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Velominatus: GT

Order: Level 4 Velominatus

Location: Australia

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  1. @minion Somebody has to stand up for Ritchie – he’s been sick with bronchitis since the cobbles stage, on antibiotics …  So pull your head in. »

Yes, this makes three Guest Articles in three weeks, but we run the show around here and we do what we want. Especially when it comes to solid, 24-karat gold Cyclist/Rock star comparisons. Especiallier when it comes from none other than Keeper Jim’s lovely wife and food-writer celebrity, Jess Thomson. Its cute seeing the family come togethe...

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  1. @therealpeel I give you – Tommy Voeckler  !!  But that’s about it … »

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  1. @Ron In most states in Oz, texting while driving will get you a $300-odd fine. Last year, someone got a jail term for killing a pedestrian while texting. »

The Ride. It is the cathedral of our sport, where we worship at the altar of the Man with the Hammer. It is the end to our means. Indeed, The Bike may be the central tool to our sport, but to turn the pedals is to experience the sensation of freedom, of flight. It is all for The Ride.The world is overflowing with small, twisty roads that capture ou...

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  1. @Mikael Liddy I was on the Corkscrew.  So was half the world.  There was a cycle jam afterwards. »

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  1. No serious crashes yet, at least none involving motorised transport.  But have experienced sheer terror. Saturday morning on Beach Rd in Melbourne – (http://www.cyclingtips.com.au/2011/09/beach-road-bedlam/) – in a big group, taking themselves very seriou… »

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  1. @crashin in jpn And punctures … give me the shits »

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  1. @frank At the Worlds in Geelong year before last, they were handing out free caps to everyone, that were perfect – the brim is 50cm at its widest point.  Branded Cyling Australia, no manufacturers label but had a Santini brand printed on the back.  sorry … »

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. @Kyle Where does Competitive Cyclist.com sit in relation to Rule #58 ????? »

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  1. Nice piece.  For a southern hemisphere comparison though, taking a few days off earlier this week, went to the beach for a few days with the other half.  Up at sunrise, already 25C, going to be a hot one.  Big easterly, head off towards Barwon Heads, then… »

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  1. No offense to all those retro-types out there.  But I just dont get nostalgia.  The reason padding has gone from saddles to shorts is because it’s better.  The reason that shifters moved off the downtube is because it’s better.  The reason cassettes have … »

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  1. @Roadslave525 Come on – who is seriously suggesting they are not in fact willing to take the Lambo and bike  ….  Rule #25 be stuffed.  Insanely desirable combined with 100% wankerness. »