Learning is Not a Competition

The revelation earlier this week that Canadian Cycling hero Ryder Hesjedal had been a doper and a cheater came as no surprise to those of us who have spent good chunks of our lives involved in the world of elite cycling.  Road racers claim the culture of doping gives them no choice but to cross […]

What Do We Care About?

Yesterday, while driving along the Trans-Canada Highway north of Thunder Bay, we met a group of cyclists.  We meet and pass cyclists on the T-C all summer long.  It is a dangerous stretch of highway.  Some sections have about 4 inches of paved shoulder before a drop off into gravel.  The highway is under construction. […]

Lanterne Rouge

    Photo Credit: One-Fat-Man via Compfight cc A friend once said to me, “I never expect much of anything. That way, I am never disappointed.” It’s an odd way to live.  I would sooner set my sights very high, and learn to get over any hint of disappointment. Reflecting on that makes me think […]