Hello my name is Jeff , and I used to ride my bike everyday, sometimes twice a day. I would ride 20,30,even 50 miles in the dirt. I then I got into the racing scene, I was addicted. I spent every last bit of cash I had on new parts. Yes, when you ride that much things break and even wear out. I could not control myself, all I did was eat,sleep ,work and ride. I was over the edge,I could not stop. Then I met my future wife, fell in love and had kids.Time disappeared, never enough,slowly the riding came to a grinding halt. Fast forward 10 years later & 57lbs heavier. I would ride with the kids around the block on the weekends , but never got the heart rate up. Then yesterday it hit me, I do not know why, maybe they highlights on the tv of Lance in the Tour. But I decided I was going to go riding in the mountains again. I have started to fix up the MTB. I don't care if I get 4 hrs of sleep a night. I am going to do it. If that guy from Texas can come back so can I!!! If you have a motivational or similar story like this one I would like to hear it. My name is Jeff and I am a "mountainbikeaholic" thanks Two Spoke for letting me speak.