Gent-Wevelgem  Photo: Jim Fryer / BrakeThrough Media

Gent-Wevelgem Photo: Jim Fryer / BrakeThrough Media

The Great Equalizer

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The wind-swept break in last weekend’s Gent-Wevelgem was a perfect example of the bike being the great equalizer. Stijn Vandenbergh, 2 meters tall and Luca Paolini, 1.74 meters tall were both there. And until the last few kilometers, no one would bet against either. I’m always cheering for the tall professionals. I’m no pro but…
The look, of love... Photo via Oli's Tumblr

The look, of love... Photo via Oli's Tumblr

Anatomy of a Photo: Bike Love

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I got new wheels last week and got them mounted with tires by the weekend. Then @Haldy had to help me with a clearance problem on Sunday (27mm FMB Paris-Roubaix’s get to be more like 29mm tires after Francois finishes his lunchtime bottle of wine). When I wasn’t looking, @Haldy put orange cable ends on all the…
Giant-GMS Team for Sharjah

Giant-GMS Team for Sharjah

Guest Article: Sharjah a Trois

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The final installment of @ChrisO’s desert trilogy should have been published last month when Pros were getting sandblasted but it didn’t. Still, we can never have enough personal race reports from our V-Brothers and Sisters. Since Chris submitted this he has broken his femur and is already back in the saddle (?!). The V is…
Mapei parties like it's 1998.

Mapei parties like it's 1998.

Velominati Super Prestige: Gent Wevelgem 2015

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Oh boy! Oh boy! Oh boy oh boy oh boy! Oh boy oh boy oh boy oh boy oh boy oh boy! This is it! We are really into the thick of it now! E3 Harelbeke is today, and on Sunday we have the Kemmelberg in Gent Wevelgem – the first real serious cobbled race of the…
Emma Johansson, last year's winner.  photo	© CJ Farquharson

Emma Johansson, last year's winner. photo © CJ Farquharson

Velominati Super Prestige: Trofeo Alfredo Binda 2015

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Welcome to the start of the Women’s VSP 2015 series. Well, the Ronde van Drenthe really should be the start but Milano-Sanremo is Velominati’s starter so here we are. To catch up on Ronde van Drenthe check Podium Café for some fresh video and pondering. Trefeo Alfredo Binda, 127 km, in Northern Italy, a race…