The world fell apart on March 13, 2020. That's when the school I work at announced a temporary shut down. The "temporary" part lasted until the end of September. I was serious about social distancing to the point that I didn't leave my house. I also got no exercise. by July, my fitness was a mess. That's when I decided to buy a new bicycle. I didn't realize that EVERYONE else had also decided to buy new bicycles. I went to one of the Trek Superstores in San Diego and took a test ride on a Trek road bike. It was a nice bike, but it was built with a seat post that was too tall for me. The shop offered to swap out the seat post at an additional cost, which didn't make sense to me. I thought they should sell me a bike that fit me Soon after I left the shop, I got a message from the shop offering to swap out the seat post as an even exchange. However, the moment had passed and I didn't return the call. I'm glad I passed on the Trek, because, as I
Stuff I think about while riding my bicycle, trail running, hiking, or having an adventure with good friends.