Cycling Stories

2 Chains

December 27, 2019


2 Chains

2 chains

2 rear tires

2 seatpost collars

2 rolls of handlebar tape

2 brake cables

A derailleur rebuild.

4 bottles of orange seal

4 pairs of brake pads

22 pounds, carried into the wind.

Dozens of dents and scratches (machine and man)

Hundreds of unforgettable moments

Thousands of perspective shifts.

1 goal: ride 4,000 miles in 2019

Check ✔

2019 was a rollercoaster, so it feels great to win one.

Next year, I see 5,000 miles on my horizon …

What about you? What’s your 2020 cycling goal?

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Derek has more than two decades of experience as a cyclist, and is the founder of TreadBikely. He currently travels full-time with his family via RV, enjoying the country's best biking destinations. A secular Buddhist, Derek frequently explores the intersection of cycling, mindfulness, and compassion in his writing. #rolloutblissout
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