I remember a time when I was a younger and doing a lot of road races, when you simply planned out your racing calendar on the fly as you went through the year. For better or worse, those days are over. Now we’re planning, developing, mulling over, and plopping down big bucks on those race calendars.
Every race is a puzzle. You throw all the pieces out on the table and see if you can put them together in the correct spots to make something…