THE TRI-CHRONICLES: Endurance Sports and Suffering

THE TRI-CHRONICLES: Endurance Sports and Suffering

In a recent Bicycling article, one of the greatest cyclists Eddy Merckx said something about cycling talent being more about the ability to suffer than giftedness. That’s good news. It means if you aren’t blessed with the physical attributes of elite athletes, there’s...
THE TRI-CHRONICLES: Good Manners and Good Karma

THE TRI-CHRONICLES: Good Manners and Good Karma

Early in my cycling days, I encountered a lot of mechanical issues. Part of the problem was the fact I was a newbie – I didn’t know much about bikes. The other part of the problem was not replacing parts that should be replaced like tires. Big mistake!  What I...