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Rantings Of A Bike Loser!!!(4 posts)

Rantings Of A Bike Loser!!!BigLeadOutGuy
Jun 5, 2002 7:02 AM
Hey Everyone!!
I havent been posting in sometime now...I wanted to stop in and see how everyone is doing. I hope everyone is training hard and getting some good results. I have been doing waaaay too much training...I got layed off from work so i have all the time in the world to be on my bike and im loving it. But I do need to get a new job soon. Till than I will love every minute i spend on my bike =)
How is everyone else doing?
Fill me in on what ive missed!!!
stay stoked everyone!!!
re: Rantings Of A Bike Loser!!!mixinbeatz
Jun 5, 2002 8:35 AM
I am doing ok.
I had a crash a month ago and spent the last three weeks doing tempo rides and drinking beer watching the Giro. Needless to say my first race back, I got shelled big time. Although I did make a stupid breakaway, and wasted a lot of energy, I just didn't feel snappy. I am back doing intervals on the trainer and learned a valuable lesson and it is as follows.... If a program is working make sure you stick to it for the WHOLE season. By not doing enough interval work, I really lost a lot of my ability to jump out of the corners in the crits! I am back on focus and hopefully can pull a few more good results out of the season. My mental state is as good as ever!
Positive VibesLeGrimper
Jun 6, 2002 1:35 AM

Thanks for all the positive energy man. Youll have a new job before you know it and all those extra kms will seem like a distant memory. Your no loser, you cheer me up no end with your posts.

Enjoy the time while you have it and try not to stress too much about the work situ. Ive been there and it works out. You should be going like a train before too long with all the extra miles. Catch 22, you have the time but need the money. You have the money but cant spare any time. Life hey?

Season is going to plan, a few milestones met. We have the Sydney (Australia) Championships this weekend. All the hard cases come out of the woodwork. Nervous but looking forward to mixing it with the big boys.

Post again soon some time!

Thanks LeGrimp!BigLeadOutGuy
Jun 6, 2002 4:14 PM
thanks for the kind words grimp!
Im loving the time on my bike....Im really not in any rush to get a job...ive got some money saved so I can survive for a bit...but its just kinda weird not going to work everyday! hahaha
im sure ill get over it though! haha
good luck with the race!!
Stay stoked