Wind and Rain

winter seems to be here. it was very blustery today. i did some hardcore base miles. whenever it’s like this it’s worth considering what it really could be like.

“It’s a bollocks, you’re working like an animal, you don’t have time to piss, you wet your pants. You’re riding in mud like this, you’re slipping … it’s a pile of shit.”

Theo de Rooj, Paris Roubaix, 1985


To paraphrase Sean Kelly: get your kit on, and go out and do your ride. Then when you get home decide if it was too wet or not.


2 thoughts on “Wind and Rain

  1. hazler December 5, 2011 / 9:54 pm

    great picture and great little post. Must admit I am enjoying exploring your blog. It seems I still have lots to learn 🙂

  2. traumfahrrad December 7, 2011 / 5:34 pm

    i am glad you like it. it has been even windier and rainier today.

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