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All hail, the Worlds are upon us. The time trials should be events where all VSP participants can rack up some decent points. Remove team tactics, national team versus trade team allegiances, using this event to train for another event, bonking and hanging onto team cars from the equation. All one is left with are possible flat tire, possible mechanical and the dreaded delgado for variables against who can ride a time trial bike crazy hard. How can we miss? The mighty VSP generator awaits your input.

Marianne Vos should be using this as a test for her hour record attempt but no, she is saving her mojo for the road race. Ellen van Dijk is the defending champion, but she is beatable. The UCI does not have a start list yet! How disorganized can they be, FFS? We will post one as soon as the tuned-in Velominati alerts us to a proper start list. These points are just as good as any other points towards the awesome 2014 season prizes so don’t screw this up and don’t delgado it. Always refresh the page to know how much time is left on the counter. Good luck and good choosing. May the V be with you. Continue reading

51.16 vs 49.43 Discuss

Watching the Jensie set a “new” record was somehow not-that-interesting and riveting at the same time. One guy going around the track for an hour; only cycling aficionados could find it so compelling. The thing I can’t get out of my mind is Eddy Merckx still did 49.43 km/hr with toe clips, spoked, box section wheels and a hairnet...

How the fuck do you deal with this guy?

Vetting The Fred

by brett / Sep 17 2014 / 80 posts

I don’t mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that’s how it comes out. - Bill Hicks That famous quote from the Greatest Comedian Of All Time™ has resonated with me for many years. It became my silent mantra, as I don’t suffer fools gladly and sometimes don’t make much effort to conceal the fact. Lately, I̵...