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Work: UX Manager and senior advisor for innovation R&D in healthcare and retail service design

Play: mountain biker & BMX rider

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pwendel Canyon-PureCycling's article
Jul 15, 2024 at 11:32
Jul 15, 2024
Video: LeBron James & Canyon Bicycles Partner to Inspire a New Generation of Riders
This is great—hope some genuine good can come from this. Recalling a’21 Pinkbike story on people and orgs for MTB & Mental Health. So. Much. Potential. https://www.pinkbike.com/news/6-people-and-organizations-improving-mental-health-through-mountain-biking.html
pwendel mikekazimer's article
Apr 16, 2024 at 17:43
Apr 16, 2024
pwendel mikekazimer's article
May 5, 2023 at 15:50
May 5, 2023
First Ride: Specialized Turbo Levo SL - The Electric Stumpjumper EVO
12 k for e-bike or 10k for sport bike? My Yamaha R7 was Less than $10k https://www.yamahamotorsports.com/models.php?product=32&action=gallery
pwendel Canyon-PureCycling's article
Apr 17, 2023 at 10:18
Apr 17, 2023
Video: Kaos Seagrave Whips up a Storm in 'Kaos Theory'
Good on ya Kaos! Wishing sister T continued recovery and back to 100%
pwendel alicialeggett's article
Aug 28, 2022 at 17:28
Aug 28, 2022
Video: Using Trail Therapy for Mental Health Recovery
This is great! I should add biking (or whatever activity) is nearly always not an either/or way to address mental health. It’s a compliment and can help in ways other methods can’t. Big picture: environmental changes are as critical as DNA, chemical, and social factors. Our brains can literally revise their wiring—esp once multidimensional factors are assessed and taken into account (genetic, cognitive, social, environmental…). This is what the NIH’s research domain criteria is about (as opposed to symptom based DSM-x model). Better understanding the mix of factors = better ways of tailoring what works for each person. Lastly, if you need help now, you can text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor.
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Jul 10, 2022 at 11:28
Jul 10, 2022
pwendel edspratt's article
Mar 20, 2022 at 18:19
Mar 20, 2022
Day 1 Randoms from Core Bike 2022
+1 for Flare Ragley. More flare paint schemes, please! Having flashbacks of Klein frames… https://www.vintage-trek.com/Trek-Fisher-Klein-Lemond/1991klein.pdf
pwendel mattwragg's article
Oct 10, 2021 at 6:37
Oct 10, 2021
Opinion: The Unexpected Upsides of Mental Illness
Thank you for sharing this! As a dad of 2 kids that have struggled with depression & anxiety, I empathize. I’m very, very glad you found hope, support and a way forward. Environment changes— being outside, riding— are a very important part to include as it has the power to literally help rewire the brain. What we’re learning is that mental health is multi-dimensional —with social, cognitive, emotional, environmental, genetic and other components. The past only addressed symptoms (as was the standard with the Diagnostic Statistical Manual that framed mental health as defined by what symptoms a person was experiencing). The problem with that is two people could be experiencing, say, depression symptoms and have different causal factors for what was underlying the depression. Now we’re seeing new models like the NIH rDOC (https://www.nimh.nih.gov/research/research-funded-by-nimh/rdoc) take a multidimensional stance to understanding mental illness and brain health. As a dad and research collaborator, this gives me hope for new ways to address mental health. I may get prescribed a community, an activity, personalized medicine, and do so in partnership with one’s family, not just a single person. So, keep riding! Talk with people. And if you’re thinking that the pain of this world is too much, text HOME to 741741 to get help now. Peace!
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Jun 6, 2021 at 11:51
Jun 6, 2021
Selling
Jun 6, 2021 at 11:50
Jun 6, 2021

X Fusion RC 32 air oil fork for 29er

$160 USD
Brand new X Fusion RC32 fork OEM take off from a Norco Fluid—never ridden. 130 mm travel 29er fork with 51mm offset 15x110 axel Buyer pays shipping. For sale sell locally as well.

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