Culture

Stories, rumors, rides, history, cafe stops, people and a glimpse into our scene. See what creates Velocio culture.

On Intent: How Kai Wiggins Left Racing

On Intent: How Kai Wiggins Left Racing

August 15, 2017

It was a stinging rain and it came in waves - at times just cold and unpleasant and at still other times oppressive. Water pooled in the corners of .97 mile crit course, a narrow loop in the heart of Fitchburg, Massachusetts...
Unity: Chris Hadgis

Unity: Chris Hadgis

July 12, 2017

Strangers to each other, both of my grandfathers immigrated from Greece to the United States in their early teens. For a while, all that they knew was unfamiliar...
Unity: Ted King

Unity: Ted King

July 11, 2017

consider myself relatively worldly, but Farid Noori is first person I’ve ever met from Afghanistan. Farid grew up in Afghanistan and is studying economics in hopes of turning that into a cycling career.

Unity: Leslie Lupien

Unity: Leslie Lupien

July 11, 2017

You do your best to prepare. Put one shoe on after the other. But there are a lot of challenges out there. You meander on your own…get lost or sick or injured. Things happen. “Life happens.”
Unity: Olivia Dillon

Unity: Olivia Dillon

July 11, 2017

Six years ago, I met Tayler while riding and racing my bike. She forever changed me and my life's trajectory. While at first we did not speak, hours of pedaling has a way of opening people up and pretty quickly we had a connection...
Unity: Kai Wiggins

Unity: Kai Wiggins

July 11, 2017

My dad’s bike sat in the garage for a month. He died in April and I went for my first ride in May. This was back in 2009. I had just turned 15. I am 23 now. I will never get the chance to ride with my dad, but it is on my bike when I feel closest to him.

Unity

Unity

July 11, 2017

Shine a light on something that brings people together. Make a difference at least in some small way. For us, cycling has been a bellwether for what’s possible rather than a limitation...
The Velocio Alps Getaway

The Velocio Alps Getaway

June 16, 2017

An all-expenses paid experience in the heart of one of the most awe-inspiring cycling destinations in the world. Experience the long climbs, twisting descents, amazing food and small villages that make up many of the most famed routes featured in the Tour de France...
Signature Fly

Signature Fly

June 01, 2017

It's not right to call the Signature Fly Bib Short, a "bathroom bib." Sure, it does that. And while nature breaks are part of the riding experience, when one pops up, the last thing one want to do is remove nearly all kit...

Model Rider: Creedub

Model Rider: Creedub

March 23, 2017

The riders that model Velocio clothing are friends that organize life around cycling. We decided to highlight who it is wearing our clothes in each shot on our site with a short Q&A called Model Rider. Meet Chris "Creedub" Stricken...
Chasing Sensations: The Not Race Report

Chasing Sensations: The Not Race Report

February 03, 2017

Elle Anderson is a professional cyclocross racer who spent the season racing in Belgium. She recaps the year, not through a race report, but highlighting the sensations of competing at the sport's highest level, far from home.
Solstice

Solstice

December 21, 2016

The bi-annual rite called Solstice literally means the 'sun stands still.' It's a misnomer if you love to ride. That the December solstice is reviled for its shortest daylight hours, its position in the Northern winter atop freezing days...


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