PBP Stories

BC Randonneurs Cycling Club


Paris-Brest-Paris (1961)
Journal of a hardrider on a famous road
by Charles Horrent
Introduced and edited by Harry Aspden

In this offering Harry Aspden presents his friend Charles Horrent's PBP experience. I've included the text in five parts, and also the cover and a few ads. This account of PBP 1961 appeared in Sporting Cyclist (edited by JB Wadley - Brestward Ho!) at just the right time for someone to think about qualifying for the 1966 PBP.

From Sporting Cyclist, January 1966, Vol. 10, No 1: