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    Will & Skill Go for a Ride

    I bit off more than I could chew…almost. A few years back I joined a bike club to satisfy a long held desire to go on longer rides. My first ride with the group started at 30 miles and worked up from there. A bit of a jump for me (that’s an understatement), but I stuck with it. There are advantages to biking in a pack. I felt safe biking on busy roads that felt more like highways and there was always a sense of camaraderie and good cheer for going the distance. Before joining the bike club I had developed a wonderful routine of biking at some of my favorite parks. I could slow down, speed up, zigzag or carve figures through the air with my arms, but what I loved most was taking in the sights, sounds, smells and the feel of the air rushing by me – pure joy!…