I just spent almost an hour of my life reading that guy's blog.
Originally Posted by Team-Robot
And when's it's all said and done, this is what non-racers miss out on: the inarguable, undeniable fact that stares you straight in the face every time you look at a results sheet after what you thought was a great run. Looking at the long list of people that appear above your name, most of whom you've probably never heard of, and counting the number of people that were within one or two seconds of your time and could have easily beaten you if things had gone differently, you realize in absolute terms that you really are not special, and nothing you do on your bike is special. There is an almost infinite supply of riders who are as good or better than you