On the Futility of Momentum

Everything starts from stillness.  That is the first paradox.  Balance becomes hardest when the speed approaches zero, and no one wants to dump their bike.  But experienced riders know that it is easy to ride fast but it takes skill to ride slow.  This is the second paradox.  To get better at speed, first learn to go slow.  This is the Wahlberg principle:  Slow is smooth, smooth is fast.


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