It’s the first hot day of spring and David slams the shed door shut with a new optimism.
“Parenthood mixed with a career left me wanting,” David opens, pedalling in the direction of the woods. “Having to focus on family and work meant I was left with no time to ride. Sure, you can be selfish when you’re young. But when others rely on you, you need to make sacrifices. I figured that the buzz of a rapid descent would just be a souvenir from my youth, shelved until later in life when the kids move out.”