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This is my second entry. The first one was 17 months ago, which means I've been riding about a year and a half.
I've learnt a lot in that time and continue to learn.
My "biker brain" as @raven put it (thanks to John for his mentoring), has gone from nil to something approaching second nature. I'm predominantly a commuter type rider, with my bike being my primary means to transport to/from work, and now that I've moved, I clock 500km a week. The odometer ticked over 20,000km not so long...
Yesterday marked two weeks with my new bike, and two weeks I've been riding. It was also my second time at Saturday practice.
I've been pushing my boundaries at every opportunity. I rode my bike home from the shop, I've ridden at night several times, ridden in the rain, ridden at highway speeds, and have started commuting into work on the Monash.
Practice sessions are good, with excellent discussion, good pointers and the words "Turn your f'n head" ringing in my ears each time I ride....