Cyclocross Racer Ben Jacques Maynes

While some believe that cyclocross is the poster sport for cycling sadists, bike geeks and singlespeed freaks, Ben Jacques Maynes loves it for its purity. In one of his Surf City cyclocross race postings, he asks, "Have you ever gotten into that phase of a race where you just go through the same motions over and over until they all seem the blend into one? It's kind of like Zen racing, turning your progression around the lap into a mantra of motions and sensations that seem to converge to perfection."

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