Climbing. As a cyclist, you’ll either love it or hate it. Maybe even both! Regardless of how you feel, epic rides with plenty of elevation have always been regarded as an accomplishment and sometimes even with recognition as well, from watching the Tour de France race up the Alpe de Huez, to attempts at Everesting, or even making it into the ranks of the High Rouleur’s Society.
When you hear about a ride called a Super Randonnée, epic climbing isn’t the first thing to come in mind. After all, anything associated with the audax and randonneuring world is more likely to involve epic distances. However, make no mistake, a Super Randonnée takes both climbing and distance, throws them into a blender and dumps the resulting sludge right on top of any cyclist brave enough to take up the challenge.
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My Paris-Brest-Paris 2019 (mis)adventure is a bit of an odd thing if you consider my background. You see, people who know me will tell you that I am an introverted person who doesn’t like to travel. In fact, besides France, I have not travelled outside of my home country of Malaysia for… umpteen years, and yet here I am, jumping headfirst – solo – into a foreign country to participate in a cycling event spanning 1200km between the cities of Paris and Brest.
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Hi there. You may or may not have noticed a big change to this website. To cut to the chase, I wasn’t updating the old site much. I’ve changed focus, significantly. I didn’t have the time to constantly update the old site as much as I wanted; I had let it rot and fester. But the big takeaway is that I’ve changed focus, and a lot of the content from the old site is no longer relevant, so I need a new facelift. A rebranding, so to speak.
So here we are. The new Adrian Tung dot Net blog. What’s this new site all about now?
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