. . . climb by night

. . . Because there is a risk inherent in biking – especially at such high speeds, travelling so closely packed.  Fritz has ridden this ride for thirteen years without mishap, Eldest plans to ride it many many times in the future, but as in anything, there is always a risk.

Nothing, though, like the certain risk of the expensive, painful, lingering deaths that wait at the end of a life spent immobile, stuck in front of our culture’s many screens, popping high-fructose morsels and never moving a muscle. . . .

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[story: “The Bike Report: Breaking News“]

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