• SPOKE: You Never Know When the Last Moments Will Be

    Submitted by 303cycling on March 4th, 2018

    By Becky Furuta “You never know when the last moments will be, so you have to be present for them all.” Callie Halls, best host housing ever, St. Louis, MO Driving to the Halls’ house was like driving to the home I never had. It was a beautiful, lemon-yellow house on a tree-lined street withRead More

    • SPOKE: Becky Furuta on Bikes, and Life – Entitlement

      Submitted by 303cycling on February 18th, 2018

      By Becky Furuta A great burden is lifted in sport and in life when you come to the realization that no one owes you anything at all. Athletes, by definition, have a competitive spirit. It’s why we do what we do. It’s the reason I am on the bike trainer at 4am, in the silentRead More

      • SPOKE: Becky Furuta on Bikes, and Life – Today is my Favorite Day

        Submitted by 303cycling on January 21st, 2018

        A ride down memory lane. A beginning-of-the-week thought, brought to you by Becky Furuta “Today is my favorite day.” 6 year old girl, shaking my hand at Tulsa Tough, Tulsa, Oklahoma Every moment, we have a thousand thoughts floating through our heads, and many of them are negative or limiting. You don’t have to believeRead More

        • SPOKE: Becky Furuta on Bikes, and Life – From 30,000-feet

          Submitted by 303cycling on January 14th, 2018

          A ride down memory lane. By Becky Furuta “You should judge your success by what you had to give up to achieve it.” Guy in seat 24C, flight from Alicante, Spain to Madrid. I was eating a rhubarb croissant, and thinking about how tired my body felt. I had a separated right shoulder, road rashRead More

          • SPOKE: Becky Furuta on Bikes, and Life – Denmark

            Submitted by 303cycling on January 1st, 2018

            A ride down memory lane. By Becky Furuta “My strength doesn’t come from the weakness of another.” Jerome Saydee, Economics Student in West Liberia, at a global conference Copenhagen, Denmark Some people feel uncomfortable if they are not the richest, strongest or most intelligent person in the room. Worse, there are those who will bringRead More