Laurens van Rooijen


Travelling here and there on the quest to find the latest bicycle parts and news. Tweets in GBR, GER and NED depending on issue at hand.

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The three fastest riders at 2011's #GreenCupXmasDH - no, I'm not one of them, only finished in 5th this year. Still had loads of fun.

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Portrait foto of me, taken with my new cam (Fuji FinePix X10) on my birthday, minutes after unpacking the cam. Cheers & merry Xmas, folks.

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Just mounted T-One's segmented "Bricko" with variable width grips to my commuter - interesting concept really.

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Riding bikes in the outskirts of Taichung - already two weeks ago, forgot to post it earlier.

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Due to the SLX hub's bulky axle, ParkTool's FR-5 tool does not help to get the rotor off. #ShimahhhhhhhNO #Fail

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Back from an evening out in downtown Taipei. Media tour over, 23h to go for the flight back. Getting all sentimental & drowning that with Taiwan Beer. As Arnie said: "I'll be back".

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Gettin ready 4 trip 2 Taiwan: New backpack for laptop/stuff: Check. Lookin good, NF Surge in acoustic blue/black.

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Just for the record: I do NOT wear my 'stache for Movember, I wear it all year round.

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My take on that @ 1st Gentlemen's Run in Zurich: Dressed in Al Ferano suit, riding an MTB Cycletech SimpliCity.

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From Brooks to Pedaled to Keido: Nice 2 see that the fashionable AND functionable theme picked up speed .

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Wild thing: Stuff made from carbon was abundant , but this full carbon trial bike from Monty was crazy!

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Construction of the Pumptrack in Winterthur has started - surrounding jump line comes first.

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Back in Europe, I realize that I really miss these triangular rice sandwiches sold at 7-11 - sheer yummie!

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So where could I have been last week? That strange tower behind me says it all, right?

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Does Buddhism rock? Stumbled over this engraved slab close to Longshan temple in Taipeh city.

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Same bike, nicer light thanks to the low evening sun.

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Pumptrack racer SC Jackal built up yesterday at friend's bikeshop Does that look like fun?

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Old dogs can still bite fiercely: Back from Greencup's Xmas DH race. Yes, I bleeding won it - and the trophy.

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Did I mention that we've got some snow since yesterday in Switzerland? Hillarious fun with a big bike, though...

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Team Leopard - a chance for an original and truely outstanding jersey design - not that I expect it to happen...

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