I just finished watching a replay of the 2010 Paris-Roubaix, who seriously attacks solo 48km from home and ends up winning by a couple of minutes? The man with the motor, the biggest motor of all, Fabian Cancellara, that’d be who.
OK, I’m not a Pozzato fan after the Simeoni Armstrong affair but, looking at this picture, I’m asking myself “have I ever seen a photo quite as cool as this in my entire fat life?”. The answer I am thinking of is “perhaps just once, when Deano was in full rainbow body suit on his Scott mountain bike.”.
It is exactly the attainability, which differentiates a dream from a goal: Goals are reachable, when you fight for them. Dreams are not. Athletes shouldn’t dream, but set goals for themselves and fight for them.