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In Villaines, the whole population is in the streets. “Huh, there seems to be a festival going on.” “YOU’re the festival, bozo!” I park the bike and run up the steps to get my card stamped. The crowd cheers and parts in front of me, the brevet card in my hand become the Olympic torch, carried across continents to the controller’s rubber stamp. Thanks to Kashif for these wonderful memories of PBP 2019

"It was really tough, I have never, ever gotten as close to the physical and mental anguish I endured over the few days. I think we all had our difficult moments and somehow, we all dragged ourselves through them. My emotions shifted from despair to exaltation and I was continually humbled by the support along the way." The final part of Andrew Potts PBP series is the big one - the story of the event itself and how it unfolded for Andrew. It's a tale worth reading!

It's finally here! It's Paris-Brest-Paris starts tomorrow, Sunday the 18th of August sees 13 Scott Orwell Wheelers line up to complete the 1,250km challenge that they have been working towards for the past 2 years. This is the second of a two part look at the who is taking on the challenge and why! Andrew Potts put some questions to the group .......

It's finally here! It's Paris-Brest-Paris week and on Sunday the 18th of August 13 Scott Orwell Wheelers will line up in Paris to start the 1,250km challenge that they have been working towards for the past 2 years. This is the first of a two part look at the who is taking on the challenge and why! Andrew Potts put some questions to the group - the first 6 answer here...

In the build up to PBP, we asked the Scott Orwell Wheeler Participants to tell us a little about themselves and their road to Paris. Our hard working Leisure Rep, Leonard Kaye, who does everything 110% got a little carried away and wrote enough for this excellent insight into his path to cycling, Orwell & his successful Paris-Brest-Paris adventure.....