Category Archives for Sermons

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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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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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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Weekend Edition

Brothers and Sisters thank you for a great first week. The message of The Big Ring is reaching more people by the day. Our flock is growing. I would like to thank my brothers at Drunk Cyclist and Ride Trash for doing their part to deliver the gospel. They grasp what it means to live […]

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R.I.P Mr. Thomson

Long ago I travelled to Sin City with a bunch of crazy Norwegians. Our mission was to find a distributor or manufacturer for the G-Shok, a suspension seatpost. This when hardtails were pretty much all you could get unless you wanted a 40lb full suspension bike to ride chairlifts with. Other than the amusement of […]

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Living In The Big Ring

Living in the Big Ring.  It is something that many aspire to but few truely achieve.  The journey is the point.  Destinations are easy to reach and once there are, they seldom provide what we thought they would.  The best lessons, the best stories come from the time between point A and point B.  Go live […]

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