Friday, November 27, 2009

Dusk to Dawn Perth, Western Australia

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Road Trip. Only this time I am flying & by myself. As I have said previously road trips with good people... I just hope I like myself?

Here is the event link Long way to travel for a 12 hour bike race? Maybe. From what I have heard of the trails & the organising of Simon I am confident it is not too far to travel.

Race mantra: along with the "Smooth flowing lines dog!" especially as I will be on the single speed this race, I haven't worked it out. I do know that I have hours on a plane today so plug in the ipod & the appropriate one will come to me.

What is my race mantra? My very first one for the Merida 24 hour earlier this year was "No Excuses!" I have found that my mind wanders & can often go into dangerous territory. Thoughts that don't do anything to keep the mind motivated to smashing out more kms. When my legs hurt, "No excuses", when I started hallucinating, "no excuese"... you get the picture. I just keep on saying it & the mind then gives up resisting & allows the rest of me to ride!

Until next time "Om Namah Shivaya"


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1 comment:

Rach said...

hitch a ride on 'jaman's zen moped'....instructions for boarding: concentrate on how to get from one side of town to the other with f'all fuel and a gutless scooter. That's how to ride a lap. smoooooooth conservation baby!!

How that relates to hoping 4 foot high trees I am NOT sure. Good luck dog. woop some WA ass.