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  1. Wait… Are you a one helmet man then? I have a question regarding Oakley Frogskins… WTF is with using them for actual riding? I am seeing more and more, and am not sure if Hermione put some kind of time shift spell on my ass to get back for the kilome… »

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  1. In honor of de Ronde van Vlaanderen, we will be hosting a Cogal in the urban Seattle area. Route to be determined, but plan on a moderately hilly opening 80km around Lake Washington and Mercer Island before hitting the historic cobbles on Captial Hill and Queen Anne near downtown Seattle. Total length of the ride is about 115km; but the last 30 are what really count.

    We’ll be leaving from Brouwer’s Café in Fremont at 10:05. No support vehicle is expected, but we’ll have lots of opportunity to refuel along the way. I will pre-ride the route a few days in advance and post GPX files and a queue sheet. The ride is intended to be no-drop, but due to the amount of climbing, we may break into separate groups before meeting back at Brouwer’s for post-ride Recovery Ales.

    Join us one and all to get a very minor taste what its like to ride de Ronde!

    Event Details

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    Date/Time
    Date - April 06, 2014
    10:05 AM - 6:00 PM

    Location
    Brouwers

    Cogal Details
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@packfiller's posts:

  1. Thanks for the post, Frank, and thanks for the listen everyone. Things just seemed to work out right after finding out about Dan’s situation from this very site. Hope the attention changes some minds, and puts some more LBS’ in the right light. »

@packfiller's posts:

  1. Three words. Simplex Downtube Shifters. Those bad boys made it worth taking my hands off the bars. »

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...

@packfiller's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Froome 2. Contador 3. Evans 4. Teejay VG 5. R. Porte »

@packfiller's posts:

  1. When I grow up, I wanna be a Keeper. Or Tony Clifton. Or Sean Kelly »

@packfiller's posts:

  1. Just ordered the value pack. Yeeeeaaaaahhh. »

  2. Holy. Shit. I had no idea that I might actually want to wear rubber wristbands again. Now that’s a cause… »

Our products represent the spirit of Velominati; every product we offer is made with the utmost attention to detail – no compromises were made in their selection or design. Whenever possible, our products are made my small, locally-owned businesses who share our passion for quality and we make every effort to ensure they are made in an enviro...

@packfiller's posts:

  1. @VeloVita Now that is funny. »

  2. Shit… Think it’s crooked. »

@packfiller's posts:

  1. Crap. No Universal Sports here. Is anyone using the online pay for live streaming service? I can’t make it through with just video highlights… »

@packfiller's posts:

  1. Wait… I see it!! »

@packfiller's posts:

  1. As someone suffering from an extreme lack of riding recently, this article couldn’t have posted up on my ‘recent reads and popular articles’ section at the bottom of the home page. Life is friggin’ in the way right now, and the vie has been put on hold…. »

@packfiller's posts:

  1. Don’t laugh at my pics. I’m vulnerable, and might cry. VSP PICKS: 1. Chris Friggin’ Horner 2. Simon Gerrans 3. Frank Schleck 4. Gilbert 5. Sanchez »

@packfiller's posts:

  1. Yep. VSP PICKS: 1. Chavanel 2. Voeckler 3. Gerrans 4. F. Schleck 5. Boom »

@packfiller's posts:

  1. Crap. Now I’m going to have to try one out. Do any shops do the ‘try one, if it doesn’t work, bring it back for a discount’ kind of program? I miss those days… »

@packfiller's posts:

  1. @The Oracle @TheOracle, thank you… that helps more than you could know. »

  2. The wife is thinking I am obsessing a bit on finding the Keepers in the footage, until I showed her the photos above. Now at least I am obsessing with others. »

  3. Looked for the Keepers, might have to go back frame by frame… »

@packfiller's posts:

  1. 1. Contadork 2. Nibs 3. Garzelli 4. Someone not from Radio Shack? »

@packfiller's posts:

  1. Shit, I meant Rule #5. Now I am a d-bag…sigh »

  2. Effing brilliant Frank. I couldn’t agree more. Not to mention the coat is pretty cool (but I know there is no way I could pull it off without looking like a total D-bag)… Time for a little Rule #9? »

@packfiller's posts:

  1. So confusing…. VSP PICKS: 1. Matthew Lloyd, no, Frank Schleck 2. Riccardo Rico, wait…Gilbert 3. Joe Papp, crap…Andy Schleck 4. Lance Armstrong, awww, Gesink 5. Vinokourov…Vinokourov »

@packfiller's posts:

  1. Every cobble is a six inch climb, and six inch descent. »

I suppose it’s just a sign of how rich our sport is and how enthusiastic we are about it that some of the most iconic rides in cycling go virtually unmentioned in these pages. It almost seems as though they are so tightly woven into legend that we take them for granted, these rides. Nevermore, nevermore: enter a new V-Series where we’ll...

@packfiller's posts:

  1. ok, so, not to self promote, but if anyone would like, I recorded a podcast with Andy a while back, and we talked a bit about this ride. You can find it at packfiller.com, in the ‘previous posts’ section. If this seems like self promotion bs, don’t hesit… »