Bike+Mountain+Dirt+Coffee = Smile

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I started the day off like any other day. Hot coffee, billowing with steam from the rim of the mug. The morning was a little cool as it was late spring. The grass had crystal droplets of dew that glistened in the morning fresh sunshine.

This was the day. I am going to ride my best ride yet. I was so excited. When I was young I would ride all day into the dusk only to rise again the next day and do it all…