On a seven-week bicycle trip across the United States, we all learned a lot about ourselves, our situations, and our colleagues. Here's what our homespun Texas philosopher, cattle man, rodeo rider, and family doctor David Ramsey says he learned.
David Ramsey, a wiseman on two wheels.
The smoother the pavement, the shorter the distance you'll be on it.
Don't try to talk during climbs, especially to women, unless you want to be embarrassed.
In July, nothing ever really dries out in the Midwest.
When you live out of a dufflebag, the things you really need are always on the bottom.
Age is a relatively minor feature compared to mindset.
Physical appearances have little to do with physical abilities.
You don't have to have ice in your water when you are really thirsty.
Real friends help you even when you say you don't need it.
First impressions of people are often wrong, though not always.
Things hurt a lot worse when you focus on them.
You can go to sleep while sweating profusely.
Awfully big projects can be accomplished by just daily working at the goal.