The Web Monkey Speaks: The Things I Used to Do

It's always useful to break the pattern of what you're doing. Singletrack on a klunker, or a road bike, or a bmx, is always enlightening, as is (gasp) occasional cross-country blundering where no trail has been or will be. This sort of deviance reminds your eyes to see, your body to feel, and your brain to explore new patterns.