Pulled in the Wake

But for me, my trip had developed its own center of gravity. It was pulling me in its wake rather than me attempting to push it along.

Patagonia Cycling Photo

I have failed so many times trying to conjure the words that properly capture the meaning of this quote. Sometimes it feels like a totally acceptable loss of control.

Aside from the existential lure, this is an inspiring story that should make the hairs on the back of your neck tingle a bit. You don’t come back from a 2-year (18,500 miles!) bike trip the same person. Not even a little bit. Worth a read: How a Tour Changed One Man’s Life and Career

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