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It never gets easier, you just go faster. - Greg LeMond Rule #5 looms above the other Rules in terms of sheer relevance to Cycling; it is the fundamental building block upon which this sport is built. The Five is what drives us, it is the force that springs from a well that flows deep within each of us. It must be discovered, and then we learn...

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  1. Nice piece! Climbing…like time trialing or breakaways. Go as hard as you can without blowing yourself up; and sometimes you must push beyond THAT to discover that you can go harder and survive what you thought would destroy you. Unless that risk is take… »

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 Poste...

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  1. As usual, much appreciated attention that has been paid to one of my favorite subjects…bicycle pumps. I have always(45 years now) carried a REAL frame fit pump and am asked regularly to loan it on a ride to those carrying gas, mini pumps, or no air deli… »

Every night I pray to Merckx that in the morning when I wake up I’ll have a Campagnolo Free Candy Van with a Super Dome.And every morning, its a fresh disappointment that it didn’t come true. Continue reading...

@mikethebike's posts:

  1. there was a time when campy was the only thing hat worked. and it worked for years and years. and it was beautiful. it had true class. »