But then today, I had a near fatal miss. Will spare you the details, but safe to say I was doing the right thing but two cars passing a dump truck were coming head on at me as i was riding the opposite side shoulder. They past me going the other direction inches away at 60 mph. Lights out no question.
I have a 9 year old, 7 year old and while after 20 years of doing this I do define myself as a triathlete, I have lots of other sports passion I can focus on. And would really like to see the second half of my life.
There is no question roads are less safe, or perhaps I have been on them long enough as I age I am increasingly aware that my number could be up soon and I am just not sure if it's worth it anymore.
I have a garage full of bikes, but I am contemplating hanging it up. I can just focus on running, tennis, skiing, maybe even mountain biking... it's just a collar bone it's not death.
So I need to perhaps road ride in larger groups more, I have a garmin vario... but is it just time to move on and walk away cold turkey?
Does anyone know how to do this or any successful ways to call it a day?