Sportives are for people who like to pretend they're racing. Audax is for people who like to pretend they aren't.
Simultaneously cheap, inclusive, accessible, and as challenging as want it to be (or can imagine), this is a fantastic and gloriously undersung aspect of cyclesport.
I highly recommend checking out the unofficial illustrated Audax Ecosse events calendar 2013.
Posted on August 22, 2015Measuring the difference in wattage between equivalent performances on a 400km brevet, recumbent vs upright
Posted on July 30, 2013Some photos from London-Edinburgh-London nonstop 1400km audax, where I helped at the Edinburgh control for a night.
Posted on April 18, 2013A great new 200km audax near Biggar, criss-crossing the Lowther hills in perfect weather!
Posted on April 13, 2013See all 2013 Audax Ecosse brevets on an interactive map!
Posted on April 12, 2013I've enjoyed a huge variety of roads and scenery since I started riding audax in Scotland...
Posted on April 9, 2013I recently took the opportunity to record some power numbers on the drafting advantage while cycling in a small group...
Posted on March 25, 2013Step by step - calculate precisely when, and for how long, you rode in particular gear inch sizes with a GPS and cadence sensor.
Posted on March 5, 2013What exactly is the cost in friction / drag of running a hub dynamo system? Perhaps not as much as you expect...
Posted on January 11, 2013Almost anything will do if all you need is to get ten minutes down the road to work! As your rides get longer the question of illumination gets a whole lot more interesting...
Posted on January 5, 2013I’m not much of one for new year resolutions, but admittedly it’s a convenient point to take stock and lay out plans for the near to mid term. I’m going […]