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Jason Karp
A Montana State Bobcat Fan and randonneuring cyclist from Belgrade, Montana
A Montana State Bobcat Fan and randonneuring cyclist from Belgrade, Montana

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2017 Schedule
I didn't do a very good job of keeping my blog in 2016. I'll try to do better in 2017. We are again hosting a full brevet series, with all the series being done before July. This is to help facilitate my own training for London-Edinburgh-London in late July...

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Glaciers to Geyers 1000K-2016
I'm teaming up with John Peach of the Seattle International Randonneurs to organize the Glacier to Geyers 1000K brevet. We had this on the schedule for 2015, but the ride fell victim to the severe summer heat wave. The 2016 edition is scheduled to start fro...

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Paris-Brest-Paris 2015, Le Retour
I'm satisfied that I finished, but determined to get back in 2015 and do better.  If nothing else, I acquired an immense amount of information that will help me next time-and God help me...there will be a next time! (from my PBP 2011 ride report ). PBP-2015...

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PBP-2015 Here We Go
I don't know if I'm ready. I don't think any cyclist ever thinks they are perfectly trained for a big ride, but it's going to happen anyway. We got in some solid training in July and early August, focusing on climbing. There are no mountain passes on PBP. I...

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Bert Karp Memorial Populaire
All of Clay Karp and family's photos here       Results here  On July 4, 2015 my family organized the 4th annual Bert Karp Memorial Populaire. This little event continues to bring a lot of joy and great memories for all of us as we ride in honor of my mom w...

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Helena-Great Falls-Double Divide 600K: PBP QUALIFIED!
More Photos Here     Results Here For our 600k brevet, the final ride in the series to qualify for PBP, I chose to use the Helena-Great Falls-Double Divide route that we last rode in 2013. It is a very hard route, with two Continental Divide crossings on th...

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Glaciers to Geysers 1023K RUSA Brevet
View from the Going to the Sun Highway on a 300K brevet in 2012 What started out as a permanent has morphed into a RUSA 1023K brevet. The Glaciers to Geysers 1023K permanent was the brainchild of Seattle Randonneur John Pearch who wanted to continue riding ...

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Gallatin-Jefferson 400K-Home Road Advantage
Ken Baker, Barb Kuhlemeier, Sam Collins, Ken Billingsley, Jason Karp, Karel Stroethoff More photos HERE As the rides get longer, my ride reports get shorter, but that's more because I've got a lot of blogging to do and I'm way behind. On Saturday, June 6, 2...

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Fishtail 300K...forecast, schmore-cast!
The weather forecast in Fishtail-our first control of the day More Photos Here    Results Here The countdown to the Fishtail 300K Brevet starting and finishing in Laurel on May 9, 2015 saw the weather forecast go from nice, to rainy, to rainy and snowy, to ...

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Missoula-Frenchtown-Hamilton 200K, Hitting the Weather Window Perfectly
Ken Baker, Lane Coddington, Karel Stroethoff, Sam Collins, Jason Karp, Ken Billingsley photo by Karen Ruckey As Ken Billingsley and I were driving to Missoula Friday night we encountered rain, wind, and fairly heavy snow over Homestake Pass. All week the we...
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