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Riding Home for New Year’s Eve — Part III, Conclusion

Continued from Part II. Conclusion Three weeks later, I’m recovering from ankle tendonitis and feeling very removed from the adventurer who found exhilaration, wonder, and the generosity of strangers on the road. Who endured fatigue and self-doubt on dark lonely highways. Yet, I can recover each day in sparkling detail. I can’t say that about … Continue reading

Riding Home for New Year’s Eve — Part II

Continued from Part I. Last spring, a friend rode from San Francisco to Bakersfield in less than a day. Chatting over chicken pot pies two days later, he said he was looking for his breaking point and mused, with a quiet sort of delight, that he didn’t hit it. Infected by this madness, I’ve been … Continue reading

Riding Home for New Year’s Eve — Part I

A couple days after Christmas, I went on my usual bike ride in the East Bay Hills and reflected on 2011. There was as glaring gap in the year’s activitides — I had forgone an epic bike tour! With four days left in the year, it was decided — I was going to load up … Continue reading

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