By Wilfried de Jong
Here they arrive. the following they're. There they move. It’s in every single place, consigned to the earlier once again.
We can nonetheless see the mud-spattered bottom of a straggler, sitting crooked on his motorcycle after a fall. the surface of his elbow has been grazed uncooked, the airborne dirt and dust of the journey flooring into the wound. yet he needs to move on. The journey waits for no man…
Wilfried de Jong is a celebrity of Dutch activities writing and broadcasting. during this award-winning number of biking stories, his comedian, melancholic, existential attraction unlocks a game that includes rather a lot soreness, punishment, isolation and a excessive likelihood of failure. freeing and encouraging, Wilfried ponders existence, love and dying on his relied on motorcycle, chasing the essence of our lifestyles opposed to the backdrop of significant biking occasions or whereas roaming on my own in nature.
Whether he's describing being ejected from Paris-Roubaix, a terminal incident with a chicken whereas out driving, portray the drama that unfolds in a forgotten café as they look ahead to the journey to go, or explaining why he's status stark bare on Belgian cobbles with a tyre in his hand within the morning mist, he continually uncovers the genuine soul of biking – why we do it, why we watch it, why we hate it, why we like it – stripped bare.
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