What does this man know that you don't, part 2.
This is Ahmed Belgasem, who finished dead last in the recently concluded men's cycling road race in the Beijing Olympics. Mr. Belgasem, representing the hopes and dreams of the great nation of Libya, thus claimed the Lanterne Rouge. We are reliably informed of these facts by a lady of the country of unimpeachable reputation, an oracle really, who hangs her hat here. Give ear, o ye multitude.
The point is, when the road is hot, the ride is long, and life looks like a bad dream in technicolor, determination and grit is what brings you home-not star quality, great legs, a pretty face or any number of artful chemical dodges.