This guy is in every sense of the word:

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He was nearly killed two years ago after a head-on collision on the Blue Ridge Parkway. I see him riding on the bike path sometimes (real, real early in the morning) - always in a full face helmet - he promised his family he'd never ride on an open road following his accident.