Schwinn Story - Kristen

"Who says you can't do it all?


I am Kristen. I started riding my Schwinn back in 2019 when I started my journey in long-term recovery. I found bike riding as a way to move my body and find peace and mental clarity. I started with small bike rides by myself at first and then I began to do group rides as I became more comfortable. Pretty soon my beautiful Schwinn Phocus and I were signing up for our very first triathlon. I went on to place 4th overall female. I still ride my Schwinn Phocus and it has moved with me in the last 4 months all the way to the Pacific Northwest where I live and work in Portland and am able to ride to and from work!


Life is a beautiful journey in the saddle of a Schwinn bike. Be Well!"


- Kristen Parfait Gonzalez

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