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  1. correction sat/sun tuestday »

  2. Can i be in for saturday sunday and monday »

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  1. Fuck Yeah Fast Phil Flies Again !!!!! »

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    @936adl is up for Round Two after the Shorpshire Hills Cogal. If you are able, join him in France for what is sure to be another incredible day devoted to the bike.

    What more needs to be said about this mountain. One of the truly iconic climbs of the greatest race on earth, all 264V metres of it. Along the way we’ll also get to bag the Col du Telegraphe for good measure.

    After meeting in Saint Jean de Maurienne we’ll use  the roll along the valley road as a nice warm up before  we reach Saint Jean de Maurienne, the town at the base of the climb. From there, the only way is up.  Our first target will be the Col du Telegraph at a mere 1566m, and from there it’s on to Valloire and the start of the climb proper. See you at the top……

    As the saying goes,what goes up must come down, and we’ll retrace our steps back to Saint Jean de Maurienne for well earned Malted Recovery Beverage Consumption.

    Route Detail – Col du Galibier. Precise details tbc.

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    Date - July 11, 2012
    10:35 AM - 10:35 AM

    Hotel des Sports

    Cogal Details
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@Belgian Cobblestones's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Cuddels 2. Wiggo 3. Van den Broek 4. Nibali 5. Frank Schleck »

@Belgian Cobblestones's posts:

  1. @Rob What is his strava accound/ user name ? nicolas jacops is mine part of the velominati strava group Rule #74 violatros »

  2. Fuck me running !!! congratulations to all. can’t wait to see the full report and pictures. ride of the year award »

@Belgian Cobblestones's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Vos M 2. Arndr J 3. Pooley E 4. Stevens 5. Gunnewijk »

@Belgian Cobblestones's posts:

  1. Safe Ride ! and somebody put up a strava link puhlease »

@Belgian Cobblestones's posts:

  1. @Nate  bought it for tubolars , used it on clinchers that might explain why they deflated so fast again , thanks for asking the question as my penny just dropped »

  2. @TommyTubolare Usually i do have all the spare tools and 2 valve extenders in my repair kit, exept today. under any circumstance i take of the tyre and look for the puncture , but i had bought the sealant kit some time ago and it was burning a hole in m… »

  3. The Lezyne patch kit i got as a sample on the Keepers Tour saved my butt today! I was out for a ride and as we approach the furthest point from home in our loop i got a flat in my Vittoria corsa’s, as they are mounted on my zipp 808′s i  inflated it back… »

With Keepers Tour: Cobbled Classics 2012 stitched up and in the history books, the challenge of documenting the trip became immediately obvious; how do you take the myriad impressions, experiences, and perspectives and put them down in a meaningful way – let alone in a way that can somehow be digested. Surely, to document even just the Keeper...

@Belgian Cobblestones's posts:

  1. @TommyTubolare team OPQS just did a big ass V swoop on national titels : 3 Nat road championchip jerseys and 4 TT Nat jerseys in one weekend , the whole team is just gonna cruise in winners jerseys and not the regular kit  »


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  1. Beer flowed  freely afterwards, frites and mayonaise were served up with a grilled juicy ribeye, Brett and Frank see you next year to big ring it on the bergs , the Vittoria pave’s still show no sign of abuse, it wasnt Merckxian weather but those climbs r… »

  2. Just did my belated festum ride , treated myself to the business end of the Ronde van Vlaanderen , started with the oude kwaremont ,paterberg , koppenberg ,taaienberg , eikenberg, molenberg, haaghoek cobbled section , leberg, tenbosse , vesten and muur va… »


@Belgian Cobblestones's posts:

  1. hope this time the picture loads (cover : koersen in het duister) »

  2. It’s millar time , got a new book for the collection , start reading tonight »

Rule 9-Fair-weather riding is a luxury reserved for Sunday afternoons and wide boulevards. Those who ride in foul weather – be it cold, wet, or inordinately hot – are members of a special club of riders who, on the morning of a big ride, pull back the curtain to check the weather and, upon seeing rain falling from the skies, allow a wry smile t...

@Belgian Cobblestones's posts:

  1. @Gianni : “De zwarte van Brakel” litteraly : the Black one from Brakel , cause he always has the deep dark 5 o’clock stubble »

  2. and you can actually stay a couple of days under the wings of “de zwarte van Brakel” as he has his own B&B in Horebeke aptly called “Le Pave” and ride his own cyclo sportif “De Peter van Peteghem classic” wich attracts over 5000 riders every year »

@Belgian Cobblestones's posts:

  1. @frank in all fairness mayonaise should be inclouded in that list »

  2. May i recomend: Meli honingwafels »

@Belgian Cobblestones's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Gesink 2. cunego 3. Valverde 4. Kreuziger 5. Leipheimer »

  2. VSP PICKS: 1. Gesink 2. cunego 3. Valverde 4. Kreuziger 5. Scarponi »

  3. @the keepers , & kt participnts ; drove 100 km(antwerp) tonight to go check out the “on the road” movie based on the jack kerouac novel , who do i run into: non other than jesse willems also going to check out the same movie »