Stories from Atlanta

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Encouragement from the street

One day a couple of years ago, I happened to be riding in the rain. A car was stopped next to me at a traffic light, rolled down his window, and said that he respected me for braving the conditions... read more

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Safer Infrastructure Encourages More Riding

Witnessing the constant stream of bicycles safely crossing DeKalb Ave @ Krog St, using the new scramble.

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Naan Stop Hills

Decided to ride from Dawsonville to Buckhead for some Naan with a friend. It was brutal, but worth it

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Stories from around the world

Be the Change & Inspiration

Today was a highlight of my rides though an instructor(ride to university)said that they were also planning on purchasing an ebike because of my riding everyday & cause I say it's so much fun! ... read more

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Image for story Raleigh - Burnt Cape Ecological Reserve NL

Raleigh - Burnt Cape Ecological Reserve NL

Terre-Neuve, l’un de ses bouts du monde…

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Solo female rider from Delhi covered 1700 kms from Delhi-HYD in 33 hrs

I am Kusum Pali (32), from West Delhi, on June 18th 2023, I would like to share my experience as a fearless Indian female solo rider. As a solo female rider on my Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500... read more

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I'm hole again! Tour de Donut fun!

I had so much fun riding the Tour de Donut again last weekend. Got to reconnect with riding buddies I haven't seen since last fall, get some pedalling in, and eat lots of donuts. I'm the one with t... read more

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Image for story Bruges-Amsterdam

Bruges-Amsterdam

Faire l'expérience d'un circuit vélo-bateau c'est une belle aventure. Ni le vent ni la pluie ne nous ont empêché d'apprécier ce parcours aux paysages fabuleux. Le groupe était sympathique et nous... read more

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Easter Egg rides

Many moons ago I used to take friends on bright rides around D.C. at night. We’d see the monuments, natural springs at the capital, from SE to NW finding the little things you wouldn’t otherwise se... read more

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Image for story Interview - Fietsambassadeur Noord-Veluwe

Interview - Fietsambassadeur Noord-Veluwe

Dit is Johan, een doorgewinterde fietser die het heerlijk vindt om op zijn sportieve stadsfiets door het bosrijke gebied van de Veluwe te fietsen. Zijn fiets is zijn favoriete manier van vervoer; “... read more

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Image for story Riding the new extension of the Coastal Trail

Riding the new extension of the Coastal Trail

The Coastal Trail was completed from the Saint Marks Trail, near Saint Marks Florida, alongside Rt 98 to Medart , Florida, several years ago . During the past year, crews have been working to exten... read more

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Image for story Strelley way Nottingham Rural Riders

Strelley way Nottingham Rural Riders

First time riding with Rural Rides. We had a lovely time, a lot of happy chatter. Discovered new routes through the city, as well. We had an exceptional leader! Sunshine all the way.

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Speeding Towards Adventure: The Thrill of Biking at a bike track.

As soon as I stepped onto the bike track at a Primary School, I felt the cool breeze hit my face, and my heart began to race with excitement. The sun was shining, and the grass was a vibrant green.... read more

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Image for story West Coast Wilderness Trail

West Coast Wilderness Trail

Recently I cycled the West Coast Wilderness Trail with my husband and friends. It was the most amazing experience and the weather bomb just added to the excitement. The hospitality and friendly W... read more

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Image for story My view while riding

My view while riding

Riding can be fun and sometimes you can get a wonderful view that you can not always get while driving. Here was my view while riding this week

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Image for story Phoenix bike park

Phoenix bike park

Great memory of riding Phoenix bike park this summer

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Image for story Alternative date

Alternative date

Many people think of going on a date as dinners, movies, and a drink. My boyfriend and I ventured out for a long bike ride one fine Saturday morning and made a fun date day out of it. We packed our... read more

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Magpie

A long time ago I was riding and my father got swooped by a magpie so I got jealous that he got swooped and I didn't so I went back and got swooped. Now; whenever I see a magpie I go back and get s... read more

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The New Cyclist

When an grown adult asks for your help to learn to ride, who had never tried to cycle. Doing, two feet push off After a few trial and errors, in balance, up came the feet 3 ft, 3.5 -5 ft. Then til... read more

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Image for story Aberdeen to Pitlochry at sunset

Aberdeen to Pitlochry at sunset

Almost a year ago I cycled from Aberdeen to Pitlochry. The Deeside is a beautiful area to ride: I followed the main road until Braemar where I had some fish and chips. Then sunset came while cyclin... read more

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Image for story Monsal Trail

Monsal Trail

Me and my Daughter completed the Monsal Trail while doing the cycle September with work , This is a place I love walking so doing it on a bike was Great fun , We started at Monsal Head went to B... read more

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Image for story Aberdeen to Inverness by night

Aberdeen to Inverness by night

A friend of mine and me, we set a challenge: to reach Inverness starting at 2pm from Aberdeen, with a rainy forecast and good chances to ride at night. Well the rain hit us just after 1 hour and co... read more

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Image for story Centennial trail bike ride

Centennial trail bike ride

It was honestly so beautiful to see everything especially next to the canal and going over bridges and being able to see everything

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Image for story Queens Birthday ride

Queens Birthday ride

As much as I'm looking forward to the new cycle path to Port Chalmers being completed, I still enjoy the alternative route through St Leonards Drive and Sawyer's Bay. I always throw in a loop arou... read more

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Beau début de saison

Le 29 mai 2022, première sortie vélo de la saison. C'était peut-être la journée la plus parfaite : 25 degrés Celcius, petits nuages, petite brise. Sherbrooke-North Hatley aller-retour en passant pa... read more

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Levis, le paradis de la belle piste en bonne compagnie

L’an dernier , nous avons échangé avec mon fils nos résidences pour quelques jours. Sur le bord d’une piste cyclable à Levis ! Nous en avons profité pour inviter mes deux frères et conjointe . Un b... read more

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Image for story Une balade à Chambly

Une balade à Chambly

Une beau Samedi et c'est parti ! 65km sur de belles pistes cyclables pour faire l'aller retour Montréal-Chambly, quel plaisir !

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Back in the 90's

One of my most joyful memories is when I lived on the Gold Coast, Australia in the 1990's, I would ride my bike along the coast road late at night during the week, no traffic, no people, just the s... read more

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Image for story London to Brighton 2023!

London to Brighton 2023!

For my dad's 67th birthday I entered us into the annual British Heart Foundations London to Brighton bike ride - 54 miles and plenty of hills with my uncle and aunt and friend. It also happened to ... read more

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Image for story Bike Riding Infrastructure Envy - Copenhagen

Bike Riding Infrastructure Envy - Copenhagen

Having just visited Copenhagen for a short break, I was enamoured, and slightly envious of the seamless and innovative cycle infrastructure available in Denmark's capital, Copenhagen - one of the "... read more

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Image for story Riding through nature

Riding through nature

This put a big smile on the face during my morning ride the other day. A doe crossed the road in front of me, and as I approached the crossing I noticed two fawns had ducted low in the grass waitin... read more

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We had visitors..

My daughter and her boyfriend visited Shannon and I. I have extra bikes, so we set them up, and rode to Old Sac, saw some murals, and then grabbed food on the way home. Shannon tracked the milage... read more

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Image for story From Jersey to cycle around whole Guernsey

From Jersey to cycle around whole Guernsey

I took my electric, cargo bike on ferry to Guernsey. Set myself a challenge I would Cycle around whole Island, and…. I did it! Took me like around 80km in 2 days, but I’m a photographer so I enjoye... read more

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100 Miles

I rode 100 in one day on June 17th 2018. [address removed]

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100 +second night

The last time I rode over 100 klms was almost 50 years ago when I didn`t want to go to school so packed my duffel bag with what I thought I would need, along with the money from my after school job... read more

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Image for story A DIFFERENT POINT OF VIEW

A DIFFERENT POINT OF VIEW

Some days it’s two wheels, some days it’s three... cruiser, touring, trike, or 29’r. Most days it’s a ride to/from work. Other days it’s a ramble to somewhere or a race to nowhere. Riding to get ... read more

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My biking adventures

Roaming around Auckland: Viaduct Harbour + Mission Bay + Queen Street (Via Youtube channel: Global Gig)

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Alps to Ocean solo

Sharing one of my happy riding memories from 2022 from Lake Tekapo to Oamaru covering 340km through stunning nature and chatter with friendly locals. A memorable ride through glacial lakes, dams, f... read more

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Image for story Touring the Three Counties on my Dawes Supergalaxy

Touring the Three Counties on my Dawes Supergalaxy

I bought the Dawes last year as I had had an accident with the Boardman that I had purchased with a Cycle to Work scheme. I needed a replacement that was suitable for my commute to Wolverhampton. M... read more

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Image for story Sunday ride up A38 to Alveston church 04-12-2022

Sunday ride up A38 to Alveston church 04-12-2022

It was a serene cold Sunday afternoon and after a hot meal of my favourite soya curry and chapattis, I thought I should shake off my laziness and venture into the cold on my bicycle. Once you are o... read more

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Image for story Biking with my Daughter

Biking with my Daughter

I got my daughter on 2 wheels as soon as humanily possible at 10 months old she had her first bike ride with me thanks to the weeride 2 years later and she is too big to travel on daddy's bike ... read more

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Image for story Ballarat Tweed Ride

Ballarat Tweed Ride

Each year I organise the annual Ballarat Tweed Ride. Last May was our 10th ever ride. We had fantastic weather, rosettes for the best dressed, a driven road escort, 130 riders, live music, a Tweed ... read more

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Riding My Bike in Key West

Riding a bike in cities where parking is limited or difficult to find most of the time can be the best solution to still enjoy the outdoors while getting good exercise. I brought my bike to Key Wes... read more

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Image for story Stillness

Stillness

Sometimes the early morning rides are the best. Being early to work and being able to sit and watch the world go past. People's stories from walking their dog to going to work. The still atmosphe... read more

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Image for story Today was my first trip to Huntley Gravity Park.

Today was my first trip to Huntley Gravity Park.

This is my biggest drop yet! I had TOO much fun sessioning it with my husband. Today was a good riding day. ❤

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HAPPY MEMORY

Hi All, I'm KUMARASINGHE ARACHCHILAGE DON SAJEERA SHENON PEIRIS,Sri Lankan. Long time ago my young age I start biking in my home town Katunayaka to near the cities and far. During the Budd... read more

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Riding at dusk

I've found a place to bike where the hills aren't too steep and there aren't too many people driving around. It is pure bliss. I look forward to coming home and waiting for when 8pm rolls around. I... read more

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Pidgins

I like riding through groups of pidgins and watching fly always. It’s the best. I really hope I don’t accidentally run one over one day.

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Image for story Exploring Sacramento Murals by Bike

Exploring Sacramento Murals by Bike

Today we took our bikes on the Capital Corridor train to Sacramento and biked around looking at murals. It was a fun adventure, with beautiful, thoughtful, and silly art throughout. The perfect Sun... read more

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Cycling in France

Wherever I go on holiday I try to cycle as the infrastructure in many places is so much more conducive, than in the UK. I've just added some new memories with plenty of bike rides on the quiet road... read more

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