In lieu of a blog post this week I thought I’d share this one on Coffeeneuring. Looks like just the kind of thing I’ve been looking for. Anyone joining me?
Originally posted on chasing mailboxes d.c.:
That’s right, people. Coffeeneuring Challenge time. Another six weeks of rule-based biking and imbibing is here! Yeah!
Some of you may recall that coffeeneuring is based on an idea developed by Joe Platzner, a member of the Seattle Randonneurs, as he discussed life after last year’s Paris-Brest-Paris. He noted:
A bunch of us have trained pretty hard for PBP. After PBP, I’m probably going to lobby RUSA for an official “Coffee Shop Run” medal. To earn it, you need to ride your bike slowly to a nearby coffee shop and enjoy a fine beverage. I think this would be a big seller in September.
I wholeheartedly agreed and the Coffeeneuring Challenge was born!
The Coffeeneuring Challenge is a relaxed weekend cycling endeavor for cyclists everywhere. If you like riding a bike and enjoy drinking coffee or tea (or even hot chocolate), you should consider giving the challenge a go.
In a loving nod to the French, the Coffeeneuring Challenge…
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