Faster, ever faster. Obsessed with the effort. Consumed by the moment. Undaunted by the pain. Successful before you start. When it all comes together; that is when you can discover yourself, that is when you delve deeper than you knew you were capable of. You are head down smashing out the distance; wind at your … Continue reading Focus

A Failed Challenge?

It started out well. It ended well. Incomplete but complete enough. Not quite finished but above and beyond. I was looking for a challenge to motivate some riding. It was dark all the time, it was wet all the time. It was hard to want to go out and ride. I started following @iamTedKing on … Continue reading A Failed Challenge?

Stop time.

Stop time. Time stops. Time passes. Legs spin. Planned stop. Time stops. Focus.Food shop. Follow list. Pack bags. Go.Water tap. Warm layers. Go. Time passes. Legs spin. Stop time is absolutely key in ultra racing. Time spent not moving on the bike accumulates rapidly. Any efforts to ride fast can be wasted by minimal time spent … Continue reading Stop time.

The Commute

A grin spread across my face, my shoulders relaxed. I laughed out loud and yelled with joy! My mind was empty and my soul was free. Happiness. The wind blew in gusts, driving me across the road as my legs continuously spun the pedals. The rain came from the side in huge droplets, freezing any exposed … Continue reading The Commute