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Location: wausau, wi

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Aviation mechanic. Riding a bike when ever I get a chance.

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It doesn’t take a genius to see what’s going on here. Rule #5, Rule #9, Rule #10; every rider in this frame Looks Fantastic (most other Rules). The riders are in short sleeves and shorts while the public apparently has scavenged materials from rubbish bins and the local grain elevator in a very visually unpleasant effort to keep war...

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  1. I use a cap when Im driving to a mtb ride(or any ride) working on a bike, riding a trainer, watching a race and of course when I ride without a helmet(gasp) I am very much in favor of taking back the cycling cap! »

  2. @frank Looks great. How would it look without the V on the bill? either way just take my money already! »

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...

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  1. @ChrissyOne Such a great room. Total commitment to the V. I predict frank will be in a tizzy when he see’s the results. »

  2. @ChrisO I thing that has something to do with their E2 geometry. cant for the life of me figure out what model that is though. »

  3. @Giles strong work on reping orange! »

What does the layman observe when he sees a cyclist in the wild? While we do our utmost to Look Fantastic, in our own eyes and minds at least, outside observers may as well be witnessing little green aliens who’ve just stepped off their spacecraft and are heading to their very first fancy dress/drag party on this weird and wonderful planet...

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  1. @Mikael Liddy this^ »

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...

@RedRanger's posts:

  1. @kixsand you see a lot of pros riding their saddle pushed forward on a set back post. »

  2. @tessar I did know that. Just wasn’t sure if this particular R3 was bbright or bb30. Seems the newest one are pf30. No idea when they made that change. »

Sharing the road with cars is mostly a losing proposition. It’s hard to share when your vehicle weighs 8 kgs and the other guy’s is 800 kgs. If we have to share we have to let go and that is not easy, as @Kevin Wilkins explains. Yours in Cycling, Gianni Continue reading...

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  1. .2:0″> .2:0.0″> .2:0.0.0″> .2:0.0.0.0″>.2:0.0.0.0.0″>.2:0.0.0.0.0.0″>.2:0.0.0.0.0.0.$end:0:$0:0″>this article has me thinking of how people blame rape victims for getting raped. Why is it that the victim is always made to feel like they are wrong? »

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...

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  1. @Mikael Liddy That I understand. »

  2. @Mikael Liddy I should have asked the question better cause now Im confused on your answer. anyway, that cdale crank should fit on any bb30 . and bb30 isnt exactly proprietary. »

  3. @chrismurphy92 merckx knows I love a black bike. »

What does the layman observe when he sees a cyclist in the wild? While we do our utmost to Look Fantastic, in our own eyes and minds at least, outside observers may as well be witnessing little green aliens who’ve just stepped off their spacecraft and are heading to their very first fancy dress/drag party on this weird and wonderful planet...

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  1. @sthilzy That reminds me of what Sundays were like at the bar I worked at in Sicily. »

  2. Ritte Cycles: Chance Encounter from Kyle Johnston on Vimeo. made me think of this. »

  3. @Mikael Liddy are you sure you dont live in the USA? »

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...

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  1. @Mikael Liddy is the R3 not bb30? »

  2. @wilburrox Holy Hell! you win with that Black Inc CDale. I could stare at that for a while. »

  3. Nemesis=FMB »

  4. @Beers Pure Sex! »

If Rouler does not do reviews, we don’t do reviews. Think of this as a commentary on Bont’s Vaypor+ road shoe. Any discussion of points-of-contact will generate a storm of comments ending in why Sidi shoes and fi'zi:k saddles are the best. They may be the best for you but not for me. Everyone’s feet and everyone’s butt has d...

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  1. @Gianni I wish I lived in Portland. »

  2. My question. How do you figure out tje best shoe without throwing money at the problem and buying shoes. My feet tend to start hurting after 2 hours. At that point I can stave it off by doing a lot of toe wiggling. »

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...

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  1. @DeKerr cant wait to see pictures! »

If Rouler does not do reviews, we don’t do reviews. Think of this as a commentary on Bont’s Vaypor+ road shoe. Any discussion of points-of-contact will generate a storm of comments ending in why Sidi shoes and fi'zi:k saddles are the best. They may be the best for you but not for me. Everyone’s feet and everyone’s butt has d...

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  1. The battle against foot pain can can be a long one. Once defeated will be your greatest victory. Riding with foot pain sucks the joy out of the ride. Even the anticipation of pain. »

The Heck of the North is a Gravel Classic held in Northern Minnesota. The course is about 185 kilometers long, approximately 75% gravel/dirt road, with 15 kilometers of trail and as little pavement as needed to make it all come together.The front few groups of this race go for the win, while the rest of the field simply enjoy a fun day out on the...

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  1. The Heck of the North is a Gravel Classic held in Northern Minnesota. The course is about 185 kilometers long, approximately 75% gravel/dirt road, with 15 kilometers of trail and as little pavement as needed to make it all come together.

    The front few groups of this race go for the win, while the rest of the field simply enjoy a fun day out on the bike, riding one of the most challenging and exciting routes in the quickly-emerging gravel scene.

    Mixing gravel roads and ATV trails, this race is home to some of the most innovative bicycle concoctions you’ll ever come across, from drop-bar fat bikes to race-tuned Graveur machines. Leave your road machine at home; you’ll need fast 32mm tires at least in order to survive the trail sections.

    More information on the Heck of the North site. Registration is $54 before July 15; $65 before August 15; and $76 until September 15. Registration ends September 15 or once the 400 rider limit is met.

    The Heck of the North is not a Cogal, but Velominati is a sponsor of the event and will be providing exclusive prizes. See you there.

    Official site: http://www.heckofthenorth.com/

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    Date/Time
    Date - October 04, 2014
    12:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Location
    Castle Danger Brewery (Two Harbors MN)

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This carbon wheel issue has been burning a hole in my soul for so long. The twin headed snake of thrift and indecision (not such an impressive snake as far as twin headed snakes go) held me at the impasse for years. Having @mauibike commit to all carbon for his lifetime wheelset needs got me hot. Seeing Fabs winning Paris-Roubaix and the Ronde on...

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  1. @Buck Rogers Everyone who went had an amazing looking bike. everyone. »