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Bill Sargent, sgt

So Cal MAMIL (mamilus californicus), back on the bike for four years. Obsessed. Current Bike count: 4 (two road, one mtb, one trainer). Weapon of choice: '09 Wilier Izoard, Campy 10sp. Favorite ride: Toscana, baby! Hoping to ride L'Eroica in the next couple of years.

@nate’s take: When @sgt announced the California Cogal I knew a road trip was in my future. Unable to make it for both days for velominatus paterfamilias reasons, the first question was which day. Solvang is a bit closer to the Bay Area but the temptation of a Big Climb was too much and I decided to do Saturday in Santa Barbara. The week ahea...

California Cogal

by sgt / Jan 13 2012 / 70 posts

On Saturday I rolled out solo in my Flandrian Best to meditate upon The V. I’d been troubled of late by turmoil among the Velominati…What color socks? Warmers or tights? Helmet or no? Not to mention the lingering melancholy brought on by the realization that the Keeper’s Classic would roll out without me, chained as I am to the yo...
Imagine my surprise when, while enthusiastically discussing the “porn show” down in Vegas, some of my coworkers expressed concern and declared the discussion of this subject during a conference call to be “inappropriate”. Apparently, there is some other kind of porn that doesn’t involve bicycles that also has a show th...
We’re going to take advantage of our break in the Velominati Super Prestige to get a few articles out that have been sitting in the queue but haven’t had the opportunity to see the light of day due to the busy race schedule. Besides, we’ve spent the last two days bemoaning a couple skinny kids’ lack of tactical prowess and...