Velominati › The Community
Velominati Community Profile Archive

Velominatus: Benno

Order: Level 4 Velominatus

Location: adelaide

i obey the rules! but can swap to MTB rules when getting dirty

@Benno's activity:

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...

@Benno's posts:

  1. Re; dirt roads    I guess it comes down to respecting peoples choises, is there a rule for that?  As there are a lot of rules that    point towards being a perfectionist (tanned lines skewer position etc).  Riding on tarmac not dirt is a perfectionist thi… »

  2. Rule #65 respect your machine!   also if you need skills acquired from riding dirt roads, its too late and you should’nd be riding fast in groups.     Dust/mud/split tyres is for MTB’s »

  3. yes point taken, but it does depend on how bad the road is… especially if you are surrounded by other good roads, why hit  the dirt, slow the pace down and give your bike a hard time. I still think there is a rule here somewhere. »

  4. please add to rules; i’m sure someone can make them funnier than i can; no riding on dirt roads! and thinking you are riding pari-roubaix, and no riding on crap roads……..thanks »