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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...

@Piwakawaka's posts:

  1. @James Watch the Pro’s pull their helmets from the front and off the back of their heads in one slick movement shades hardly move at all, must be executed in the same Casually Deliberate style used to zip up when moving Sur La Plaque after a hard climb! »

Cycling is hard; I’m not leaking any trade secrets with that statement, but it feels good to say it anyway. No Cyclist avoids suffering, but of those who venture into our world, there are some who seek to limit it while others choose to embrace it. Then we have a handful of characters who consider playing Whack-a-Mole with the Man with the Ha...

@Piwakawaka's posts:

  1. @Marko This. I had no idea what has gone on in women’s cycling during her time, it is DISGRACEFUL, that was telling it how it is, and if she was a guy we would be lauding him for his courage and honesty. Some how this is whinging? @Deakus you’ve been c… »

The Bike. It is the central tool in pursuit of our craft. A Velominatus meticulously maintains their bicycles and adorns them with the essential, yet minimal, accoutrement. The Rules specify the principles of good taste in configuration and setup of our machines, but within those principles lies almost infinite room for personal taste.It seems in s...

@Piwakawaka's posts:

  1. @sthilzy Don’t use any on a virgin chain the factory grease is awesome, wish you could get some of that stuff, after that I use Finish Line wet lube to clean the chain, i e I wipe off almost all of the oil applied with a rag, clean chain lightly oiled, ni… »

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...

@Piwakawaka's posts:

  1. @Marie O’Connell 9.00 am @ intersection Tinakori Road and Thordon Quay every Sunday… 3 hrs 90 km ish we go out easy, ish, but come home hard all hills are KOM, bunch sprint @ Placemakers… Oh Wellington , New Zealand… »