Todd's Blog

The Spring Classics are here. Men becoming monsters on bikes, racing the Hell of the North, and more. Frankenstein will be my reading preparation, finally letting this classic loose on my mind. A few pages in I find this: “for nothing contributes so much to tranquillize the mind as a steady purpose—a point on which the..
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“You can do it.” Master Lee teaches Tae Kwon Do. He teaches children, and some adults, that they can in deed break a board with their bare hands, feet and heads. “You can do it” comes from his gut, deep inside the man.  It is bellowed with power and confidence. “You can do it” moves..
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Two riders ride headed out for a ride. At a designated spot, one stopped and the other rode ahead. Why? The rider behind waited for the one ahead to clear the trail, then the rider behind gave it his all to KOM the segment. They checked times, swapped duties, and repeated until they had either..
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I’m getting slower. My 20-10 vision is gone. No longer do I see the rocks and lay of the land far in advance. So I focus even more on what’s directly in front of me.  Rocks become boulders, grooves-canyons, bumps-ski jumps Slow, slow, slow. Good vision equals riding much faster AND much safer.  On the..
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