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1999

Team Bikeaholics Do The 14th Paris-Brest-Paris (1999) by Lisaa (Lisa Antonino) (English)

Elaine Astrue's PBP 1999 Adventure (English)

Le récit du Paris-Brest (2003) par Christian Le Bail (French)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Les Néophytes... ...Au Pays Des <<Droit De L'Homme>>" par Serguei Baranov (French)

PBP 1999 - The Best and Worst by Pamela Blalock (English)

Récit du vainqueur 1999 by Christophe Bocquet (alternate posting) (French) et...
(From the 1999 plaquette) "Premiers... ...Vélo <<Solo>>"

Mon premier PARIS-BREST-PARIS (1999) by Gilles Bodin (French)

(Randon list posting: the Dickson affair) by Richard Boettner (English)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Paris-Brest... ...Pari Tenu Par Un Non-voyant en 83 H.32 !" par Jean-Louis Borach et René Devinant (French)

Untitled (1999) Jim Bradbury (English) *(web.archive)

Certainly, This Was Heaven by Chuck Bramwell (English) (alternate posting)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Les Plus Jeunes..." by Vicki Brown (English and French)

It's Not Over, 'Til It's Over... by Bill Bryant

(Randon list posting: sleep deprivation) by David Bundrick (English)

Paris Brest Paris Memories (1999) by Peter Campbell (English)

Témoignage d’un galérien du PBP 99 par Bruno Collard (French)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Les Néophytes..." par Thierry Daniel (French)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Premiers... ...Tandems - Les Pilotes" par Lionel Delahaie (French)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Premiers... ...Vélo <<Solo>>" par Philippe Deplaix (French)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Paris-Brest... ...Pari Tenu Par Un Non-voyant en 83 H.32 !" par Jean-Louis Borach et René Devinant (French)

Crewing for Scott Dickson (1999) by Marsha Dickson (English)

At The Front (1999) by Scott Dickson (English)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Premiers... ...Tandems - Les Passagers" par Didier Drouet (French)

You're Not a Real Cyclist Until You've Puked In a French Ditch (1999) by Eric Fergusson (English)

My First PBP by Ed Felker (English) and...
(Randon list posting: PBP 99) by Ed Felker (plus bonus story: "lantern rouge'') (English)

Paris-Brest-Paris 1999 by Leo Forstén (Swedish) *(web.archive)

Paris-Brest-Paris 1999 af Arne Frost (Danish) *(web.archive)

París Brest París - Enlaces Colaboración de Antonio Alvarez García (Spanish - year not known, probably 1999) *(web.archive)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Les Néophytes de P.B.P. 99..." par François Gerfaud-Valentin (French) (pp. 84-85)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Ma recette du <<Paris-Brest-Paris à l'ancienne>>" par Florence Girard (French)

Two For The Road by Adrian Harris (English)

Paris-Brest-Paris and the "Randonneurs" (1999) by Jan Heine (English) *(web.archive)

Paris-Brest-Paris 1999 on fixed by Ian Hennessey
(Alternate posting on Randon list:
Paris-Brest) by Ian Hennessey (English)

Paris Brest Paris (1999) by Ken Holloway (English)

Paris-Brest-Paris: Keeping a low profile (1999) by Ian Humphries (English)
Audax Club Parisien's PARIS-BREST-PARIS 1200 kilometer randonneur
by Ian Humphries (English)

Paris Brest Paris 1999 by Don Hutchison (English) *(web.archive)

Paris-Brest-Paris 1999 by Herluf Jensen (Danish) *(web.archive)

PBP '99 by Mark Johnson (English)

Thanks and Gratitude (1999) by Trevor King (English)

Henry's PBP Story (1999) by Henry Kingman (English) and...
Paris-Brest-Paris at the lead, unsupported (1999) by Henry Kingman (English)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Les Récidivistes... ...<<Vouloir>>, C'est <<Pouvoir>> !" par Christian et Dominique Lamouller (French)

One Week in France (A Weak One in France?) (1999) by Andy Lander Stow (English) *(web arch)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Les Néophytes... ...Mythique et Atypique Randonnée" par Yves LePweb.archiveeut (French) (pp. 80-82)

Mitt Paris-Brest-Paris 1999 med Audax Clubs Nordiques av Lars Lindblad (Swedish)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Les Récidivistes... ...Un Petit Tour Sur Paris-Brest-Paris" par Jean-Claude Loire (French)

La Premiere Feminine by Melinda Lyon (English) (shorter plaquette version English/French)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Les Plus Jeunes..." by Ryan Maloney (English and French)

Paris-Brest-Paris 1999 by Peter Marshall
Paris-Brest-Paris 1200 Km, 1999
by Peter Marshall (English) *(web.archive)

(Randon list posting: PBP 99) by Peter Mathews (English)

Quelques Souvenirs : la Magie de P.B.P. (1999) by Patrice Micolon (French) (also in the 1999 Plaquette, HERE)

Paris-Brest-Paris Impressions (1999) by Steve Milch (English)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Premiers... ...Tandems - Les Passagers" par Michel Mingant (French)

(Randon list posting: Paris-Brest-Paris 1999: What a cosmopolitan suffering for 72h18m and Hansi's true french experience.) by Hans Mixdorf (English)

(Randon list posting: loss of virginity) by Peter Neumann (English)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Les Récidivistes... ...P.B.P. : Des Larmes Au Bonheur" par Alain Noel (French)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Les Récidivistes..." par Noël Nominé (French)

Paris-Brest-Paris '99 - 775 Miles, 63 Hours, 1 Roll of Tums by Ed Pavelka (English) [1999 RUSA booklet alt version] *(web.archive)

1999 Paris-Brest-Paris by Christopher Pile (English) *(web.archive)

Paris-Brest-Paris 1999: A Memoir by Kent Peterson (English)

Memories of PBP 99 by Phil Piltch (English) *(web.archive)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Les Récidivistes... ...Un Peu Plus De 26.000 km Pour 1.200 Bornes" par Patrick Plaine (French)

Paris-Brest-Paris: Life in the Fast Lane by Oliver Portway (English)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Les Récidivistes... ...Optimisme Programmé !" par Claude Pujade (French)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Premiers... ...Tandems - Les Pilotes" par Philippe Reyaud (French)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Le Téléphone Sonne" par Jean-Michel Richefort (French)

(Randon list posting: PBP 1999) by Bengt Sandborgh (English)

Récit de la course : Paris-Brest-Paris 1999, par cigaloun dupuy par Christian Scifo (French)

(Randon list posting: DNFing... some reasons for) by Patrick Shea (English)

Paris-Brest-Paris (23.8.1999–27.8.1999) von Burkhard Sielaff (German)

Dagbog fra Paris-Brest-Pard 1999 af Gunnar Sørensen (Danish)

Paris-Brest-Paris oder meine Reise zum Mond (1999) von Gerhard Stettin (German)

(Randon list posting: impressions list) by Mark Tharp (English)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Les Récicivistes... ...et de 10 !" par Jean Toulis (French)

(Randon list posting: Downhill to Brest) by Yvonne Van Den Hork (English)

(From the 1999 plaquette) "Les Néophytes... <<Les Bretons N'ont Pas Las Tele ?>>" par Pedro Verzier (French)

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A few words about Gerry Pareja's PBP 99 Archive (English)


*(web.archive) = This story is off line at original location. It was retrieved using the wayback machine at web.archive.org.

 

Broken links that are not available through web.achive.org:

Paris-Brest-Paris or Bust: or How I Spent my Summer Vacation (1999) by Josh Simonds and Doreen Chaitt (English)

Untitled (1999) by Folke Emilsson (Swedish)

PBP - Ett minne för livet (1999) by Gunnar Ohlanders (Swedish)

PBP 1999: Paris-Brest-Paris by Mark Wooldridge (English)

Paris-Brest-Paris (1999) by Unknown (Swedish)

 

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