A person should set his goals as early as he can and devote all his energy and talent to getting there. With enough effort, he may achieve it. Or he may find something that is even more rewarding.

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Cycling is much a mind game. You have to believe in yourself and overcome the weakness in your mind.

The bicycle racing season is almost over. Nationals are happening this week. Riders are at their peak fitness, so what do you do now? Well there are lots of fun options for continuing your off season fitness. There are many Fall centuries to participate in. Perhaps the most popular off season discipline now is cyclocross. Local cyclocross races will begin mid September and there are plenty of races to participate in. It will keep you in shape in the off season and prepare you for next seasons road and criterium racing!