Embracing the Joy of Biking: A Personal Journey

Hello everyone,

I wanted to start a conversation about something that holds a special place in my heart – biking. Biking isn’t just a mode of transportation; it’s a source of endless joy and a way to connect with the world around us.

I remember my first bike, a simple hand-me-down with training wheels. The sense of freedom and empowerment I felt when those training wheels came off is something I’ll never forget. As I grew older, my bike became a trusted companion, taking me on adventures through my neighborhood, down winding trails, and even on spontaneous journeys to discover new places.

One of the most incredible experiences biking has given me is the chance to appreciate nature in a unique way. Riding through scenic routes, feeling the sun on my skin, and breathing in the fresh air – it’s a form of therapy that always brings a smile to my face. There’s something truly magical about the way biking allows us to immerse ourselves in the beauty of our surroundings.

I’ve also had the pleasure of meeting fellow biking enthusiasts along the way. Whether it’s sharing tips on bike maintenance, recommending trails, or simply exchanging knowing nods as we pass each other on the road, there’s a sense of camaraderie that transcends words.

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I’d love to hear your biking stories and experiences. Do you have a favorite biking memory or a go-to trail that you absolutely love? Let’s share our passion for biking and inspire each other to embrace the joy it brings.

Keep pedaling and keep smiling!

Hudson Chris

Two memories stand out, back in the 80s:

  • Riding the Lassen Park Century and climbing up Lassen Peak. I had to stop dozens of times to catch my breath, but it was a great ride.
  • Riding up Mary’s Peak outside Corvallis when it was still cold out and snow on the ground. My biking friend and I tore up a garbage bag that we found at the top to line the inside of our jerseys so the downhill journey wouldn’t be too cold. I still remember my legs shaking on the downhill side.
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