Rossi, patron saint of the Dangle

Rossi, patron saint of the Dangle

The Dangle

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As surfing is to skateboarding and vice versa, so is motorcycling to cycling and… yes, ok we’ve mentioned this before, but it bears repeating, or at least elaborating on, as I’ve been experimenting with a crossover technique gleaned from the world of MotoGP racing: the Rossi Leg Wave. Or, as I like to call it for the…
I've got yer feckin' cross-training right here!

I've got yer feckin' cross-training right here!

Cross-Training

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Cross-training: words that strikes fear and boredom into my heart. My cycling library is contaminated with training books I’ve collected over the years. Each one is purchased knowing, yes, this is the one. Each one has a chapter on off-the-bike training. I recently bought Tom Danielson’s cross-training book, read some of it, have not done…
The Paterberg is a brute made easier by a comfortable, wide gutter.

The Paterberg is a brute made easier by a comfortable, wide gutter.

Velominati Super Prestige: Women’s Omloop Het Volk (Nieuwsblad) 2015

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I don’t know what it is about Belgian Race organizers, but I love those guys. Routes? The longer the better, please. The climbs? The steeper the better please, and as many as possible (which is very many). Cobbles? As many as possible, please. Cobbled climbs? The steeper, the longer the better. And as many of possible. Oh,…
Tommy loves the Taaienberg  foto:Sporza.be

Tommy loves the Taaienberg foto:Sporza.be

Velominati Super Prestige: Mens Omloop Het Volk (Nieuwsblad) 2015

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The real Velominati VSP will not begin until La Primavera. Het Volk will be a one-off warm up for the big show, no points, just some bragging rights and a V-musette. All that time wasted watching “racing” in Qatar and Oman (sorry @ChrisO) will not be in vain. Every contender for Het Volk can still…
There is pain to be found upon this road. Photo via Symonbike

There is pain to be found upon this road. Photo via Symonbike

On Rule #10: The Mandlebrot Set of Pain

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My training hasn’t gone as I’d like it to be going. My days keep getting loaded up with things that pay the bills more than they add to the account at the V-Bank. It’s part of not being a Pro, I suppose, as if to spite my obvious talent which is a sort of talent sleeper cell…