Chad Haga Blog: Cycling’s sinister game

by Bicycle NewsSeptember 24, 20180 comments

What if…?

It’s a sinister game that athletes play with themselves any time a victory was within reach but ultimately slipped away, and it’s a game that I’ve found myself playing a couple of times this year.

As a domestique, , , , but it’s important to – at least occasionally – go all-in in pursuit of throwing your hands in the air. These days, those opportunities usually come in the form of time trials.

ADVERTISEMENT
Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Portsmouth, UK

While my spring was aimed at peak form during the Giro d’Italia to help Tom Dumoulin as he attempted to defend his title, , , , the evidence of commitment to the process at 50kph.

The Giro went very well for Tom, and my performance in the time trial pegged me as a favorite for the national championships in the next month, the only date on my calendar circled as the one I wanted to win.

When that day drew to an end, , “What if?”

You can read more at Cyclingnews.com

getLinks(); ?>