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    Senior Member Velodiva's Avatar
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    Lance's Return and Love of Cycling

    Below is a link to an interesting article about Lance's return to racing written by one of his team mates. Bottom line - Lance simply loves cycling. The closing statement:
    "On a bike, riding alone, in that environment, I feel at peace and can escape. Pushing myself in training to attain new levels, I feel the rhythm of the pedal stroke, the spinning wheels, my breath and the ticking chain. My mind is focused as there is clarity making me content. In retirement, I bet Lance missed that as well."

    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/12/sp...in&oref=slogin
    In bocca al lupo!

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    www.ocrebels.com Rick@OCRR's Avatar
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    Thanks for the link; great article!

    Rick / OCRR

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    2011 TCR Advanced SL Spinz's Avatar
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    Thanks ------ Lp

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    I'm looking forward to when he starts again. Thanks for the artical.
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    Good article. Thanks. While I'm not remotely suggesting that I'm of the ilk as a professional rider, I do think a "non-cyclist" simply doesn't get it. We ride because we can't not ride.
    Oh I used to be disgusted and now I try to be amused. But since their wings have got rusted, you know, the angels wanna wear my red shoes. But when they told me 'bout their side of the bargain, that's when I knew that I could not refuse. And I won't get any older, now the angels wanna wear my red shoes.

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    Don't mince words Red Rider's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by bslevan View Post
    we ride because we can't not ride.
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    When my feet hit the floor in the morning, Satan shudders and says, "Oh, *****, she's awake!"

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