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View Poll Results: What made you a better cyclist?
Burn-off anger; unfairly treated at work. 3 23.08%
Fear, needed to get mind of serious problem. 3 23.08%
Friendship, wanted to be with others. 3 23.08%
Alternative. Couldn't see yourself running. 4 30.77%
Laughter. Rude comment about your abilities. 1 7.69%
Fury. Rude joke from someone of opposite sex. 0 0%
Dissappointment, letting yourself go physically. 4 30.77%
Love of outdoors. Just needed badly to get out. 8 61.54%
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Old 10-21-05, 06:57 PM   #1
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What situation improved your road speed the most?

Usually something happened to get you totally motivated.
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Injury.
Had 2 bad injuries this summer that put me in more pain than I've had to handle before. Made me handle pain on the bike better.
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Commuting happened.

Being late does wonders for speed.
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1. Steep decline.

2. Strong tailwind.
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i need another option: overwhelmed: a need to get away from others and into my own head
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Hyperactivity. Whenever I get a bad case of the ya-yas, I take care of it by having myself a sprint-fest.
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I had to choose fear....it was when I was 13 and trying to outrun a cop (patrol car). Ole Lance hisself would not have caught me that day...but the cop did.
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Quote:
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1. Steep decline.

2. Strong tailwind.
Ummmm......what he said!!!!!
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You left out:

"Competition, beating and crushing the other little kids until they cry!"
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