Cross Training for Chaos. This episode is about the all the stuff we do to be able to keep doing the stuff we want to do like riding bikes and skateboards. The guys discuss the steps they’ve taken to be healthy enough to maintain their knucklehead lifestyles, and come to the surprising conclusion they like all that stuff too.
Robot fell in love with cycling watching the older neighborhood kids ride wheelies down the street. It was the early '70s, and Evel Knievel was jumping motorcycles over buses. Everything seemed possible. From that moment, the die was cast (iacta alia est).
He studied philosophy in college, of course he did. That's what idealists do, romantics, kids who think there must be a better way. At the same time, bikes were carrying him everywhere, delivering all of life's gifts and surprises. Occasionally he crashed and didn't mind.