I’m touring with this awesome new custom-built 2019 Specialized Diverge S-Works bike. And by “custom” I mean everything except the frameset was added to my specifications to ensure a comfortable ride.
On a larger level, living well is as a kind of civic duty we should each own. All of us are from different regions. But share a common goal. If you step backward you can observe how we, ourselves, are
This drive is what allows us to accomplish things. So it’s not all bad. The problem is
My second favorite thing is swimming. I’m very good at it. The BEST they say… Sometimes I can do it all day. When we are cycling it can be difficult to sit patiently until we reach our next swimming hole but
Mentally it should give you that empowered, grateful, selfless, bonus-round attitude best captured by Martin Luther King Jr., who said these words, just hours before he would suddenly and fatally meet an assassin’s bullet:
There was plenty of food and water to wait out the weather. Plus my phone, laptop and power bank were all at full charge. I was comfortable right where I was. Or was I?
Ginger drinks a lot, and if I also use free water for cooking, tea and brushing my teeth, I can cut down my carried water consumption. So we were ready to wait out the weather. Or pray for a break in the rain…
But lets clarify. Not nothing, less. Do only what’s essential. Which brings a new satisfaction, to do less, better.
I’m beyond grateful that our tour across the USA is starting in Washington state and as we push forward cycling into Oregon the reality of the alluring nature, charming kindness, and