Given there are many cycling events and for that matter, many jerseys given out at said events, I’d like to think that the story behind FRETORI and the Shimano Gran Fondo presents something that’s both engaging and unique. I want to create something that can be felt and coveted.
Why do you ride # 10
I ride because of how it connects me to the people and places around me.
Why do you ride # 9
I ride to burn off the energy. If I didn't burn that energy, I am sure I would be certifiably insane.
Why do you ride # 8
I devoted all my efforts to being the best I could be at my new job. My work-life balance was off and I needed to get back into sports. I decided to take my Dad's bike out for a spin and after ten minutes I was hooked.
Why do you ride # 7
But mostly…I ride because it makes me happy.
Why do you ride # 6
Through cycling I’ve found a new group of friends. It's a group that continues to grow with the sport and the club I’m a part of. There is something about cycling that makes it unique from other sports.
Why do you ride # 5
I love everything about riding my bike. Commuting, group rides (big and small), solo rides, road, cross, gravel, single track, I love it all. I also appreciate time off the bike.
Why do you ride # 4
I find cycling both a social activity and a time for quiet self-reflection.
Why do you ride # 3
I simply see cycling as a large part of my everyday life, it’s no different than brushing my teeth or pouring my first cup of coffee in the morning.
Why do you ride # 2
I ride because I love bicycles. You leave a piece of yourself on the road, on the top of a mountain, on a hairpin turn, or on a town line sprint every time you ride.