” If I don’t ride now, I’ll never be able to do it.”

Here’s an inspiring story for you on this Wednesday…a story about the founder and chairman of Giant Bicycles, who came to a sudden realization that instead of just building bikes, he needed to ride them, too:

At 79, Mr. Liu still puts in 10-hour days as Giant’s chairman. But after four decades of building bikes by the millions, he’s finally started to enjoy them. Trim and tan from daily rides, with close-cropped gray hair and a heart rate monitor strapped to his wrist, he has become the public face of a cycling boom on Taiwan.

Read the rest of this very enjoyable article by visiting the New York Times page here.

Any inspiring stories any of you feel like sharing? Personal triumph, or perhaps someone you know who started cycling at an advanced age? We’d love to hear about them.

About the author

Bicycle commuter since 1989, bicycle enthusiast for 30+ years. I am a Bookmobile/Books By Mail librarian at a large library system and the proud father of two wonderful boys.