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There was no need for Rule 74 until the cyclometer showed up on our handlebars. According to the late Sheldon Brown, the cyclometer has been around since the early 1900s.“Star-wheel cyclometers, such as the Lucas unit, suffered two serious problems. They made an annoying “tink-tink-tink” noise. At high speeds, the star wheel would som...

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  1. During the fall/winter base mile season…I pull the computer and simply enjoy the ride »

I’ve said it once before, but it bears repeating now: adherence to Rule 29 carries with it the ultimate mission of the aspiring Velominatus, which is to geek out endlessly over the minimum amount of gear which yields maximum security in the event of a mechanical incident while riding.The goal here is twofold. First, with no European Posteri...

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  1. Both. Get the tire as far as you can with the pump or until your hand goes numb. Use the C02 to get it up to pressure »

You can all wave “goodbye” to your Post GT Depression Syndrome, because the Men’s Olympic Road Race is only three days yonder. I don’t typically give two shits about this particular event; while contested by national teams, unlike the Worlds it appears as just another one-day race on a calendar filled with events that carry...

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  1. Putting my money behind classics type riders with a bent toward sprinting VSP PICKS: 1. Fabian 2. Boonen 3. Sagan 4. Edvald 5. Duggan »

Which bold rider has this stage circled in their tour bible? Wednesday July 18th, Stage 16, 197 km. The day after a the final rest day. A climbing day with two HC climbs followed by two Category 1 climbs and a serious descent toward the finish. The Aubisque, Tourmalet, Aspin and Peyresourde: you better be a fearless climber and a good descender, bu...

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  1. Frank will beat these four to the top and get eaten up on the descent »

We are proud to announce a change to the Velominati Super Prestige moving forward: sponsorship. We are delighted (if a little surprised) at the interest our partners showed in this endeavor, despite the short notice we gave them. Four sponsors will be gracing the sides of our team bus for this year’s race: fi’zi:k is our Super Domesti...

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  1. Sagan already won the team presentation! VSP PICKS: 1. Wiggins 2. Evans 3. Sanchez 4. Schleck 5. Voekler »

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...

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  1. Rule #89 // Always throw up on the non-drive side. If you push yourself to the point of puke you are a bad ass and in light of rule #4 (it’s all about the bike) it is an important take care of your drive train »