Recycling Youth

BIKING ACROSS COUNTRY AT 16. THEN AT 60. AND 65. Stephen Jones When I was 16, I took a bike trip across the country, riding from New Jersey to San Francisco with a friend in 54 days. We had ridden up to Martha’s Vineyard a couple of years earlier and we thought this would be a fantastic thing to do. We wanted to live fast and die young, even if we never made it to 30. And, oh yeah, we would be heroes to the girls. When I got into my 30s–not surprisingly–I began to think [...]
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