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That's bike racing? Really?

Updated: April 27, 2012, 11:25 AM ET
By Kathryn Bertine

That's bike racing.

In cycling, this is the phrase we use to shrug off the complexities and challenges of our sport. Got a flat tire in a really important race? Break your collarbone after overlapping wheels with a competitor? Lose your water bottles after running over a nasty pothole?

That's bike racing.

I rather dislike this phrase. The annoying accuracy and honesty robs me of the chance to wallow in misery when something goes wrong. Granted, I've never been ...

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