At the beginning of May I set a personal goal for myself to cycle my way to a cumulative total of 1,000 miles by the end of Summer. This meant, because of my start day, I had to average a minimum of 7 miles a day until the last day of summer. With help from Bicycle Garage Indy South’s staff, I picked out a Cateye Strada bike computer and started on my way. I am excited to say that, as of Thursday, August 25 I hit my goal of riding 1,000 miles almost a full month early. Not only did I enjoy riding, but I lost 27 lbs and took 4 1/2 inches off my waist! My success has also inspired many friends and family to take up riding and we all now go on many trips together! Talk is even floating around of a 240+ mile trip to Virginia next summer. This "Summer of the Bicycle" has been a life changing experience for me and those around me!

Name: Tim Chitwood
Bicycle: Giant – Revel 2
City: Franklin
State: Indiana

Tim:  We are glad you were able to make you goal this summer, and wish you luck on your big trip next summer.  Be sure to tell us about that! Thanks from everyone at Bicycle Garage Indy for sharing Your Bicycle picture and story.

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