10-New-Bikes-to-Get-Psyched-About-photo8Although we don´t want to have to have to live in hiding as he did, maybe we should follow Salman Rushdie’s advice: “Go for broke. Always try and do too much. Dispense with safety nets. Take a deep breath before you begin talking. Aim for the stars.”

If you’re still not sure of whether it’s worth going for broke, here are our 15 reasons why you should challenge yourself every single day:

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