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[RC] What is wrong with "square one?" (was: Survey...) - k s swigart

From: Carla Richardson richardson.carla@xxxxxxxxx

? OTOH, Kat,?I don't want it stepped up, as you're suggesting, that
?only 100 miles be considered endurance!? Because, then I'm back
?at square one!? <LOL>

Call me wierd, but what is wrong with being "back at square one?"? 

As it seems to me that the alternative is "been there, done that."

Personally, I like to set goals that are virtually (if not totally) 
unattainable as they provide something to continue to strive for, and if I ever 
achieve any of them, I WANT to go back to square one (i.e. move on to something 

My personal desire to define endurance at 100 miles is because, it is obvious 
from the completion statistics, that that is the distance where it becomes 
difficult to achieve.? Riding 50 miles in 12 hours is not difficult (if the 
statistics are to be believed) because routinely more than 90% of the people 
who try, succeed.? 

For me, it is only through failure that success becomes truly meaningful.? Am I 
alone in this attitude?

Orange County, Calif.

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[RC] Survey: What is "the Sport"? (was: Pony Club Endurance...), k s swigart
Re: [RC] Survey: What is "the Sport"? (was: Pony Club Endurance...), Carla Richardson