55,500 Miles Going Nowhere: Confessions of an Unapologetic Zwift Indoor Specialist

I’ve logged more than 55 thousand virtual miles and my bike hasn’t left the basement in months. Here’s why

Christopher Schwenker and his Gain Cave
(Image credit: Christopher Schwenker)

My bike has been to the top of Mt. Washington. It's ridden in the shadow of glaciers along the Beartooth highway. It has viewed five states from the summit of Pike's Peak and taken the Golden Gate Bridge across San Francisco Bay. It has ascended Yosemite's 60-mile Tioga Pass and ridden between bison along Yellowstone's roads in the American Serengeti. 

It’s braved the crosswinds of Trail Ridge Road, seen the awe-inspiring grandeur of the Grand Canyon, felt the wet chill of the Pacific Ocean and heard the rush of the Atlantic. 

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