The Road Less Cycled

Last month, I received a bicycle for Christmas. I hadn’t been on a bicycle since before my son (a college freshman) was born, but I’ve missed the “honest exhaustion” of cycling. I’m not an exercise nut by any stretch of the imagination–my favorite exercise is the Coffee Mug Lift–but in rediscovering my love of bicycling, I’m learning some other important lessons too. Today, I’m talking about the choice to take the “road less cycled.” When you live in an urban area, where almost every road has a bicycle “path,” it’s common to see cycles and cyclists on the streets. Some

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