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The Rules Audiobook

The Rules: The Way of the Cycling Disciple

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Publisher's Summary

The Velominati embrace cycling as a way of life, as obsessed with style, heritage, authenticity, and wisdom as with performance. This is their bible.

The Rules is an essential part of every cyclist’s kit - whether you’re riding to work or training to be the next Bradley Wiggins or Victoria Pendleton. Winning awards and gaining millions of viewers, Velominati.com has become an online cycling mecca. In 92 canonical rules, these masters of the peloton share tips on gear, tell stories from cycling’s legendary hardmen, and enforce the etiquette of the road - with a healthy, often sinister sense of humor. Practical and motivating (Rule #12: the correct number of bikes to own is N + 1, where N is the number of bikes currently owned), unflinching and authoritative (Rule #9: If you’re out riding in bad weather, it means you are a badass. Period.), The Rules will help listeners find their cycling passion, whether it’s in high alpine passes or tight velodrome races, in the garage before the ride or in the bar afterward. Vive la Vie Velominatus.

©2014, 2013 Velominati. Foreword by Greg LeMond (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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    "Hilarious"

    This book was hilarious and insightful on the unspoken rules of etiquette and looking good. If you cycle then you should learn these rules.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    doug sharp 04-17-15
    doug sharp 04-17-15 Member Since 2015
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    "A must for every cyclist."

    Every cyclist should hear this book. Every cyclist should give a copy of this book to the new hard charging young bucks in the group ride. Funny, entertaining and a must read for every cyclist.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    MetLog1 03-31-15
    MetLog1 03-31-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Spectacular"

    There are few audiobooks that cause me to laugh out loud - this is one of them. Although wearing headphones during a ride is officially a violation of the Rules, I can't think of better entertainment while out there suffering. Bravo!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Matthew G. Witter 08-24-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Absolutely Fantastic"

    This should be required reading for all road cyclists. Incredibly funny, perfectly narrated, best audiobook I've ever come across.

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    Ralph 08-09-16
    Ralph 08-09-16 Member Since 2014
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    "If you're a cyclist get this."

    Filled with funny and entertaining rules for cyclists. Best read story as well of any audio book I've listened to. Some parts had me laughing out loud.

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    Richard Planet earth 08-01-16
    Richard Planet earth 08-01-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Hilarious serious never tedious"

    No matter what stage you are at: principante amateur, seasoned rider, pro, there are nuggets of gold in this text for everyone.

    My favourite (after rule 5 "V") is never to hold your bike over your head like mountain bikers do... It may be acceptable if you are escaping from jail,

    So well read too. My fave audible purchase in seven years of being a member.

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    Victor 03-25-16
    Victor 03-25-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Great narrator, made listening very enjoyable"

    Very humorous yet educational audio book about bicycling. Those who enjoy biking will love to hear the views of the velo lumati and the stories about the biking legends the rules were derived from.

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    mtnbyked 11-25-15
    mtnbyked 11-25-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Wishing every newbie would listen to this!"

    Listening to this basically sums up my 30 year hobby of riding bikes. All too true....and even feeling slightly embarrassing at the same time. We've all been there! Also, having it narrated by a bike geek really makes it even better.
    Thank you Sean!

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    Justin Wright 10-30-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Motivate yourself and don't embarrass yourself"

    Funny as hell, inspiring. Ride with dignity and respect and ride with some "v". For God sakes!

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    Robert 09-13-15
    Robert 09-13-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Brilliant!"

    Very very funny and expertly read. As with all great humor, there is much truth in this volume. You'll be either laughing or being humbled as this book is poking its finger into the chest of your particular insecurities.

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