Non-Martian

There are those that when they discover how much food they have left on their expedition, they ration themselves so as to make it last as long as possible. And then there are those that throw a party and have one great night to remember …


On the model of electronic shifter I have, it is one battery driving both front and rear shifters. When the battery is running low, the front derailleur shifts to the low gear and allows no more shifting to conserve battery. This is your warning signal. This is when you’re supposed to be very judicious with the shifter that does still work.

Not me. I couldn’t find a shift I didn’t like. Mark Watney probably could have made it another 5 hours. I made it another 5 minutes.

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