Moments after disappearing from the camera’s sight, Dirk picked up a trashcan found in the visitors’ hallway of Oracle Arena, and in a failed attempt to exorcise the burden of defeat that hung on his shoulders, hurled it against a sheetrock wall.

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There’s Hemingway’s old bit about bullfighting and car racing, of course, but bikes are an even more perverse extension—totally exposed humans at ever-increasing speeds somehow allowed to continue racing one another from a very young age amid perpetual political bickering over safety, economic and environmental concerns.

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