I have known since November that I was going to do this 4K ride, but only recently have I been able to train on my actual 4K bike. The bike itself did not arrive until late March after I reached my first fundraising goal of $4,500 and before that I had mostly been indoors or on the occasional run weather permitting. Since March my rides have been somewhat limited, both by time and my comfort.
But last Friday I got a full fitting on the Guru machine at Bike Doctor in Frederick, MD – wonderful place. The set me up with a new saddle, new higher seat post, and a stem extension. It was overall a wonderful experience, and they even threw in free labor because of my cause! To top it all off they knew I was on a short timeline so they installed my new parts and adjusted my gears/brakes right then and there while I took a lunch trip over to Chipotle I highly recommend this shop! Continue reading