In some of my ramblings across the internet last weekend, I came across a quote that was attributed to the great Eddie Merckx. It went like this:
The best way to get faster and stronger isn’t to buy upgrades. It is to ride up grades.
I thought that was kind of cool, and it stuck with me for a couple of days, so at the end of my lunch hour on Monday, I tweeted it out to my eleven followers.
No more than a couple of hours later, I noticed that I hadn’t turned the page of my Bicycling calender over for April. When I did, I found this: (more…)