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Velominatus: ElBeeJay

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Rider, journalist, father, then rider again

@ElBeeJay's activity:

Choice, or the perception of it, is one of the most powerful forces on Earth. The great secret lies in the locus of control, which suggests that if given the perception of a choice we will be more willing to endure hardship or suffering. We’ll suffer even for the promise of a future intangible reward so long as we feel we have a choice...

@ElBeeJay's posts:

  1. Brilliant writing Frank. I remembeer Chris Boardman once said that cycling was the closest man could come to flying. At first I thought it was rubbish but it actually rings true; paragliding is – yeah – gliding og parachuting is just free fall in some sor… »

I walk away from social gatherings with an acute sense of accomplishment whenever I haven’t offended anyone and when my friends all stayed awake. I view myself as a bottle of wine that keeps getting better with age, but I’m slowly coming to grips with the notion that I am actually a bottle that may be corked. The great irony of life is...

@ElBeeJay's posts:

  1. . Very well put. The solitude of the road gives you the zen of cyclism »

Truth be told, how many of us can resist a photo of ourselves Looking Fantastic on the bike? How many of us can resist the temptation of taking our eyes off the road and stealing a glimpse of ourselves in a shop window as we pass by? Not me, but then again a strong case could be made for my being a narcissist and I freely admit that I love looking...

@ElBeeJay's posts:

  1. @G’rilla How come you’re running and not pedalling wit’ dat bike? »

  2. @brett U just can’t take bad pics on the Muur apparently »

What do you do during the off-season when your name is Roger de Vlaeminck and you’re a certified organic free-range studmuffin?You roll down to the local Six Day in your Chick MagnetTM tweed suit and bring the ladies in for your pals while you stay Pre-Race Kelly, that’s what. Continue reading...

@ElBeeJay's posts:

  1. He looks like James Caan in Godfather mode. Expect uncontrolleded rage any sec »

If you’ve been paying attention, you may have noticed that ‘useful’ things like practicality and functionality can often take a back seat to more basic pursuit of aesthetics and taste. If you haven’t, then your name might just be Paul.You may have also become aware that there is occasional flagrant flouting of certain guidel...

@ElBeeJay's posts:

  1. @Marcus It’s the only guy from the TdF 2012 Cofidis startlist that bears any resemblance to Dumoulin »

  2. @frank Bianchis should be celeste and celeste only. That said this one’ an absolute beauty »