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Velominatus: Dan_R

Order: Level 2 Velominatus

Location: Cochrane, Alberta, Canada

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Father-Husband. Warrior-Philosopher. Mechanic-Racer. Two out of six... I climb like Cav and TT like a Schleck, but if it is snowing and raining and generally miserable, I can tow the big train. Owner and main wrench at Cafe Roubaix Bicycle Studio. Love riding, eating, drinking, sleeping. Hate dishes, laundry, and getting dropped. Masters/Cat5 Road, Cat3 Track, Sport CX & Mnt Noted Palmares - 2000 Manitoba Ice Bike, 15th; 2004 24 Hours of Adrenalin Canadian Championships, Masters 7th; 2006 Alberta Provincial Time Trial, Cat5 5th; 2006 Alberta Provincial Track, Masters A Omnium, 4th; 2007 Alberta Track, Masters A Omnium, 4th; 2011 School of Cross, Sport, Lanterne Rouge; 2011 GP Jim Horner Cross, Sport, Lanterne Rouge; 2012 USMC Trials Road Race, Open, 16th; Pigeon Lake Road Racce (Provincial Championships), Lanterne Rouge.

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I bought a Road ID the day I learned of Jon Lennard’s death on August 12, 2013. Someone in the posts of the original announcement of his passing (below) mentioned he was identified by his Road ID. Of course he had a Road ID. What I knew of him made that perfect. So responsible and sensible.The nature of this community is a strange thing; we d...

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  1. I have been busy and have only quickly skimmed the V posts of late, but of course, I need to take the time to honour a friend from afar. @itburns, Jon Lennard, was one of the few (many more that I expected) that had taken the time to message me when I was… »

We are the Keepers of the Cog. In so being, we also maintain the sacred text wherein lie the simple truths of cycling etiquette known as The Rules. It is in our trust to maintain and endorse this list.The Rules lie at the beginning of The Path to La Vie Velominatus, not at the end; learning to balance them against one another and to welcome them...

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We are the Keepers of the Cog. In so being, we also maintain the sacred text wherein lie the simple truths of cycling etiquette known as The Rules. It is in our trust to maintain and endorse this list.The Rules lie at the beginning of The Path to La Vie Velominatus, not at the end; learning to balance them against one another and to welcome them...

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Jump to: Scoring Guidelines • Prizes • Schedule • ResultsThe Velominati Super Prestige is a season-long competition wherein readers will be submitting their predictions for the top five finishers of each qualifying race.  In order to qualify, your picks via the VSP Picks form above the posts section of the VSP Event article pertaining to the...

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The Ride. It is the cathedral of our sport, where we worship at the altar of the Man with the Hammer. It is the end to our means. Indeed, The Bike may be the central tool to our sport, but to turn the pedals is to experience the sensation of freedom, of flight. It is all for The Ride.The world is overflowing with small, twisty roads that capture ou...

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