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Velominatus: Gillze

Order: Level 4 Velominatus

@Gillze's activity:

Each of us throw a leg over our top tubes and submit ourselves to the open road in recognition of the risks involved. These risks include those of a puncture, crash, damaged equipment, disability, and – ultimately – death. We try to be vigilant, we ride assertively yet defensively, and we hope for the best. We take every reasonable precaution t...

@Gillze's posts:

  1. @PeakInTwoYears Don’t know if this has been mentioned previously, Road ID also has an iphone app. You can set a lock screen with your ICE contact(s), notify your ICE when you’re heading out and they can track you with a breadcrumb trail. I’d say it’s not… »

As referenced in the 2012 V-Moment of the year article and ensuing discussion, it was a most Vawesome year for cycling. It’s been hypothesized here and on cycling sites with more integrity that the fantastic racing of 2012 may be, at least in part, attributed to a cleaner peloton. Unless you watched the Tour de France you’d think the da...

@Gillze's posts:

  1. I’ve never been into hero worship, thinking that any athelete personafied my own beliefs and morals. I watched the races to be entertained and to be awed by the spectacle. Now that LA is finished racing, he is irrelevant to me. He should just go away. Geo… »