THIS IS TRUE OF EVERYTHING. E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G. It's the downfall of newbie racers, the secret power of wizened witches and warlocks in every race. It looks like magic, or alchemy. New racers please stop...
... overestimating what you could do in 1 year,
and underestimating what you can accomplished in 3 years.
When I was a newb, sure I was on my way to France, I was fortunate to meet a crusty old cat who clued me in...
... it takes 3 years to figure out what kind of racer you are.
He was mostly right.
After 3 years it was clear I my sweet spot was crits and circuit races.
But, new forms of racing came around. MTB XC and SuperD, crazy endurance distances, and now we have gravel.
If there's one thing I've learned, it takes 3 years to get really good... and... we can get really good, better than we think, if we'll put in the work AND FOCUS.
We need time to figure out the deets...
- Specific training
- Bike and fit
- Tires and set up
- Suspension set up
... and a giant calendar is key to see how your year lays out.
Good news!... the year is half over, and most of the events have yet to happen.
I'm closing out the rest of 2021 calendars with this 50% off promo code.
The giant calendar is the bomb for getting an honest view of what we can do with the time we have.
Trust me, we don't have enough... this will help.
The code you need to enter at check out is: 3YEARS
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