just heard the announcers on espn talk about this and he sounds like –and after looking at his twitter– looks like he is an outdoorsy enthusiast, taking his folding bike with him everywhere. very cool!
found a few of his tweets [in case the twitter embedded doesn't show on your monitor/device - here is one with his xtracycle and another]
Prime off day. Racked 25 miles with my comrade on the Xtracycle pic.twitter.com/BhyzdnPu21— Jake Arrieta (@JArrieta34) July 24, 2015
Started my @xtracycle build today thanks to @GreenMachCycles The kids are going to go nuts! pic.twitter.com/tMrHoqomd4— Jake Arrieta (@JArrieta34) July 8, 2015
for further short-reading, here is an article from redeyechicago: Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta never leaves home without his … bike.lazy sunday afternoon watching sunday nite béisbol. the oakalnd a's finally win in exta innings and interleague game in arizona. now, watching briefly a national league game, chicago cubs at los angeles dodgers game as it is nice to see live jessica mendoza -- The first woman to call a Major League Baseball game for ESPN in action, she is great :)
anyway, have a great rest of your sunday.