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Cogals (pronounce it correctly: kog-al) are meetings of like-minded misfits brought together by the promise of beer, preceded by a bike ride. Cogals are free, open to all, organized by our fellow Velominati and are always followed by consumption of post-ride Recovery Ales and merriment. These are gatherings of unbridled observance of Rule #4.C...

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The Rules lie at the beginning of The Path, not the end. In pursuit of La Vie Velominatus, we know of no end to the Path; each of us journey through an endless evolution of understanding and reverence. As such, The Word continues to be handed down from high upon Mount Velominis and The Rules continue to be expanded upon. Today we present you with t...

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  1. Merckx here is holding two slabs of solid chocolate with white icing. »

Midweek in Belgium in Spring is a wonderful thing. Hordes of people come from seemingly nowhere to fill the bars and line the roadsides when presumably they’d usually be working, or at school, or some such. That the only ones who appear to be working are the bartenders and frites dispensers reinforces my belief that Belgium is the greatest co...

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  1. @scaler911 Thinking to ask you about top 3 race helmets to consider — 250 under range. »

The Rules lie at the beginning of The Path, not the end. In pursuit of La Vie Velominatus, we know of no end to the Path; each of us journey through an endless evolution of understanding and reverence. As such, The Word continues to be handed down from high upon Mount Velominis and The Rules continue to be expanded upon. Today we present you with t...

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  1. @RedRanger Site unseen grind wheel is on the list. »

Midweek in Belgium in Spring is a wonderful thing. Hordes of people come from seemingly nowhere to fill the bars and line the roadsides when presumably they’d usually be working, or at school, or some such. That the only ones who appear to be working are the bartenders and frites dispensers reinforces my belief that Belgium is the greatest co...

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  1. VSP PICKS: 1. VALVERDE Alejandro 2. COSTA Rui 3. KWIATKOWSKI Michal 4. MORENO Daniel 5. MOLLEMA Bauke »

  2. @piwakawaka Joaquim Rodríguez – winner of the 2012 race – who will take part despite crashing out of Amstel Gold. There were fears that Rodríguez had broken his ribs but he escaped with only some bruising. The Spaniard is still suffering the effect of th… »

The Rules lie at the beginning of The Path, not the end. In pursuit of La Vie Velominatus, we know of no end to the Path; each of us journey through an endless evolution of understanding and reverence. As such, The Word continues to be handed down from high upon Mount Velominis and The Rules continue to be expanded upon. Today we present you with t...

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  1. @Tartan1749 Thanx. Just removed the right shifter to give to my mechanic; who checked with their distributor; whom agreed to warrant in it excess of 2 years (original purchase from LBS by the way); and delivered brand new shifter body, hood and all. Cam… »

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...

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  1. @piwakawaka Good speed and Godspeed! Glad to hear that you’re doing well in your part of the race. »

Cycling is a mighty sport with a rich and complex history. Every company, racer, piece of kit, and component has a legend, a story behind it; in many cases it also has a personal and nostalgic connection to our lives.  While this particular sport is steeped in tradition, it is also fiercely modern, a fact that serves only to deepen its complexity...

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  1. @mssuo Good to hear — every bit! Think Cogal… »

Wednesday sees the return of the women to the VSP. More notably, we see the return of Marianne Vos to the road. She’s won this race five of the last seven years. It makes me wonder if the rest of the field have already resigned themselves to racing for second. On the other hand, Vos hasn’t been racing of late and may not be as sharp as...

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  1. @Steampunk Silent trash talk at the end. Incredible to see these early pioneering women. »

The Rules lie at the beginning of The Path, not the end. In pursuit of La Vie Velominatus, we know of no end to the Path; each of us journey through an endless evolution of understanding and reverence. As such, The Word continues to be handed down from high upon Mount Velominis and The Rules continue to be expanded upon. Today we present you with t...

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  1. “This (hiccup) is a screwdrivuuur… and this… (hiccup) tyrelevuuur… … … okaaay!” »

  2. @Teocalli You’re drinking at the moment aren’t you? »

Midweek in Belgium in Spring is a wonderful thing. Hordes of people come from seemingly nowhere to fill the bars and line the roadsides when presumably they’d usually be working, or at school, or some such. That the only ones who appear to be working are the bartenders and frites dispensers reinforces my belief that Belgium is the greatest co...

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  1. @unversio Proper use of the YJA vest — or course signalman would also be accepted. »

The Rules lie at the beginning of The Path, not the end. In pursuit of La Vie Velominatus, we know of no end to the Path; each of us journey through an endless evolution of understanding and reverence. As such, The Word continues to be handed down from high upon Mount Velominis and The Rules continue to be expanded upon. Today we present you with t...

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  1. @G’rilla You were using a Phillips weren’t you? »

  2. Learned the hard way that removing pedals without using the proper length lever will take a great deal of force to break free — and also learned to put the chain up on the big ring. I now have an accurate 0.5 inch scare gauge (gauge not gouge) on my hand… »

Midweek in Belgium in Spring is a wonderful thing. Hordes of people come from seemingly nowhere to fill the bars and line the roadsides when presumably they’d usually be working, or at school, or some such. That the only ones who appear to be working are the bartenders and frites dispensers reinforces my belief that Belgium is the greatest co...

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  1. Procyclingstats startlist »

  2. This posted seconds on Facebook before the VSP went up — and changed out 1st. »

  3. VSP PICKS: 1. VALVERDE Alejandro 2. COSTA Rui 3. NIBALI Vincenzo 4. MORENO Daniel 5. MOLLEMA Bauke »

Wednesday sees the return of the women to the VSP. More notably, we see the return of Marianne Vos to the road. She’s won this race five of the last seven years. It makes me wonder if the rest of the field have already resigned themselves to racing for second. On the other hand, Vos hasn’t been racing of late and may not be as sharp as...

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  1. @seemunkee If you post as no.13 in the VSP do you need to turn your choices upside down? »

  2. VSP PICKS: 1. VOS Marianne 2. VAN DIJK Ellen 3. JOHANSSON Emma 4. LONGO BORGHINI Elisa 5. VAN DER BREGGEN Anna »

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. @Marko [ Kip voice ] Dang it Marko, I was quick to judge and anger. Was gonna say “Like anyone could know that ChewbaccaDouche!” »

  2. Perhaps Cody will “see the light” one day. »

  3. @Julian Do they promote a Harden The Fuck Up ride? The Ice Cream ride would be way too embarrassing — or just too assing. »

  4. @pakrat They’ll have chaos in no time. »

  5. Helium Orange »