Month: January 2016

Target Fixation – Don’t Look at the Ice!

  There’s a racing phenomena known as “target fixation.”  In mountain biking, target fixation happens when a rider becomes so completely focused on a particular obstacle that the rest of the world is ignored, and the rider actually steers toward the obstacle, instead of away from it.    Stated more simply, […]

My Escape

Packed up to go home, the weight of work still pressing on me.  My jaw clenched, I avoid making eye contact with coworkers as I head toward the door.  Nothing left for polite talk. Still, my bike clothes stand out, a curiosity among all the business dress.  I am different […]