resilience [ri-zil-yuhns, -zil-ee-uhns]
1. the power or ability to return to the original form, position, etc., after being bent, compressed, or stretched; elasticity.
2. ability to recover readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyancy.
That is an bottle of 8 year old bourbon mounted on a 27 year old bicycle frame. It’s not that I like things because they’re old, but I like things that can last a long time. That got me thinking:
I know far more people who ride 30 year old bikes than drive 20 year old cars.