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Old 01-23-20, 12:50 PM
PBP Ancien (2007)
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Originally Posted by ThermionicScott View Post

I'm curious how your recovery went in the months and years after 2007.
Not too well actually. I think, mentally, PBP was my 'Everest' and having achieved it I took my foot of the gas at the very same time that I took up a new hobby (flight sims and computer graphics) that was quite enjoyable but way too sedentary. The weight piled on and, quite simply, I stopped riding my bike. Not long after, the recession kicked in and trying to hang on to my job and putting our daughter through university took priority.
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