For the past few years I have been hearing about how great Naples, Florida is for ElliptiGO riders. Candidly, I hadn’t really paid much attention to those comments because a lot of people tell me that their city is “the number one bike city in America” or “the absolute perfect place for ElliptiGOs.”
The good news is, I have a lot more appreciation for how winter can throw a wrench in a training plan. I also have a ton more respect for the folks that are out there riding in the cold. That’s a gutsy move! Not riding for almost a month because of the cold is a tough way to learn about the impacts of winter, but I’m glad I have really internalized it now.
As the Marine Corps Birthday and Veterans Day approach this year, I am thankful to be a Veteran and particularly proud to be a Marine Veteran. I am also humbled by those who have sacrificed much more than I was ever asked to as a Marine, whether that was serving in combat, being on the front lines of the civil rights movement, surviving the Holocaust, or being a first responder in a time of crisis.