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When I find a new hobby, it needs to turn into a project or a competition with myself. It's not that I get bored but I also need to move the goalposts. I can't just enjoy it for what it is. Don't get me wrong, I get massive enjoyment out of it and having a goal in mind and a path to reach it only enhances the experience for me.

Last year, I cycled a couple of times in late April/early May and developed a bit of a cycling bug. I've always been partial to the odd long cycle a few times a year but this time it felt different. To keep momentum and interest, I decided that I was going to cycle 1,000 miles in 2019. I had a shitty Walmart bike that gave up on me in the middle of summer and took a couple of weeks before taking the plunge and investing in a real bike. I hit my thousand miles in early September and didn't do much (read: any) cycling again until early January of this year. I've only recently started in on it again and I can't just do it for the enjoy…

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