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Velominatus: Bigjohnla

Order: Level 4 Velominatus

Location: Baton Rouge, La

I am a 59 year cyclist. I work in the engineering trade as an Industrial Instrumentation Designer. I have ridden bikes constantly for over 50 years. I currently ride a Bianchi Infinito and also own a Trek, Raleigh and centurion.

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Chamois leather used in cycling shorts looked like this only once, before the first washing. After that one had to slather cream onto it to attempt to restore it to its former soft smoothness, which was impossible. I have written a reverence article on chamois cream and I vowed then to never google “saddle sore images” again, hence a b...

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  1. I am a big fan of a product called Udderly Smooth. It is designed for cows. I figured anything that can sooth the beating those poor milk cows take would be good. Really economical too. I buy it in a tub that  will last me almost a year for about 9 bucks…. »

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  1. Stumbled onto THE RULES at the local Barnes & Noble. Not much of a selection, I alreaady owned most of the cycling books offered for sale. But,  it looked interesting and was a great read. Much to my surprise I pretty much adhered to most of the rules… »