Saturday, April 14, 2012

Their Common Life

By Jack McCallum from Bicycling

Bobby Lea is quiet. Syd Lea is exuberant. Bobby is an Olympic bike racer. Syd is a Special Olympics bike racer. One of these brothers just might need the other more than anyone ever imagined.

When brothers agree, no fortress is so strong as their common life.
Antisthenes, Greek philosopher

ON A CHILLY AUTUMN morning in Washington, DC, with the sun still catching its last bit of sleep, the Lea family clusters around the youngest, Syd, 26, getting him ready for a 110-kilometer ride they will take together at the Audi Best Buddies Challenge, an event that pairs mainstream and intellectually challenged riders.

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