Welcome to San Diego Randonneurs!


We EXPLORE roads and places, both near or far, challenging the limits of our endurance and boundaries of our imagination in the company of like minded cyclists.

The San Diego Randonneurs is the local chapter of the Randonneurs USA responsible for organizing cycling events, each called a "brevet (bre-VAY)", in the San Diego region. Their distances are between 62 miles (100 km) for a populaire up to 745 miles or more (1200 km over several days) for grand randonnees organized throughout the world. These brevets are NOT COMPETITIVE races; they are self-supported timed cycling events where participants are required to follow a pre-designed route. If exploring new roads is what you are looking for, join us by first going to Randonneurs USA's website at rusa.org to learn more about membership. After becoming a RUSA member, you can go to our local membership site to join San Diego Randonneurs.

We welcome riders of all experience levels looking to challenge their endurance and imagination while discovering new roads, routes, and communities on our cycling adventures.

LET'S GET OUT AND EXPLORE!

Organized Brevets

Every year we put on a series of brevets called "Super Randonneurs Series". Riders who complete the series consisting of one 200km, 300km, 400km and 600km ACP-sanctioned brevets in a year earn the Super Randonneur title. Completing a Super Randonneur Series also enables the randonneur to qualify for PBP or other grand randonnees. 

In addition, we organize other 200k or 300k events throughout the year to celebrate special occasions or to encourage riders to explore different parts of the county. In 2021, San Diego Randonneurs are starting the Summer Solstice 300k to celebrate that day in the year when daylight is the longest. Another popular brevet is the Kitchen Creek 200k for riders to enjoy the amazingly beautiful landscape from the desert in Jacumba to the alpine climbs of Mount Laguna.

For details on our brevets, check out our calendar for event descriptions and registration details. 

Permanents - DIY Brevets

In addition to organized brevets, San Diego Randonneurs have a library of approved routes from 100k to 200k distances to choose from. These self-supported and self-reported rides, known as Permanents, allow members to explore different parts of San Diego County while maintaining your mileage count for various RUSA awards. For more details, please check out RUSA's Permanents Program 2020 FAQ.

  • Route Library - To find the latest listing of approved permanent routes, please go to RUSA's RWGPS Route Library to find a route that fits your fancy. Alternatively, you can also search on RUSA's Permanent Route Search page. When inputting search criteria, please select "CA" in the "Starting location" scroll down menu. If you have a distance in mind, you can narrow your search by selecting your preferred distance in the "Distance" scroll down menu. 

Regional Brevet Administrators

A shout out to all former San Diego Randonneurs RBAs who over the years have spent considerable time and energy to keep the flame of randonneuring alive in San Diego:

David Danovsky
Greg Olmstead
Dennis Stryker
Michael Berry
Barclay Brown

 

2024 Club Overview

Participation
48 People

Total Club Distance
7,300 Kilometers

Rides in our Club
Membership included for new riders

Click on ride name for details

Mar 09
Sat

International-Womens-Day-Populaire
Kate Sessions Statue - San Diego
08:00
RUSA 100
Rolling
Members: Free
12 registered

Mar 16
Sat

Coronado-300k
Nicky Rottens Bar & Burger Joint - San Diego County
06:00
ACP 300
Hilly
Members: $30.00
6 registered

Mar 24
Sun

Elfin-Forest-Populaire-100k
Vons La Jolla Colony - San Diego
08:00
RUSA 100
Rolling
Members: Free
5 registered

Apr 07
Sun

Corona-300k-(Reversed)
Solana Beach Train Station - Solana Beach
05:00
ACP 300
Rolling
Members: $30.00
None registered

Apr 20
Sat

To-the-Stars-400k
Homewood Suites - Liberty Station - San Diego
06:00
ACP 400
Hilly
Members: $45.00
3 registered

May 04
Sat

I-Have-Reservations-8k600k
Days Inn Encinitas - San Diego
05:00
ACP 600
Hilly
Members: $60.00
18 registered

May 18
Sat

The-First-People-128k
Iipay Tipai Kumeyaay Mut Niihepok - San Diego
08:00
RUSA 100
Hilly
Members: Free
None registered

Jun 02
Sun

RAAM-Day-1
Rouleur Brewing Co - Carlsbad - Carlsbad
08:00
RUSA 100
Rolling
Members: $5.00
None registered

Jul 20
Sat

San-Clemente-200k
Coronado Brewing - San Diego
07:00
RUSA Brevet
Hilly
Members: $10.00
None registered

Aug 17
Sat

Ursa-Minor-200k
Albertson's Parking Lot - San Marcos
07:00
RUSA Brevet
Hilly
Members: $10.00
None registered

Sep 14
Sat

C2C2C 200k
Coronado Brewing - Coronado - San Diego
00:00
RUSA Brevet
Hilly
Members: $10.00
None registered

Oct 05
Sat

Kitchen Creek 200k
Major's Diner - San Diego
07:00
RUSA Brevet
Hilly
Members: $10.00
None registered
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