I never take it for granted, but the bike just is. I struggle to find adequate words to say what it is or why it is. Maybe I never will.
And perhaps words are my problem here.
So, let's go with the visual instead. For example, here are three things that I saw on Twitter today that made me nod and say, "Yes, this is why…"
This is why…
In response to cycle.org.au's question, "do you remember that moment where you finally 'got it' on the bike?", Daniel Oakman offered this:
…and then there's this…
On The Sticky Bidon blog, sensational cycling.