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Hooker Falls in Dupont State Forest, Brevard NC

Hooker Falls in Dupont State Forest, Brevard NC

If you’re not a cyclist, you look at a bike and see a toy, or a simple machine; an assemblage of parts, wheels frame handlebar saddle, that add up to something you did as a kid. But if you are a cyclist, you see something else.

You can't ride a fat bike without a smile on your face.

You can’t ride a fat bike without a smile on your face.

You see a way to experience the world, get somewhere you need to be, spend time in the woods, get your thrills, health, more ice cream, competition, carry groceries, commune with friends and family, de-stress after a long day or week or month or year or decade, challenge yourself, overcome fears.

Whitefish Trail, Montana

Whitefish Trail, Montana

You remember all the miles, trails, hills, smells, pain, joy, friends, weekend trips, adventures, and beers you consumed after. You see access to a better life, a machine that literally takes you places, sometimes places you can’t otherwise go.

Slickrock at the top of a long climb in Dupont State Forest, Brevard NC

Slickrock at the top of a long climb in Dupont State Forest, Brevard NC

If you’re not a cyclist, look at your friends who ride, and envy them, because we get to ride our bikes. Or better yet, get up off the couch and find a bike and a friend, and let us show you the PURE UNBRIDLED HAPPINESS we enjoy regularly on two wheels.

Railroad Bridge, connecting Tom Brown Park to Alford Greenway in Tallahassee

Railroad Bridge, connecting Tom Brown Park to Alford Greenway in Tallahassee

Twilight Trail, Tallahassee

Twilight Trail, Tallahassee

Team GBS at Santos after a fast lap.

Team GBS at Santos after a fast lap.

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About Josh Bolick

Josh Bolick works at Florida State University Libraries in the Office of Scholarly Communication.
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