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January 27, 2015

Gentlemen Riding Tips

This year, I am doing some writing for Red Bull and this week, can you can find some info on tips for bunch riding like a real Gentleman.

Here is the intro:

There is a wild thing that lives within each one of us. There is a time and a place for this thing to rear its head and take us to the front of the pack, dishing out the pain to everything in sight, but these moments should be well timed and reserved for when there is more than just pride on the line.

Over the past six months, I have noticed a new species in the road cycling arena, monstrously dominating the landscape that was once a gentleman’s arena. As someone who races primarily on the dirt, I still use the tarmac as a place to hone my speed. Lately, this space has been infiltrated by this new species:

The Doucheasaurus Rex is easy to spot. He skips red lights, hurls abuse at cars, rides wherever he wants on the road and lately, he has even been dabbling his toes in mountain biking, that was the final straw.

Read the rest here.

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