American Randonneur Magazine

Randonneurs USA (RUSA) publishes a quarterly magazine, American Randonneur, to keep members informed of RUSA activities, as well as RM activities worldwide. Contact the Editor for information regarding publication deadlines and advertising rates.

The following issues of American Randonneur are available online:

Volume 19, Issue No. 3: Fall 2016

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  1. President’s Message | Rob Hawks
  2. From the Editor | Janice Chernekoff
  3. Belle Haven Boogie 100K | Geoff Hazel
  4. Zen and the Art of Desert Randonneuring | Stacy Kline with Greg Kline and Willie Hunt
  5. Fall 1000K Preview: the Coastal Mountain Climber | Eric Larsen
  6. A True Story | Kenneth Jessett
  7. Nebraska Sandhills 1000K: A Photo Essay | John Ende
  8. Melting Time Under the Moonlight | Mary Gersema
  9. Heart of the Kootenays SR600 | Bob Koen
  10. The 2016 Texas Rando Stampede | Jeff Newberry
  11. New Members
  12. RUSA Board Nominations
  13. RUSA Awards
  14. DR. CODFISH: The Best Time of Year | Paul Johnson
  15. RANDOM THOUGHTS: Group Dynamics 101 | Chris Newman
  16. RUSA MEMBER PROFILE: Jerry Phelps | Mary Gersema

Volume 19, Issue No. 2: Summer 2016

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  1. President’s Message | Rob Hawks
  2. From the Editor | Janice Chernekoff
  3. A Tough D.C. Randonneurs 600K | Georgi Stoychev
  4. Hit and Missive: Reflections on a Bike Wreck | Mike Dayton
  5. Chasing the Ghost of Charly Miller at Paris-Brest-Paris 2015 | Luis Bernhardt
  6. The Essence of Our Sport | Michael Gary Allen
  7. Montreal Double Double: Two 300s and a Rest Day! | John Ceceri
  8. Being a Randonneur Means to be Alive: A Review of Three Films | George Swain
  9. The Most Popular Permanent Populaire in Oregon: A Photo Essay | Lynne Fitzsimmons
  10. It’s Just a Flèche Wound | Betty Jean Jordan
  11. Good People Turn an Unlucky 200K Into a Heartwarming Story | John Mathias
  12. New Members
  13. Flying at PBP | Craig Mosher
  14. It Is More Than Just “Wearing The T-shirt!” | Keith A. Spangler
  15. RUSA Awards
  16. DR. CODFISH: Get it Together | Paul Johnson
  17. RANDOM THOUGHTS: No Laughing Matter | Chris Newman
  18. RUSA MEMBER PROFILE: Jennifer Wise | Mary Gersema

Volume 19, Issue No. 1: Spring 2016

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  1. President’s Message | Rob Hawks
  2. From the Editor | Janice Chernekoff
  3. Extra Energy for Mature Riders: Endurance Lessons from the Long Road | Greg Conderacci
  4. The Typical RUSA Member | Lynne Fitzsimmons
  5. Letter to the Editor
  6. Texas Lone Star Galaxy Gals | Dan Driscoll
  7. A Ride of My Own | Michelle Brougher
  8. Paris Brest Paris 2015 in Under 84 Hours | Bob Hayssen
  9. Dedicated to the Cause: Calista’s Road to PBP 2015 | Mary Gersema
  10. 2015 American Randonneur Award : Vincent Muoneke | Mark Thomas
  11. Le 1000 du Sud 2015: September 2-5, 2015 | Bob Koen
  12. Creating RUSA Cards and Documents with CardOMatic | Jake Kassen
  13. New Members
  14. CtoCtoC 1000K (Cleveland-Cincinnati-Cleveland) | David Roderick
  15. RUSA Awards
  16. RBA Directory
  17. ACP Events
  18. RUSA Events
  19. DR. CODFISH: Christmas in June | Paul Johnson
  20. RANDOM THOUGHTS: Negotioneuring 101 | Chris Newman
  21. RUSA MEMBER PROFILE: Bill Beck of D.C. Randonneurs | Mary Gersema

Volume 18, Issue No. 4: Winter 2015

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  1. President’s Message | Mike Dayton
  2. From the Editor | Janice Chernekoff
  3. Bon Courage: Our 2015 Paris Brest Paris Ride | Theresa Furnari and Gardner Duvall
  4. My 7th PBP Adventure | Lois Springsteen
  5. PBP 2015 Ride Report | Vickie Tyer
  6. Living the dream. One account of Paris-Brest-Paris. | Nigel Greene
  7. New RUSA Members
  8. It’s Not Always About Finishing | Sean Caffrey
  9. Cracker Swamp 1200k (13-16 October 2016) | Paul Rozelle
  10. How A Brevet Happens | Lynne Fitzsimmons
  11. Northern California Scenic Permanents | Eric Larsen
  12. Hyponatremia | Dave Thompson and Rus Hamilton
  13. RUSA Awards
  14. DR. CODFISH: The Secret Ingredient | Paul Johnson
  15. RANDOM THOUGHTS: The Best Worst Ride | Chris Newman
  16. RBA QUESTIONAIRE: Paul Rozelle, RBA, Central Florida | Jennifer Wise

Volume 18, Issue No. 3: Fall 2015

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  1. President’s Message | Mike Dayton
  2. From the Editor | Janice Chernekoff
  3. New RUSA Members
  4. Iowa Randonneurs 400K Ride Report | Michele Brougher
  5. Addicted to Flèche | Jason Karp
  6. Peaches and Lakes 200K Permanent | Betty Jean Jordan
  7. Fennimore Frolic: Fall Riding in the Driftless Region | Greg Smith
  8. Push Play... After the Accident | John Ingold
  9. Urban Randonneuring—Minnesota Style | Rob Welsh
  10. A Midsummer Night’s Randonnée: Red Rock 1000K Report | Richard and Rebecca Stum
  11. The Inaugural Sunshine 1200K, May 14–17, 2015 | Dave Thompson
  12. RUSA Board Member Candidates
  13. RUSA Awards
  14. DR. CODFISH: Autumn | Paul Johnson
  15. RANDOM THOUGHTS: Top Ten Lists Are Not Just For Late Night | Chris Newman
  16. RBA QUESTIONAIRE: Jake Kassen, New England RBA | Jennifer Wise

Volume 18, Issue No. 2: Summer 2015

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  1. President's Message | Mike Dayton
  2. From the Editor | Janice Chernekoff
  3. Randonneuring on a Tandem | Mary Gersema
  4. Anatomy Of A DNF: Four Case Reports | Vincent Muoneke
  5. Riding The Long Road to Recovery | George Swain
  6. Paris-Brest-Paris 101: The Basics | Jennifer Wise
  7. PBP for Speedy Riders: Part III | Billy Edwards
  8. Pedernales Double Century (An ACP 300K Brevet), Austin Texas | Wayne Dunlap
  9. PBP Landmark--Château de Fougères | Chris Heg
  10. Five Reasons to Design a Permanent | Scott Elliott
  11. The 2015 SFR Shasta Mountains 1000K | Eric Larsen
  12. PBP--How the Big Tent of Randonneuring Came About | Jan Heine
  13. New RUSA Members
  14. RUSA Awards
  15. RUSA Board Nominations

Volume 18, Issue No. 1: Spring 2015

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  1. President's Message | Mike Dayton
  2. From the Editor | Janice Chernekoff
  3. Civil War Permanents: MD/PA/VA | Nick Bull
  4. Letters to the Editor
  5. 2014 American Randonneur Award
  6. The Southern Appalachian Super Randonnée: A Solo Ride | Bill Beck
  7. A 1200K Permanent to Remember | Dan Diehn
  8. Riding PBP with Le Premier Group: Part II | Billy Edwards
  9. Not Quite Conquering the Beartooth Pass 600K | Nick Runtsch
  10. Brief Overview of The Florida 1200 | Dave Thompson
  11. How Can I Say "Derailleur" in French? | Dominique Blachon
  12. For the Slow Rider: Practical Strategies for PBP | Greg Olmstead
  13. Preparing for PBP in Colorado | John Lee Ellis
  14. Ou est Rando? Translation: Where is Rando? | Nigel Greene
  15. Paris Before and After PBP for the American Cyclotourist and Entourage | Jonathan Levitt
  16. PBP for the "Time-Challenged" | Narayan Krishnamoorthy
  17. The Ride With the Devil Permanent | Keith Gates
  18. The Inaugural Natchez Trace 1500 | Ken Bonner
  19. Chasing States | Bobbe Foliart
  20. New RUSA Members
  21. PBP Allure by the Statistics | John Lee Ellis
  22. RUSA Awards
  23. RUSA RBA Directory
  24. ACP Events
  25. RUSA Events

Volume 17, Issue No. 4: Winter 2014

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  1. From the President
  2. From the Editor
  3. New RUSA Members
  4. Riding Vintage Cycling Events by Lonnie Wolff
  5. If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Idaho by Tom Bardauskas
  6. Appalachian 1000K Ride Report by Melissa Hall
  7. The American Randonneur Award
  8. San Francisco Randonneurs: Mixed Terrain Series by Massimiliano Poletto and Megan Arnold
  9. If Bikes Could Fly by Vickie Tyer
  10. Giving Back to PBP by Jack Holmgren
  11. Remembering Randonneurs We Have Lost by Bill Watts
  12. Dr. Matthew O'Neill RUSA# 2797 by Stacy and Greg Kline
  13. PBP with Le Premier Group by Billy Edwards
  14. Coasts, Cliffs, Climbs, Cobblers, and Coyotes by Damon Taaffe
  15. Safety: Lessons Learned by Susan Otcenas
  16. Mille Failte 1200K (Ireland) and Herentals Cosne-sur-Loire Herentals (Belgium): a Study in Contrasts by Dave Thompson
  17. K-Hounds: The Ladies of 2014 by Pam Wright
  18. Arizona Permanents by Susan Reed and John Ingold
  19. RUSA Awards
  20. Columns

Volume 17, Issue No. 3: Fall 2014

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  1. From the President
  2. From the Editor
  3. New RUSA Members
  4. Boyz on the Hoods [DNF]lèche Ride Report by Irving Pham, Gabe Ehlert, Ian Kizu-Blair, Brian Oei, and Carlin Eng
  5. The Appalachian Adventure Trilogy by Crista Borras
  6. Adirondack Brevet Week by John Ceceri, RBA, Saratoga, NY
  7. The Hounds of Garberville: a Pre-flèche Ride Report by Eric Larsen
  8. Zig-Zag Permanent by Maria Schur
  9. The Ultimate Volunteer by Laurent Chambard, Joe Kratovil, and Katie Raschdorf
  10. Conspicuous Consumption by Jack Holmgren
  11. Who's in Charge Anyway (Garmin notes) by Mark Thomas
  12. Fleche Report: Sinister Nuts, a PA Fixed-Gear Team by Bill Olsen
  13. RUSA Awards
  14. RUSA Board Candidates
  15. Columns

Volume 17, Issue No. 2: Summer 2014

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  1. From the President
  2. From the Editor
  3. Accident Report Summary
  4. New RUSA Members
  5. Music for the Ride
  6. Crater Lake 1000K
  7. A Winter 300K
  8. San Luis Obispo 300K
  9. Denali 300K Permanent
  10. RUSA Blogs
  11. Lap of the Lake 1000K
  12. RUSA Ballot
  13. You Know You're In Trouble On A Brevet When...
  14. Super Brevet Summer
  15. RBA Questionnaire | Tom Dusky
  16. Favorite Permanents: Waui Maui
  17. Columns
  18. RUSA Awards

Volume 17, Issue No. 1: Spring 2014

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  1. From the President
  2. From the Editor
  3. New RUSA Members
  4. Rando Wives
  5. Where's Rando?
  6. Spokes of Happiness in the Land of the Morning Calm
  7. Last Chance 1200K
  8. In Over My Head? Organizing the VanIsle 1200
  9. RUSA Now Offers the K-Hound Award
  10. RUSA Board Elects 2014 Officers
  11. 2013 American Randonneur Award | John Lee Ellis
  12. The 1200K Connoisseur
  13. RBA Questionnaire | Dan Shadoan
  14. 5th Perth-Albany-Perth
  15. Favorite Permanents: From Texas
  16. Columns
  17. RUSA Awards

Volume 16, Issue No. 4: Winter 2013

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  1. From the President
  2. New RUSA Members
  3. From the Editor
  4. 2014 California Central Coast Randonnée
  5. What We Ride: Bill Russell's Velomobile
  6. Favorite Permanents: Coronado Express Populaire
  7. Natchez Trace 1500K
  8. Last Chance 1200K
  9. Endless Mountains 1240
  10. RBA Questionnaire | Susan France
  11. 2014 RUSA ACP Calendar
  12. RBA List
  13. A Wee Dram, Perhaps? Patrick Chin Hong's LEL 2013 report
  14. Columns
  15. RUSA Awards

Volume 16, Issue No. 3: September 2013

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  1. From the President
  2. New Members
  3. RUSA Board Elections
  4. RUSA in the News
  5. RBA Questionaire | Jason Karp
  6. RUSA Awards
  7. Why We Write Ride Reports
  8. Bert Karp Memorial Populaire
  9. GRR 2013 by Tandem
  10. Bethpage 300K
  11. Big Wild Ride 2013
  12. Tour de Transdanubie 1200K
  13. HCH 1200K (Belgium)

Volume 16, Issue No. 2: June 2013

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  1. RUSA President's Message
  2. New Members
  3. RUSA Awards
  4. Miles to Go: Avoid Final Failure
  5. Dr. Codfish: The Cruelest Month
  6. RBA Questionnaire: Matt Settle
  7. Digging Deep on the Taiwan 1200 by Rick Blacker
  8. The Big Sleep by Nicole Honda with George Chester
  9. Accident Report Summary by Lois Springsteen
  10. Ride Report: the Key West 200 by Craig Matthews
  11. R1 by David Buzzee

Volume 16, Issue No. 1: February 2013

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  1. RUSA President"s Message
  2. New Members
  3. 2013 RUSA Event Schedule
  4. RUSA Awards
  5. American Randonneur Award Winner
  6. RenewYour RUSA Membership
  7. Sharing Your Ride Photos with the RUSA Flickr Group
  8. Little Egypt Randonneurs PhotoContest
  9. RUSA Names New Board and Officers
  10. Miles to Go: Attitude Is Everything by Miles Stoneman
  11. Upcoming RUSA Events
  12. Upcoming ACP Events
  13. RBA Proust Questionnaire: Bob Riggs by Jennifer Wise
  14. RBA Directory
  15. R1 by Jerry Phelps
  16. The Jersey Project by Jennifer Wise
  17. Randonneuring in Uzbekistan: The Silk Route 1200K by Paul Rozelle
  18. Dr.Codfish: Riding the Team Event by Paul Johnson, et al.
  19. What We Ride: One Bike to Rule Them The Practical Side of Randonneuring by Bill Watts
  20. Australian Great Southern Randonnée by Mike Dayton

Volume 15, Issue No. 4: November 2012

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  1. RUSA President"s Message
  2. 2012 RUSA Event Schedule
  3. New Members
  4. 2012 Board Elections
  5. 2012 ACP Event Schedule
  6. New RUSA Regions
  7. RUSA Awards
  8. Safety Committee
  9. Dart Populaire Announced
  10. Miles to Go: Ride Smarter, not Harder by Miles Stoneman
  11. Dr.Codfish: November In August by Paul Johnson
  12. RBA Questionnaire: Pete Dusel by Jennifer Wise
  13. What We Ride: Mark travel Randonneur
  14. Cascade 1200k by Tim Lucas
  15. A Pocket Adventure (AK Solstice 600k) by Max Huffman
  16. Goalsetting: Achieving the C-M R-60 by Jan Heine
  17. RBA"s Corner: Minnesota Randonneurs by Rob Welsh

Volume 15, Issue No. 3: August 2012

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  1. RUSA President's Message
  2. New Members
  3. Award Pages
  4. What We Ride
  5. Miles from Nowhere
  6. When Less is More
  7. It's Hotting Up
  8. RBA's Corner
  9. Rocky Mountain High Country Adventure
  10. Charly Miller SIR Group Interview

Volume 15, Issue No. 2: May 2012

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  1. RUSA President's Message
  2. RUSA Notes
  3. Award Pages
  4. New Members
  5. RBA Directory
  6. Upcoming RUSA Events
  7. 2011 American Randonneur Award Recipient
  8. La Societe Charly Miller for 2011
  9. What We Ride
  10. It Takes a Village
  11. Safety is No Accident
  12. Rando Acts of Kindness
  13. An Interview with Gabi Nevin
  14. Invasion of the Ohio Horde
  15. Product Review: Wabi Woolens
  16. Enery Drinks
  17. Super Randonnee Permanents

Volume 15, Issue No. 1: February 2012

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  1. President's Message
  2. New Members
  3. Award Pages
  4. What We Ride
  5. Miles to Go: Two is One
  6. Arab Spring
  7. Le Mille de Sud 1000k
  8. Cyclos Montagnard Presents
  9. K-Hounds Bite Back!
  10. Ventoux: Mad Men of the Mountain
  11. Epic, Scenic Routes Await Randos
  12. Spring is Here, Avoid the Fall

Volume 14, Issue No. 4: November 2011

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  1. President's Message
  2. Welcome New Members
  3. Passings
  4. RUSA News
  5. The Road to Recovery
  6. 2012 Ride Schedule
  7. 2012 RBA Directory
  8. What We Ride
  9. American Randonneur Award Nomination Form
  10. RBA Perspective: Eating Under the Radar
  11. The Fuoco 500
  12. Vive Le Vèlo
  13. PBP by Tandem
  14. The Stages of a 1200K
  15. Big Wild Ride
  16. Three Amigos & the R-12
  17. MN "Natural" R-12
  18. Taste of Carolina

Volume 14, Issue No. 3: August 2011

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  1. President's Message
  2. Welcome New Members
  3. Passings
  4. RUSA News
  5. RUSA Board Nominations
  6. RUSA Board Election Form
  7. RUSA in the News
  8. Rando Lifestyle: Getting Your Goat
  9. RUSA Ride Schedule
  10. Colorado High Country 1200K
  11. PBP 2003: A Defining Moment
  12. RBA Perspective: Showing Up On Time
  13. Gottlieb Receives Galaxy Award
  14. Parlez-vous français?
  15. Texas Rando Stampede 1200K

Volume 14, Issue No. 2: May 2011

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  1. President's Message
  2. RUSA News
  3. Welcome New Members
  4. Passings
  5. Yehuda Moon Q&A
  6. Events Schedule
  7. My Biggest Weakness: Pacing
  8. Interview: Cyclos Montagnards
  9. Training: Ride Hard, Ride Less
  10. Photo Gallery
  11. RBA Report: Little Egypt
  12. PBP Training from the Lanterne Rouge
  13. What We Ride
  14. Membership Form

Volume 14, Issue No. 1: February 2011

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  1. President's Message
  2. RUSA News
  3. Welcome New Members
  4. Passings
  5. Ask Bill: What Makes a Great Award
  6. PBP Quota Thoughts
  7. Encore! (Notes from Paris)
  8. American Randonneur Award
  9. RBA Directory
  10. Events Schedule
  11. New Region: Salt Lake City
  12. Our Favorite Rides
  13. Permanents Location Map
  14. Interview with the Permanista
  15. Training: Ride More, Ride Hard
  16. Commentary: Randonneuring Is
  17. Team Events: The Dart
  18. How To... Boot a Tire
  19. Distance Riding Gone Wild
  20. K-Hounds Invade North Carolina
  21. Membership Form

Volume 13, Issue No. 4: November 2010

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  1. Welcome New Members
  2. RUSA News
  3. Passings: Anne Schneider
  4. Brevet Time Limits
  5. 2011 RBA Directory
  6. 2011 ACP Events
  7. 2011 RUSA Events
  8. American Randonneur Award
  9. Ride Report: 1001 Miglia Italia
  10. Avery Juhring Remembered
  11. E-Book Review: Cycling Show Stoppers
  12. Photo Gallery
  13. Congratulations - See You at Home
  14. Ride Report: 1000 du Sud
  15. RUSA Store
  16. Membership Form

Volume 13, Issue No. 3: August 2010

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