The Tao of The Big Ring

Big Ring knows no limit to its endurance, no end to its wattage, no fading in the sprint; it can outlast anything.  Big Ring stands when all others shift to the 39. He who controls the field sprint may be powerful, but he who masters The Big Ring is mightier still. From The Big Ring […]

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Big Ring or Not?

Big Ring: Lamb of God Not: Linkin Park Big Ring: Michael Cera Not: Will Ferrell Big Ring: Fixies Not: Top Tube Pad Big Ring: Riding up a mountain Not: Riding a chairlift up a mountain Big Ring: Chimay Red Not: Coors Light Big Ring: Chrome Dome Not: Comb Over Big Ring: Racing singlespeeds Not: Telling […]

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Brother Ball

Brother Ball?  Yes that is right Brother Ball.  The Big Ring is all about redemption.  The Rock Racing team presented by Michael Ball, featuring Michael Ball is getting a lot of ink and talk time here at the headquarters of TCOTBR.  I call him Brother because he is our brother.  The Big Ring welcomes all types […]

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Sinner Or Saint?

Ever wonder what happened to the guy who designed the logo for Poison? Seems he has found a job with Rock Racing.  This is impressive as it manages to do two things previously though impossible, make a DeRosa ugly while making ’80’s hairbands look a little less ridiculous by comparison. Somewhere Col. Kurtz is muttering: The […]

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Saint Sheldon

Our hearts are heavy here at the Big Ring Ministries World Headquarters.  Sheldon Brown was riding in The Big Ring before most of us had even graduated from Big Wheels to training wheels.  While many will point to the Eddy’s, Miguel’s and Lance’s as heros of the velo world I would argue that the Sheldon Browns of […]

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Winners!

Well Brothers and Sisters The Rev has not been this excited since he met Eddy himself at Interbike a few years back. The “What Does The Big Ring Mean To You?” testimony over on the forum is very inspirational, so much so that I have decided to reward the devoted by sending an authentic Church […]

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A Question of Values

Do you walk the walk or just talk the talk?  While The Big Ring does not discriminate it is not for everyone.  The Big Ring resides on the fringes and attracts those with the willingness to challenge the norm.  To ask why. To be equally willing to brave the long solo move or to not […]

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Big and Bigger

Consider the joy of bringing one soul to to the light of The Big Ring.  Now consider how that joy would be mulitplied by bringing tens, nay hundreds of souls to the alter.  Go forth and spread the word, link from your blog, post in the forum.  The Big Ring saves.  Each day our flock is growing, […]

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Crossed Out

Brother Nys has once again faltered, the gods of ‘cross have shown favor to Brother Boom taking the Rainbow out of Belgium for the first time since 2000.  This brings up the question is Brother Nys truely of The Big Ring, is Brother Boom worthy?  To answer let us look to The Race Bible, Cross […]

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