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Randonneuring is self-supported long-distance cycling. It's a great sport for those who love to ride their bikes, explore new roads, and discover what is over the next hill. Our rides are scenic and challenging. Perhaps most enjoyable is the camaraderie among randonneurs. Randonneuring is not a race, but the time limits makes it challenging nonetheless.

Randonneuring celebrates self-sufficiency. On a brevet or a permanent, you are on your own ride. The self-sufficiency of randonneuring means that you are responsible for your own pace, your own nutrition, your own repairs, and, above all, your own safety. Although other riders, or the organizers, may offer assistance, the ultimate responsibility lies with you.

Randonneuring is a big tent where every rider finds their challenge. Some aspire to finish within the time limit, others try to set a personal best, and yet others want to go as fast as possible. Some concentrate on the longest distances (1000 km and beyond), others do the day rides (100, 200 and 300 km). All are randonneurs. At Seattle International Randonneurs, each rider is respected. We are all out to have fun!

Randonneuring rides (called populaires or brevets) vary in length between 100 km (62 miles) and 1200 km (750 miles). Riders are given a route sheet and a control card, which they have signed at predetermined points to show that they have completed the course.

Check our calendar for upcoming populaires and brevets and come join us on a ride! We also have a library of routes, many of which are available on a permanent basis.


Find us on: Google Groups | Facebook

Volunteers Needed

Seattle Randonneurs is a volunteer-run organization and we need you to make these rides happen.

Volunteer opportunities include brevet organization (coordinating a ride), on-course assistance (such as helping at sign-in, staffed controls or the finish), and a whole lot of help on the back end.

Here's an incomplete list of specific things we could use help with:

  • Flèche NW Coordinator: I'm looking for someone to take over the Flèche in future years. I'd walk you through it in 2020—it's less work and more fun than you might think.
  • Communications Officer: Join the SIR board and help develop and coordinate a task force of volunteers to write for the website, blog and our social media groups (Facebook Group email list (Google Group)). One of your first opportunities to help the club would be getting the brevets posted to seattlerando.org (I'll show you how)—this will make it much easier for folks to plan their 2020 season. Help us get the word out about upcoming rides and more!
Ready to help out? Please contact RBA Theo Roffe at randotheo@gmail.com

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events



Ride Results


Once available, unofficial ride results will be posted here.

Official RUSA results postings can be searched here.

SIR on Google Calendar

Below is the SIR Google Calendar which lists brevets, populaires, team rides, and other events. ACP/RM dates are fixed, but we can add RUSA events (including Dart Populaires!) if there's interest.

Use the Upcoming Events list above to find event information and to register. The Google Calendar shown below is just to help you save the dates.  


You might notice placeholder names like "Summer 400K" on Google Calendar, but they're the same rides as the more specific names listed elsewhere.