Tag Archives: balance

Life is on the Wire

The immigration agent asked, “What is the purpose of your trip sir?” Wallenda presented his passport and replied, "To inspire people around the world to follow their dreams and never give up."

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Life Lessons from the Bike: Slipping, Sliding and Sticking

Fighting the bike, over-correcting, and freezing into a rigid posture are sure ways to take a tumble off road and in life. As the Serenity Prayer reminds us, there are things we can change, things we can't and knowing the difference is the key to success.

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Reverb10, Day 24: Everything’s OK

Prompt: What was the best moment that could serve as proof that everything is going to be alright? And how will you incorporate that discovery into the year ahead?

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Reverb10, Day 20: Beyond Avoidance

The Prompt: Beyond Avoidance. What should you have done this year but didn’t because you were too scared, worried, unsure, busy or otherwise deterred from doing? (Bonus: Will you do it?)

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Balance, Focus, Correction

In the past couple of months since deciding to become a motorsports athlete (!) I've been struck time and again how driving a motorcycle brings my attention to the spiritual path.

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Newtonian Physics and Balancing a Motorcycle

An experienced biker, my brother's been telling me to try the BMW 650 and I’ve hesitated because of its height. I’m a new rider with a 28? inseam and I WANT MY FEET ON THE GROUND! He, like other experienced riders, poo-poos this preference, saying, “If you get both feet on the ground you’ll develop bad riding habits that require both feet on the ground…if you can ride dirt bike style and stop with one foot you can ride anything.”

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