|It's a long way to the top if you want to rock and roll.|
Watching a bunch of grown men sweat and wrestle late into the evening last night, it occurred to me that Cycling, in a way that doesn't always exist in sports, is fair to those that pursue greatness. Unlike certain other sports where, through luck, teamwork, bullying, outright miracles, or other outside forces, you can win despite being substantially inferior. See here, Denver Broncos. See also, Tim Tebow. They're winning a freakish amount right now. Realistically, though, they're never the better team. Racing bikes isn't like that, and contrary to popular opinion and excepting drug use, there is only one way to the top:
You've got to climb there.