Cables. The Good the Bad and the Ugly.
Thank you cable and build obsessed bike shops, thank you for spending three hours building my bike when you could have done it in 30 minutes... and dear pump them out shops, please spend a few more minutes to bring beauty to all of our worlds. #crimesagainstcabling
World Everesting Project Curve Belgie Spirit
The World Everesting Project requires a suitably eric rig. It has to hit all the right notes: lightness for the insane amount of climbing, comfort for the many, many, many (many) hours in the saddle, and rugged for the brutal conditions it'll push through. Below is the full build spec. Cue the aubergines.
Everything Ends - Managing Pain, Discomfort and Suffering
A lot of cycling involves managing pain and discomfort, particularly when talking about endurance efforts. We're not talking about damaging pain, such as what you might experience from an injury.
Rather it's pushing through a period of suffering, sometimes deep suffering, to achieve that which you set out to do.