Recent Announcements

RUSA Board Elects 2016 Officers

RUSA's governing body is pleased to announce the list of officers for 2016. The election was held during a board meeting in January:

  • President — Rob Hawks. Hawks, the RBA for the San Francisco region, was elected as president.
  • Vice President — John Lee Ellis. Ellis, the RBA for the Boulder region, was elected as vice-president.
  • Treasurer — Susan Otcenas. Otcenas, a Desert River Randonneurs member, was re-elected as treasurer.
  • Secretary — Lynne Fitzsimmons. Fitzsimmons, an Oregon Randonneurs member, was elected as secretary.

The 2016 board will be comprised of Deb Banks, John Lee Ellis, Lynne Fitzsimmons, Rob Hawks, Spencer Klaassen (RBA-Liaison), Susan Otcenas, and Mark Thomas.

The board extends its sincere appreciation to departing Board members Mike Dayton and Bill Beck, for their many years of service.

2016 Board Election Results

November 17, 2015

We are pleased to report that Deb Banks and John Lee Ellis have been elected to the RUSA Board of Directors. Spencer Klaassen has been re-elected as the RBA Liaison.

The vote tally for board candidates was:

  • Deb Banks: 311
  • Roland Bevan: 176
  • Dan Diehn: 83
  • John Lee Ellis: 241
  • Nigel Greene: 174
  • Luke Heller: 93

In voting for the RBA Liaison, these votes were recorded:

  • Spencer Klaassen: 26
  • John Lee Ellis: 1

Only RBAs can vote for RBA Liaison candidates.

We express our thanks to all of the candidates who stood for election this fall.

RUSA Annual Dues Increasing Today

October 1, 2015

RUSA annual dues are increasing to $25/individual, $40/household, effective today.

Super Randonneur Application Process Temporarily Not Functional

September 16, 2015

There is a bug in the Super Randonneur application process. We know about it, and are working feverishly to fix it. Your patience is deeply appreciated. We'll let you know when it is working.

RUSA Board of Directors and RBA Representative Elections

September 9, 2015

It is time again for our annual elections. For a copy of the ballot and to read about the candidates, visit this page..

Please review the online Candidate Statements and use the online ballot to cast your votes.

You can also mail the ballot in the American Randonneur.

Ballots are due by November 15.

PBP 2015 Jersey Again Available for Ordering through September 20!

September 9, 2015


The Randonneurs USA 2015 PBP Jersey and Vest are now available for re-order!!

Click here to order.

Place your order no later than Sunday September 20th. Your order will ship the week of November 9th. Voler MUST receive a minimum order of 15 items for the items to be produced. If the minimum is not reached, your payment will be returned to you after the order deadline.

Please place your order now!

BTW - the RUSA store has a *very* limited number of Men's M & L jerseys on hand. If you need this size, please order from the RUSA store. No waiting and a low, low shipping fee!

2015 RUSA Distance Medals Will Be Stocked in September 2015

August 3, 2015


The RUSA distance medals (1000k, 2000k, 3000k, 4000k, and 5000k) will not be available until September 2015. Attempting to order them before September 1, 2015 will prove unsuccessful.

PBP 2015 Jersey Available for Pre-Ordering!

April 27, 2015

The 2015 Randonneurs USA Paris-Brest-Paris apparel is now available for pre-ordering! Riders can choose from a selection of short sleeve jerseys (men's, women's, club fit, race fit, and zipper length options) as well as a matching Wind Vest. The ordering window will CLOSE on May 25th, so please do not delay. No orders will be accepted after that time. Apparel is NOT exchangeable or returnable, so please read the sizing charts carefully. Apparel will be shipped on July 17th.

Randonneurs USA would like to thank Jeff Mendenhall, RUSA #3849, for his significant contribution to the development of this design. Also, thanks to all of the RUSA members who submitted jersey designs.

Place your orders now at