But it’s a hard emotion to combat. It’s natural, often almost instinctual. So here is a practical tip I've learned to manage my anger, and a piece of advice.
South of San Francisco, in the heart of cycling country, you’ll find Morgan Hill and the home of Specialized Bicycle Components. The Specialized headquarters houses three buildings and 400 plus employees, plus this cool guy - Mike Sinyard, founder and chairman of Specialized Bicycle Components. I have to say, arriving at Specialized and being welcomed …
A writer - and, I believe, generally all people - must think that whatever happens to him/her is a resource. All things have been given to us for a purpose, and
What’s worse is that it’s far more pernicious than we think. Competition breeds jealousy, though we often give it prettier labels like “competitive spirit” or “stick-to-itiveness” or “ambition.”
We chatted about touring life for an hour, maybe two. Then Danny (the designated chef) started cooking - real food with actual vegetables - and I knew I
We all have a similar general purpose…To fully express the most authentic and unique expression of ourselves in a way that causes us to expand into our full potential, that serves others and serves what I call the "greater good".
Just three. They are, he said, in this order: Returning love for hate. Including the excluded. Admitting you are wrong.
I'm touring with this awesome new custom-built 2019 Specialized Diverge S-Works bike. And by “custom” I mean everything except the frameset was added to my specifications to ensure a comfortable ride.
On a larger level, living well is as a kind of civic duty we should each own. All of us are from different regions. But share a common goal. If you step backward you can observe how we, ourselves, are
This drive is what allows us to accomplish things. So it’s not all bad. The problem is
My second favorite thing is swimming. I’m very good at it. The BEST they say... Sometimes I can do it all day. When we are cycling it can be difficult to sit patiently until we reach our next swimming hole but
Mentally it should give you that empowered, grateful, selfless, bonus-round attitude best captured by Martin Luther King Jr., who said these words, just hours before he would suddenly and fatally meet an assassin's bullet: