Being an athlete is simple – all you have to do is strive. blog.strava.com/strive/
The best cure for a little missing skin? Usually a sense of humor and a blast of clean water. Hose it off and stay upright next time!
“You ok?” “Need anything?” It’s a small courtesy that makes a big difference. Mechanicals are the worst, but there are always riders willing to lend a hand. Are you the one with an empty C02, or are you always carrying an extra tube?
What does it take to ride at full speed for an hour around a dead-flat loop in the middle of a busy urban port, full of huge trucks and railroad tracks so rough they crack rims – all for exactly $0 in prize money and barely a shred of glory? In a word, determination. Welcome to the POO, otherwise known as the weekly Port of Oakland ride.