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Velominatus: urunomad

Order: Level 4 Velominatus

Location: USA - Maine

Avid rider for over 30 years. Embraces the V. Favorite bikes: Aegis Trident and Aegis Victory (Made in Maine). The bike is the best invention ever made by humankind. Favorite rules 4,5,8,9,10,70. Favorite quote: "If you can't keep up don't step up!"

@urunomad's activity:

Gent (Deinze)-Wevelgem, it starts with 130 km of cruising around Belgium and Northern France followed by a flurry of bergs and then a final 38 km of  flatter riding to the inevitable sprint finish. How hard can the climbing be if Super Mario got over them? Ask the riders from KT 2012, (the ones not in the following car) and they will tell you...

@urunomad's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Boonen 2. Sagan 3. Cancellara 4. Gilbert 5. Shavanel »

Finally, we have Milan-Sanremo. I hope pedale.forcetta is ready to shoot some pictures, especially black and white because it will be cold and possibly wet. Throw in a little wind and a race of this distance will weed out the less hardy. Recently, but not too recently, this race would be won out of a decent size field sprint. And yet, besides Fabs...

@urunomad's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Gilbert 2. Cancellara 3. Sagan 4. Moser 5. Boonen »

Until the 70′s it was common to race on gravel roads, but the Paving of the Planet has led to nearly every road being graced by smooth, black tarmac. As is the case with most things, once we are shown the easy path, it is difficult to return to more arduous ways. So it is with gravel roads; we take measures to avoid unpaved roads and in doi...

@urunomad's posts:

  1. SWAG – Sagan is healthy and has been kicking ass.   Can never count out Cancellara »

  2. VSP PICKS: 1. Cancellara 2. Moser 3. Kessiakoff 4. Sagan 5. Valverde »