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Velominatus: xced

Order: Keepers Tour: Cobbled Classics 2012 Attendee

Location: Bretagne, France

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  1. wear compression gear, try and keep the legs up, and this : “if  you’re standing, sit. if you’re sitting, lay down.” »

@xced's posts:

  1. mesmerizing »

  2. Funny that no one mentioned the craziest of them all : http://www.ogivalring.com/epages/fe4eca74-8a5d-11df-ad56-000d609a287c.sf/fr_FR/?ObjectPath=/Shops/fe4eca74-8a5d-11df-ad56-000d609a287c/Categories/Principe »

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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  1. @xced http://laflammerouge.com/la-barbe-tendance-2014-du-peloton-pro/ »

  2. Rule #50 breaches in the pro peloton »

@xced's posts:

  1. nice post! so many expressions in french… here: http://www.nutri-cycles.com/dossier-cyclisme-et-decouverte-les-expressions-et-jargon-du-cyclisme-4-265.html is a little list i like ‘coup de cul’ (small climb where you need to lift your ass off the sadd… »

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...

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  1. @Dr C  bought it secondhand from a team – it’a former pro bike. here it is in its previous guise »

  2. here’s my new #1  »

Everyone knows that the quality of one’s character is measured by the size gear they can push, particularly when going uphill. It is also a well-established fact that no self-respecting Flemish Pro would ever ride a Compact, no matter what condition their knees are in or how ferocious the gradient. Which, by extension, means that Compacts are...

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  1. timely post as i just picked the braquets for my new #1 : 52-42 and 12-25 (was running 51-39 and 11-23) »

A death is a painful thing to experience. Particularly, I imagine, for the one doing the dying. For those left behind, it takes time to mourn and come to grips with the change; it is an unpleasant process, but such is the way of things.The crack in the chainstay of my beloved Cervelo R3 had been weighing on my mind ever since I discovered its exist...

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  1. @mouse http://usrehoncyclo.wifeo.com/ou-est-fabrique-votre-velo.php »

  2. @frank i think what greg was probably implying is that  veloforma frames could be the chinese ones with just a different paint! »

  3. @greg troubling indeed. »

How can we not talk about the Tour? After Sunday’s stage it’s hard not to be a little excited. Until yesterday the most thrilling thing I had seen was Mark Cavendish’s mad man chase back to the peloton after a late-in-the-race crash. He needed to get back quickly as the race was hurtling toward a sprint finish he was supposed to w...

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  1. those Dogmas are fugly. best looking bike of the bunch i reckon: »

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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  1. Rule #55  If you are riding down a mountain, you must first have ridden up the mountain. It is forbidden to employ powered transportation simply for the cheap thrill of descending.   Conversely, it is forbidden to get a drive into the wind for the cheap … »

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  1. ever tried these ? »

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  2. what can a YJA possibly do to protect us from people like that »

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  1. @the Engine looks like a Raleigh Royal Roadster »

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  1. @ped  $2.99 to tell me what i should be wearing? you’ve got to be fucking kidding »

@xced's posts:

  1. Bon app’ ! »

@xced's posts:

  1. keep on butchering my language guys… it’s (kind of) funny. »

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  1. @Pedale.Forchetta this is THE one! great shot. »

@xced's posts:

  1. rule of thumb to start from: 1 bar for each 10kg of rider’s weight. easy! @motor city i’m also running the conti force / attack set. 8 bar in front, 7 point V on the back. great grip cornering! »

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...

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  1. @Deakus here you go: http://www.test-cycles.com/index.php »

@xced's posts:

  1. back to tires, i went the tubeless way on one of my MTBs, initial set up is a bit of a PITA so swapping tires for particular ride conditions isn’t an option, other than that it has proven reliable, main advantage is that i can run a lower pressure and no… »