1 Comments

On Suffering

Lofty title I know but stay with me. Far from some facile Nietzchean  "That which doesn't kill you makes you stronger" notion this is a blog about cycling not philosophy (duh) and besides, the good philosopher died at 46, quite possibly of syphilis. Keep that in mind the next time you quote a pop song. Ahem.

On New Year's Day I left my house for a training ride under grey skies and a temperature of 37 degrees (lack of effort on the part of the weather gods, who apparently took the day off as well). Heading into a chilly, windy metric on a mountain bike no less, my brain told me I was probably missing the point of the holiday. Be that as it may I remembered an article passed on by fellow lunatic Mark Drogalis of Toasted Head Racing - http://toastedheadracing.wordpress.com - which is one coach's diatribe on what separates good athletes from the elite: namely one's ability to suffer. 

Read MORE


Comments

1 Comments
Security Check
Please enter the text below
CaptchaImage
Can't read text above? Try another text.
shawnkemp
September 1, 2018
shawnkemp
Thanks for sharing with us. I just loved your way of presentation. enjoyed reading this .Thanks for sharing and keep writing. It is good to read blogs like this. As constantly, Gal Gadot Brown Jacket we appreciate yourself assurance and accept as true within us.
fynnjevens
January 8, 2018
fynnjevens
Cycling can make us strong and Australian top essay services advised people to join cyclist training centre. It is good for the muscles of our body and makes our muscles strong. We can get training also for perfect cycling and get fit body.