Unless you are one of the talented few riders that can blast through a 1200km on no sleep, learning overnight stop skills on a 600km is excellent preparation for what you'll do on the 1200km brevet.
Read the full post here.
Another imponderable question to ponder: What is randonneuring all about? Kent Peterson tackles that one here.
Chuck of Coho Cycles comments on Le Cirque (enough C's for ya?). See it here.
There's still lots of Shenandoah 1200K buzz:
TDR has a ride report by Kelly Smith. See it here. Several of the lists have Shenandoah discussions going. They include Houston, New England, North Carolina and Georgia.