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Velominatus: DerHoggz

Order: Gray Order Velominatus

Location: Western Pennsylvania

I'm pretty new to cycling, but I am embracing the rules and attempting to lay down some V.

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I like definition, to place things in a box and tightly seal the lid. It makes me feel comfortable, like another of life’s little mysteries has been stored away for safe keeping. I also love ambiguity; it is the space wherein all interesting questions are asked; the unknown is life’s greatest beauty. You might say that makes me a hypo...

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  1. By that I mean white Jawbones with black lowers are awesome. »

  2. Frank I always knew you were wrong with the silver V-shades. »

The Whale Shark is the biggest nonmammalian vertebrate* on the planet, rivaling the dinosaurs for size. How do you feed yourself when you’re that huge without loading up on carbs all the time? Easy, you swim around with your mouth wide open for 22 hours a day and hope enough food swims in there to take the edge off the hunger pangs. Cycl...

@DerHoggz's posts:

  1. @tessar Is that a Delta?  Awesome »

  2. @Rom FFS man get a regular old cage and bidon and slap it on the downtube. Then shave your damn legs. »

Our products represent the spirit of Velominati; every product we offer is made with the utmost attention to detail – no compromises were made in their selection or design. Whenever possible, our products are made my small, locally-owned businesses who share our passion for quality and we make every effort to ensure they are made in an enviro...

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  1. @Ron The DeFeet code didn’t work for me the last time either. »

@DerHoggz's posts:

  1. Winter’s frost is finally relinquishing its tight grasp of the Great White North, which means it’s time for the third annual Ontario Cogal. Starting with the finest espresso and finishing with fine local brews at the galaxy’s finest cycling café, Domestique Café Cyclo-Sportif in Dundas, Ontario, the ride will take on the local hills, including Sydenham, Snake Road, and Rattlesnake Point.

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    Date/Time
    Date - June 22, 2014
    9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

    Location
    Café Domestique

    Cogal Details
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Cogals (pronounce it correctly: kog-al) are meetings of like-minded misfits brought together by the promise of beer, preceded by a bike ride. Cogals are free, open to all, organized by our fellow Velominati and are always followed by consumption of post-ride Recovery Ales and merriment. These are gatherings of unbridled observance of Rule #4...

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  1. Winter’s frost is finally relinquishing its tight grasp of the Great White North, which means it’s time for the third annual Ontario Cogal. Starting with the finest espresso and finishing with fine local brews at the galaxy’s finest cycling café, Domestique Café Cyclo-Sportif in Dundas, Ontario, the ride will take on the local hills, including Sydenham, Snake Road, and Rattlesnake Point.

    Here is the route.

    Event Details

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    Date/Time
    Date - June 22, 2014
    9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

    Location
    Café Domestique

    Cogal Details
    Route Details

    Ride Classification

The Bike. It is the central tool in pursuit of our craft. A Velominatus meticulously maintains their bicycles and adorns them with the essential, yet minimal, accoutrement. The Rules specify the principles of good taste in configuration and setup of our machines, but within those principles lies almost infinite room for personal taste.It seems in s...

@DerHoggz's posts:

  1. Any tips for maintain Speed play cleat positioning when removing the million screws and parts? »

@DerHoggz's posts:

  1. The upturned bottle allows you to get a greater angle on the bottle with less movement, more aero. »

Our products represent the spirit of Velominati; every product we offer is made with the utmost attention to detail – no compromises were made in their selection or design. Whenever possible, our products are made my small, locally-owned businesses who share our passion for quality and we make every effort to ensure they are made in an enviro...

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  1. Glorious, glorious woven mesh and leather gloves! http://galtani.bigcartel.com/products »

@DerHoggz's posts:

  1. I mean I know NCAA D3 football players who do painkillers for games, apparently even intramurals.  Fucking troglodytes. »

  2. @Owen I’m not convinced it is currently any different honestly. »

@DerHoggz's posts:

  1. @unversio Why seal pedal threads? »

  2. I couldn’t find a bottle opener the other day and was shocked that none of my tools had an integrated one!  I clearly need more Lezyne, wlmist got one of their multitools with an opener, but opted for the smaller tool without.  A terrible mistake indeed. … »

@DerHoggz's posts:

  1. @Ron One time I flatted on a midnight commute and a cop pulled over for safety or somesuch.  It took me like 5 minutes to stretch the tire back on and I felt like an idiot while he just stood there and watched. »

@DerHoggz's posts:

  1. @Ccos I think the skinsuits are required to be all one color per the UCI?  I remember reading something about that. »

  2. @anthony There is nothing “refined” about it, even on nice days you get sweaty, salty, and dirty. @tessar I want to know, but don’t want to know regarding that Martin picture. »

@DerHoggz's posts:

  1. Watching Gilbert on those punchy finishes is always amazing.  You see him go and can be pretty much guaranteed he’s got it. »

@DerHoggz's posts:

  1. @andrew I don’t wear gloves except for cold and racing, but it is important to have a nice snug fit so it doesn’t wiggle around.  I also prefer no padding, and my long fingered gloves with padding cause me to hold the bars differently. »

@DerHoggz's posts:

  1. My bars are probably considered compact traditional bend, I love them.  Zipp changed the shape so now I must hold onto these forever! »

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@DerHoggz's posts:

  1. @frank Cancellara’s weak days are equivalent to others good days?  I believe it! »

The Bike. It is the central tool in pursuit of our craft. A Velominatus meticulously maintains their bicycles and adorns them with the essential, yet minimal, accoutrement. The Rules specify the principles of good taste in configuration and setup of our machines, but within those principles lies almost infinite room for personal taste.It seems in s...

@DerHoggz's posts:

  1. @sthilzy Pretty sure it’s a Thomson. »

  2. @RedRanger I like it, but it will be dated in just a few years.  Murdered out is just boring though. @unversio I’ll see what else he can get for me, but I have to acknowledge it is a good frame and will possibly be a very good deal. »

  3. In the ongoing bike replacement saga: My LBS is pushing one of these for a frame.  I really want to buy from them , but I’m not so sure on Specialized, and the colors are lacking (I would probably go for neon vomit honestly).  I have no doubt it is a gre… »

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  1. @sthilzy Do they not know that will ruin the aero? »