Cycling

When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.

— Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle

The preceding resonates with me. Exercise aside, I find that I do some of my best thinking on the bike.

After riding extensively as a boy, I resumed cycling in 2006, riding a hybrid up and down the Santa Fe Trail near Colorado Springs. In 2009, I bought my first road bike, after some encouragement from my friend Kirk. It quickly became a serious hobby of mine.

Current Equipment

Resources

Recommended Events

I’ve been fortunate to participate in numerous “t-shirt rides”, both good and bad. I recommend the following events without reservation:

 

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