Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Racing Toward Mediocrity

I used to race my bike. Back in the heady days of 2005/2006, I figured it was what i wanted to do.

It wasn't.

Slowly, ever so slowly, and due mainly to this gentleman, i am changing my mind. So with the new goal to race the Tour of Bright in early December, i have commenced a certain amount of training that will only highlight my inadequacies. With the benefit of hindsight, I would hazard a guess that it was the cyclocross season i took part in during the winter, that reminded me that one can suffer and enjoy it too.

I figure I've been riding my bike for a few years too many in a comfortable niche. Time to try something different.

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