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Velominatus: Dallas

Order: Level 4 Velominatus

Location: Ontario, Canada

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I am a pro cyclist. Except for weekdays, and the odd week-end, when I am at work.

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  1. “he didn’t have the ball to do this either.” When I read that I just about spit my $7 coffee all over my computer screen. Good on you. »

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  1. sounds like a grands time. »

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  1. 3:42.45. Good luck, and have a “blast”. Volcano pun intended. »

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  1. I have a Lezyne multi-tool at home that I won in a (Merckx forgive me) MTB race. Whomever designed it had such a mastery of aesthetics, that I’m afraid to use it and scuff it up. »

  2. That neoprene sleve makes them. I still use Park, and while durable, I find the hook portion of them to be of less-than-perfect design »

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  1. @barracuda Congrats. Merckxmas has come early for you this year. I, on the other hand, have a long hill to climb……. »

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  1. I usually run around 110 psi in my Ultremo R1′s, and if its lower than that for any reason, I obsess the entire ride about how my “V” is not achieving it’s full potential due to the increase in friction; about how my tires are overheating and wearing prem… »

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  1. My first kit consisted of an old hand-me-down Saeco bib that flew in the face of Rule #8 and directly violated Rule #53, a jersey purchased at Winners, and an MTB hlemet. »

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  1. Such a great article. Motivated me to start cylco-commuting again. This will be logged into my brain bank to be referenced when I truly need it; like when I am riding in the rain, slush, snow, or through a volcano being chased by hundreds of razor-toothed… »

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. In regards to Rule #7: If ones guns are growing at an expedential rate due to Hardman-like training, is a slight breach of the rule acceptable until maximum muscle volume is achieved? »

What is the best pro team kit ever? I’m talking team kit only, not a leader’s jersey, national team jersey or the national champion jersey. Not the worst either, for those are legion and worthy of a much longer article than this. @wiscot and I exchanged emails about Urs Freuler and the fantastic Atala kit which led to quick discussion o...

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  1. Also, I may be a bit biased, but Team Spidertech sure does look good this year……. »

  2. New to the site. Thought I’d trow my helmet into the ring. http://www.google.ca/imgres?q=team+7-11&um=1&hl=en&sa=N&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&rlz=1I7ADFA_en&biw=1382&bih=713&tbm=isch&tbnid=4Mc4g8R9Km03VM:&amp… »