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Velominatus: Nik

Order: Level 4 Velominatus

Location: Seattle, WA

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@Nik's posts:

  1. @unversio Yes! The saddle can make all the difference.   I went from an old Selle Italia SLR XP to an SLR “monolink” and discomfort disappeared immediately.  Nearly the same saddle, but an improvement noticeable in a single ride.  My LBS in Seattle has… »

I met a nice character a few weeks ago on a magnificent ride through the Bay Area. He rode a Colnago C-50 which was so filthy that I was unable to ascertain with any degree of certainty what color it was painted. I spent most of the ride suppressing the impulse to lead him and his bike through a local car wash. As it turns out, he’s based o...

@Nik's posts:

  1. @frank That seems insane (or perhaps the “perfect amount of dumb”) AND I have a feeling you would still not be impressed unless I reported back that I was riding those last secteurs in the big ring. Ouch!! »

  2. Speaking of Spring, I incorporated the first cobble sector of the Seattle Ronde into my ride yesterday.  Think I will keep doing that… »

@Nik's posts:

  1. @andrew Agreed. »

  2. @andrew If the level of V he inflicts on above ride approaches superhuman, I’m fine with it. »

@Nik's posts:

  1. @freddy I believe a high cadence and a low gear is most efficient and I love climbing with my hands on top of the handlebar.  If you never shift into the big ring and power up though, you may as well train on an elliptical machine.  I will stick to doi… »

@Nik's posts:

  1. @scaler911 HA! I better buy him the book to reintroduce him to The Rules. »