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The Measure of My Success is not the Time on My Sheet.

December 2015
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There is one main thing I learned in 2015, better than any cycling tip related to breathing, cadence or stamina… better even than some silly tip to keep my weight where I need it to be fast up a hill.  It’s better than any Endomondo (or Strava) piece of data.

I learned this year that the measure of my success in cycling is not about some silly stat or place in the field.

The measure of my success is the size of the smile on my face while I’m turning the pedals over…

And my smile has been big this year.

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I didn’t care about the rest.  I’m too old for that $#!+.

Of course, being fast doesn’t hurt either. 😉

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8 Comments

  1. Dan says:

    Amen and AMEN!!

  2. Absolutely. After all if you’re not enjoying riding your bike, then you’re doing something wrong!

  3. Kecia says:

    After lots of contemplation, I may have to steal this 😉

  4. Wild winds, rain, 50+ miles today and still grinning, mad fools?

  5. Manu Stanley says:

    Very meaningful thought! Yes, smiles matter bigger than miles!! 🙂

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