Getting back in the saddle

Think back to your youth - your very first ride with no training wheels, the sense of accomplishment, control and balance. As your confidence built, the feeling changed to exhilaration and joy as you tested your limits. Always a little faster and further, the wind in your face. And then the freedom you felt as you got older, meeting friends at the park, the library or the corner store on your own. Your bicycle was your transportation, a good friend, and your entertainment. At some point, the bicycle was replaced with other modes of transportation. It was relegated to the depths of the garage, and the joy you felt while you rode was forgotten. It's time to dig it out, dust it off, and make friends again.