Why is our sport of cycling so deeply captivating? Is it the depth of suffering we feel when we push too far? Is it the fact that what we feel often engages all of our senses and that no ride is ever as memorable as the ones where we suffer worst? Is it the never-ending temptation to overextend ambition -- be it the pace of a climb or the distance of ride? Agony becomes a means of ecstasy. In this way, every cyclist is one part mystic and one part athlete.We see the occasional photo that captures this darkness. And from time to time an inspired article or even a book (run, don't walk, to buy a copy of Tim Krabbe's
My god, it's like herpes. You can treat it, but it'll just rear its ugly head again in 6 months.
So I just unsubscribed for the 3rd time in 2 years... which is interesting because I've had a USAC license for about 2 years. Has anyone else had the same experience? US Masters Swimming does the s ... Read More »
I haven't had a magazine subscription in a decade. But, I'm thinking about getting some kind of fitness magazine - covering general fitness, e.g. abs, weight-lifting, nutrition, etc. But, it seems that magazines make some assumptions about men when it comes to fitness...
- We don't know there are o ... Read More »
this bike here:
.... pardon me for saying so, but what year is it now? Have I been magically transported to Brooklyn 1999?
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I currently have a subscription to Bicycling Magazine, mainly because it was dirt cheap, but I am looking for recommendations for a good road cycling magazine. Preference would be something in print but online would work too. Anyone know of a good one?Read More »