THOMAS WATSON FAMOUSLY TOLD HIS SALES TEAM, FAIL MORE. Thomas Edison famously said, I haven't failed I have found 10,000 ways that won't work. Mike Tyson famously said, Everybody has a plan 'til they get punched in the mouth.
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Stick with it, one day you'll learn how to "punch someone" and take home the prize.
Whether your signing up for a formal race or just hitting the local group ride or racing virtually, racing is a great teacher.
Figuring out how to win is fascinating. It's a never ending game. Someone is nearly always better. But, we keep coming back like Pavlov's dogs because every now and then it pays off. We add a new strategy or technique and a little confidence to our quiver.
After you've won some, share the knowledge. Help someone. It's a different kind of winning.