It’s not the falling off that hurts, it’s the landing.
Training is like wrestling a bear – you don’t stop just because you’re tired.
You are one ride away from a good mood.
“Age and treachery will overcome youth and skill.” Fausto Coppi
Four wheels move your body, two wheels move your soul.
“It never gets easier, you just get faster.” Greg LeMond
The older I get, the faster I was.
“Ride as much or as little, or as long or as short as you feel. But ride.” Eddy Merckx.
It’s only a hill, get over it.
“As long as I breathe, I attack.” Bernard Hinault.
Keep the rubber side down.
“Don’t buy upgrades, ride up grades.” Eddy Merckx.
Before thinking about buying a lighter bike, make yourself lighter.
If someone finds me collapsed on the road, please pause my Garmin.
When I was younger I asked my dad how many hills were left towards the end of the ride, he would reply: “It’s all downhill. Except for the uphill bits.”
This is a recovery ride for me today. You know, just in case I’m a little slower on the hills.