no date indicated)
pre-PBP:
They're in it for the long, long ride by Tom Berridge, Burnaby Now, August 18, 2007
pre-PBP:
Présentation de Paris-Brest-Paris 2007 (no author indicated) on velo101.com web site, August 19, 2007
pre-PBP:
Back pedalling onion man attempts Paris-Brest-Paris by BikeRadar on bikeradar.com
Dans la tourmente par Jean-Michel Richefort, Cyclo Passion, No. 164, Septembre 2007, pages 76-80 [Major Print Article]
De la méthadone sur le trajet Paris-Brest-Paris par Marie-Claudine CHAUPITRE et Léonore MAHIEUX, Ouest-France, on saint-brieuc.maville.com web site , 11 septembre 2007 [alt posting]
Cyclists forego sleep for marathon in France by Joanne Penhale, September 12, 2007
Paris-Brest-Paris 1200km Cycle by Colin Anderson, on Sportzhub web site, September 20, 2007
My modest PBP tips (2007) by Catherine Shenk
PBP Controls, etc Research Trailer Park blog, various contributors
PBP Aussies by Dave Minter December 2007
Dantesque ! by Frédéric Pondevie, Le Cycle, No. 368, Octobre 2007, pages 101-104 [Major Print Article])
90 hours of BUST by Isabel Best, Cycling Plus, No. 205, January 2008, pages 72-77 [Major Print Article]
Four Articles - Statistics & Analysis by Alain Collongue, November 2007 & January 2008 [Recommended]

2011

pre-PBP: Préparation de la P-B-P 2011 par David Pauthier on CT Lyon web site, July, 2011
pre-PBP: Paris-Brest-Paris 2011 (no author indicated) on in-the-saddle.com web site, August 19, 2011
pre-PBP: Fleury Les Aubrais: Huit cyclos au départ dud Paris-Brest-Paris, dimanche by Gaby A. in a local paper, ~August 19, 2011
pre-PBP: Trzy doby w siodelku by Konrad Olgierd Muterc on polskanarowery.pl (Polish), August 21, 2011
pre&post-PBP: Various Articles in "Le Télégramme" by Didier Déniel, Alain Coquil and others, May-September, 2011
Paris-Brest-Paris. 80 % sont allés au bout ! by Didier Déniel on letelegramme.com web site, August 26, 2011
Le grande randonnée à vélo prise pour cible by Maxime Fieschi et Julien Constant, Le Parisien, August 26, 2011
Tonnerre de Paris-Brest par Myriam Alizon, Stéphane Barbé and Thierry Cerinato, Equipe, August 26, pages 14-15
Paris-Brest-Paris, the ultimate event by Philip Gale on velonews web site, August 30, 2011
Ma Plus Belle Aventure par Thierry Cerinato, Vélo Magazine, No 489, September 2011, pages 102-104
Retour Sur Terre par Jean-Michel Richfort, Cyclo Passion, No 213, September 2011, pages 58-61
La toute première fois par Jean-Michel Richefort, Cyclotourisme, No 606, October 2011, pages 34-37
Paris Brest Paris by Damon Peacock


Articles, not year (event) specific:

Eating an Elephant (2003) by Ron Himschoot
Paris-Brest-Paris & Recumbents by David Cambon
400 km Ridden, 900 to Go (2013) by Dean Campbell - In Canadian Cycling Magazine (Canadian participation in PBP with a historical emphasis.)
Preparing for a Fast Paris Brest Paris by Billy Edwards - 3 articles appearing in American Randonneur 2014-2015
For the Slow Rider: Practical Stratagies for PBP by Greg Olmstead, from American Randonneur, Spring 2015

Taking on Paris Brest Paris (2015) by Jeff Shmoorkoff - In Canadian Cyclist (About the author's and other Canadian's participation in PBP.)


About the race PBP (?)

Paris - Brest - Paris: nejstarší cyklistický ultramaratón sveta by Jaroslava Majera? (Czech?) (1999?)

 

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