“Tonight I looked into the abyss. It’s full of muted blue lights with a woman named Nancy yelling at you over a cardio remix of The Police’s ‘Message in a Bottle’ while you’re furiously pedaling toward nowhere at all. [. . .]
“I’m unsure if I’ll be returning to the spin bikes that sit at the mouth of hell, forever moving and not moving into oblivion at the same time. I don’t know if my body could every forgive me if I did it to myself again. Sure, others love it and return time after time. Power to them.” [. . .] –Gabe Bergado, Medium, June 9, 2016.
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