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Velominatus: HHHeartache

Order: Level 4 Velominatus

Location: Houston, TX

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I bought a Road ID the day I learned of Jon Lennard’s death on August 12, 2013. Someone in the posts of the original announcement of his passing (below) mentioned he was identified by his Road ID. Of course he had a Road ID. What I knew of him made that perfect. So responsible and sensible.The nature of this community is a strange thing; we d...

@HHHeartache's posts:

  1. @HHHeartache I know it sounds like a short ride, but I had to go on and meet more friends for  Hash run (hashing was another of Jon’s pleasures)….. we raised more glasses before, during and after the run… »

  2. Got to Memorial park a bit late last night (5.30) due to traffic, hammered the Picnic loop until 6.05 in honor of Jon (he was on his way there one year ago…). Had a beer in the Ho parking lot (where, after his ride, Jon always hooked up with the gang wh… »

  3. Truth! BTW: When in H’town, Jon used to get off work, grab his bike and cycle from his home to Memorial Park and do a quick 20 circuits of the Picnic (1 mile) loop. He was killed crossing the road at the lights on Memorial park @ the bike trail to get th… »

  4. Jon @ITBURNS was a master of the Haiku. In his honor (and thinking about the memorial cogal): Wind and rain lashing A steep hill keeps on upward Legs will not fail me »

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...

@HHHeartache's posts:

  1. @Gianni BTW: among his many talents, Jon was an aficionado of the Haiku. My effort would pale beside some of his! »

  2. I made up this In Memoriam card, placed it in (beautiful!) Hardback copies of The Rules and gave them to some of his closest friends here in Houston »

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