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Velominatus: chew

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@chew's activity:

The Ride. It is the cathedral of our sport, where we worship at the altar of the Man with the Hammer. It is the end to our means. Indeed, The Bike may be the central tool to our sport, but to turn the pedals is to experience the sensation of freedom, of flight. It is all for The Ride.The world is overflowing with small, twisty roads that capture ou...

@chew's posts:

  1. Hi all.  Apologies for slight self-indulgent post, but some of you may have been in the area; just south of Midhopestones, in turn I’m guessing about 20k from top of Holmfirth on day 2 of Le Tour route, this Sunday just gone.  Had a momentary lapse of con… »

  2. @Teocalli thanks for the encouragement!  I’ll try and find a sturdy dutch windbreak. »

  3. Anyone out there riding either Flat Out in the Fens this Sunday, or the 2 day Harrogate event next weekend?  Will be needing all the echelonic help I can get in Norfolk! (Norfolk known for two things – its limited gene pool, and crosswinds). »

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...

@chew's posts:

  1. @Rob Thanks guys.  I’ll commit it to memory for when another bout of ‘rindfleische etc’ strikes. »

  2. @ChrisO dunno what took me so long (you’re dead right incidentally – many months or even years VML’king).  What i do know is that I was running a new Chorus 11 chain with factory grease starting to depart after a couple of rides and about 100k, but that I… »

  3. First post – been velomilurking.  My daily commute through 20k of rural English lanes last night presented me with an overly friendly and slobbering black labrador larking around at  a crossroads.  Narrowly avoided a Burghardt incident.  Lodged the hound … »