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Velominatus: Roberto Marques

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Started on mountain bike then road bikes...now is difficult to say which on I love most...maybe the road bike.

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La Vie Velominatus speaks through you when clad in the Witte V-Jersey, custom-made by Kallisto. This is the ultimate cycling jersey; the cut is extremely anatomic for on-the-bike comfort. This is amazing, top-qualitiy stuff. Look deep into your soul and then deep into the sizing chart; this is race fit gear; no vanity sizing here.According to anc...

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  1. Is this Witte V-Jersey (Medium) available for shipping? »

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  1. BRAZIL!!!!! »

  2. VSP PICKS: 1. Nibali 2. Cancellara 3. Froome 4. Purito 5. Murilo Fischer!!! »

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...

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  1. This is really the worst part of our sport. Unfortunatelly I gave up riding on open roads a long time ago…and I usually repeat to my friends: “I love cycling but I love myself a little bit more”. RIP Jon. »

The early eighties saw the tide change in the European Peloton. Components were taking on a new, curvy shape as they left their boxy forms behind. The glint of toe clips in the sun would become a rarer sight as the move towards clipless pedals would take hold in 1985. English speakers were winning the big races classically won by continental Pros.T...

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  1. And Murilo Fischer 6th! VSP PICKS: 1. Froome 2. Contador 3. Porte 4. Rodriguez 5. Hesjedal »

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  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Hesjedal 2. Nibali 3. Wiggo 4. Cadel 5. Henao »

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  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Purito 2. Nibali 3. Valverde 4. Gilbert 5. Sagan »

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  1. Man! Those new aero helmets are so f*&#@ UGLY! VSP PICKS: 1. Sagan 2. Gilbert 3. Purito 4. J Rod 5. Gerrans »

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  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Cancellara 2. Phinney 3. Chavanel 4. Flecha 5. Vansummeren »

Imagine a world without the little things we take for granted; a house without a roof, a pub with no beer, a Keepers Tour without any clothes. The last one is a reality for me at the moment, five days in and still no trace of where the hell between Wellington and Paris my bag (filled with V-Kit, shoes, helmet, everything) is. The other thing that h...

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  1. And Fischer 6th VSP PICKS: 1. Cancellara 2. Sagan 3. Thomas 4. Boonen 5. Paolini »

Until the 70′s it was common to race on gravel roads, but the Paving of the Planet has led to nearly every road being graced by smooth, black tarmac. As is the case with most things, once we are shown the easy path, it is difficult to return to more arduous ways. So it is with gravel roads; we take measures to avoid unpaved roads and in doi...

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  1. 6. Murilo Fischer »

  2. VSP PICKS: 1. Cancellara 2. Valverde 3. Pozzato 4. Sagan 5. Phinney »

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  1. 6. Murilo Fischer VSP PICKS: 1. Thor 2. Pozzato 3. Vanmarcke 4. Gerald Thomas 5. Boasson Hagen »

At some point, I reckon the idea may dawn on me that I’m not a climber. Eighty kilos and standing something just shy of two meters, I’m not clear on why climbing is what speaks to me most about Cycling; I’m certainly not built like a grimpeur. But there is no question about it; I love riding in the mountains. I only have to catch...

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  1. Frank, congrats! Really! Or as we say down here in Brazil…DU CARALHO!!!! »

@Roberto Marques's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Wiggo 2. Cadel 3. Hesjedal 4. Gesink 5. Nibali »

@Roberto Marques's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Basso 2. Schleck Sr. 3. Hesjedal 4. Scarponi 5. Kreuziger »

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  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Sanchez 2. Valverde 3. Cadel 4. Nibali 5. J-Rod »

  2. VSP PICKS: 1. J-Rod 2. Valverde 3. Cadel 4. Nibali 5. Sagan »

@Roberto Marques's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Boonen 2. Flecha 3. Vansummeren 4. Pozzato 5. Hagen »

@Roberto Marques's posts:

  1. This is one of the best cycling video I know! 2010 – Kapelmurr http://youtu.be/6T7TOTu3MyU »

  2. 6. Gilbert VSP PICKS: 1. Cancellara 2. Boonen 3. Pozzato 4. Sep Vanmarcke 5. Devolder »

@Roberto Marques's posts:

  1. Go Murilo!!!! VSP PICKS: 1. Murilo Fischer 2. Boonen 3. Cavendish 4. Sagan 5. Freire »

@Roberto Marques's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Sagan 2. Cancellara 3. Visconti 4. Nibali 5. Hesjedal »

@Roberto Marques's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Hoore 2. Vocht 3. Jong 4. Goede 5. Vyust »

@Roberto Marques's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Boonen 2. Boom 3. Gilbert 4. Navardauskas 5. Boasson Hagen »