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Image for story Car-free in Houston

Car-free in Houston

I remember plotting my move to Houston, from Detroit, and wondering if I could live there sans automobile. After researching, including looking at walkable neighborhoods, bike & bus routes, and... read more

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Wet weather

Had always purchased expensive wet weather gear. Had an epiphany when I got a $126 hi viz from NZ safety. Have never stayed so dry! It may be ugly, but they can see me!

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Image for story Reporting the bike path being *stolen*...

Reporting the bike path being *stolen*...

Someone is stealing route 61, a brick at a time! (reported to CEC) Don’t fall into the hole as this will no doubt result in you being zapped to an alternate universe ;-)

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FLAT!

I decided to ride to work one morning. Usually I take the train with my bike (3 miles total) but decided to ride the entire way (12 miles). About 8 miles in, I hit a curb wrong with my back wheel a... read more

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Image for story #cycletoworkday

#cycletoworkday

Downhil to work, uphill back home 😳

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Image for story Great British summer time

Great British summer time

No such thing as bad weather, just poor clothing choices 😂 #cycletoworkday

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You just need a bike

I have ridden a bike to work for over 10 years (not every day), covering 1000s of miles and I am more convinced now than ever that you don't need to spend a lot on a bike and equipment to commute y... read more

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Being a cyclist is a superpower

I have always tried to find ways to incorporate my love of bikes with the need to earn a living. Having changed jobs a few years back, I decided to give up my car, work closer to home and rely on t... read more

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Cycling To Work

I cycle to and from work every day Monday to Friday without fail unless if I have a problem with m bike and it needs a repair. The cycle to work involves a lovely cycle route along Morecambe Prom t... read more

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Image for story A different place to work & ride

A different place to work & ride

I worked out the train stops nearest. Checked my sat nav & alternatives. Asked my boss where my bike could be stored safely. My clothing I could both cycle & wear at work. Challenge was on ... read more

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Ride to work

I like to ride my bike to work, but not as much as I like to ride my bike from work.

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J'ai troqué ma voiture pour un vélo!

Je roule a vélo depuis quelques années. J'ai du faire un choix monétaire. Je suis complètement accro! Dépendant de la température, je choisi: marche, vélo ou transport en commun. Quand arrive la... read more

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Image for story My Cyclocross Commute

My Cyclocross Commute

I thought you'd like to see my morning commute scenery.....

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Image for story Trying to make it a habit.

Trying to make it a habit.

Second time I have ridden into work, managed one day last week, aiming for pedalling in at least two days this week.

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Image for story What a change

What a change

I live in a small town, and I didn't know how lucky I was. Work was only a 3.4km car journey, and the trip to the shops was 1.8km. The go-to method was the car. Last year everything changed. Fu... read more

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Rain

I cycled to work in the rain today. Something thing I never normally do. It was quite nice actually.

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Image for story Advice needed☔

Advice needed☔

Hi there, I moved to Auckland almost 5 months ago from central Europe ad I commute by bike every day. I want improve my strength for hiking, clear my mind and save money for traveling with 🚴 instea... read more

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Image for story My Public Private Partnership

My Public Private Partnership

I live in Rolleston and commute 27km to my office in Christchurch by bicycle and bus. I #lovetoride so cycle to the bus stop in Rolleston and from the Hospital stop in Christchurch to my office a... read more

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Cycling through post cyclone

A colleague and I were brave enough to venture out the day after cyclone Gabrielle had battered the Bay of Plenty on our journey to work. I was probably foolish enough to think that everything wo... read more

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Last minute commute to work

Was running super late for work only a 4 mile ride but i had 12 minutes to get to work. Was super close to jumping in my car but decided to ride as fast as i can. Im glad i never got in the car bec... read more

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Image for story Super Saturday 5

Super Saturday 5

Homeward bound my last stop papatoetoe on this love train baby cheeeehooo 🔥🤣😎😤this time taking the train home

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Image for story Super Saturday 3

Super Saturday 3

Passing through Auckland domain making my way to Parnell

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Image for story Super Saturday

Super Saturday

Biking from from work in otahuhu, so my first stop biking along south eastern motorway

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Image for story No more 🌧️

No more 🌧️

Summer ride after rainy week 🚴🏼‍♀️ Drowned sidewalk

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Trying to get on my hog more

Have started riding my bike not only to work but to the gym. This means getting up grabbing one bag biking to the gym. Head home and grab anther before heading to work lol

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Free facial !

"Good cycling weather" the family said. "Best day of the week" they said "Go for it" they said So I did. Got to the bottom of my steep hill and it rained.....hmmmm! Cycled along the Avenue a... read more

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rain and bad traffic

Today was a perfect cycle commute. It looked like rain but it didn't happen. The traffic was appalling, with new added roadworks, and extra traffic lights on St. Denys rd. I like best, the days... read more

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Quick

Easy

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Image for story #cycletoworkday

#cycletoworkday

The iconic Colchester Jumbo and it’s not raining for the first time this week

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Image for story #Cycletoworkday

#Cycletoworkday

Canal path route to work - a brief respite from the rain too (still muddy though)

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Image for story Cycle to Work

Cycle to Work

Hello everyone, Captain Mocktail has got on his bike for the first time in years and has made a video about his commute to promote cycle to work day. Search Captain Mocktail on YouTube like and... read more

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Image for story 18 Years of Commuting in Houston

18 Years of Commuting in Houston

Commuting in Houston I’ve been commuting to work primarily by bicycle since 2005. Currently I drive my daughter to school and park the car, using my bike to get from there to work. I often run er... read more

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Finding my way to Runcorn

Starting a new and finding my over the many proposed routes has driven up my time in the saddle. Now finally cracked it! 30.54 miles round trip and hope to smash the 1 hour barrier soon. The hidd... read more

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À vélo ou à pied!

J'ai 2 options: à vélo ou à pied. Pour aller au travail c'est à vélo. Un v.lo croche en hiver, un plus roulant en été. Et lorsqu'il y a grosse tempête de neige? et bien c'est à pied que j'y vais... read more

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Image for story The long way round.

The long way round.

Now that the weather has improved somewhat I have taken back to two wheels for my commute. To say that the quickest route is a little (boring, congested, dangerous. Pick one or all three) would be ... read more

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Out of the Rut

Instead of just going straight down La Rivera Blvd this morning, I jumped up over the levee to see the American River and use the bike trail. It took a few extra miles, some added minutes and drops... read more

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Démarrer sa journée au vélo!

Quelle joie de démarrer sa journée sur son vélo pour aller au travail! La joie de voir Montréal se réveiller, voir tous les beaux détails qui nous entourent, l'air frais au visage! Je souhaite à to... read more

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Image for story 2/2 for Bike Month

2/2 for Bike Month

It's easy to be excited only two days in... but 2/2 on riding into the office!

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Back in the Saddle!

I quit riding for awhile due to the atmospheric rivers. Today was my first bike commute to work since I can't remember. I feel AMAZING! Everything seems positive, I didn't even need caffeine! Happ... read more

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Back after flu!

So glad to be back on my bike to work each morning after a horrible week of flu! Its taken me 3 weeks to get there. Feels good to be back :-)

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Image for story Happy for the finer weather!

Happy for the finer weather!

So glad to be back working normal shifts and commuting back into my regular office. Post the floods and Cyclone Gabrielle I was helping in the Civil Defense Centers across Auckland working all sort... read more

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Ahhh! Wet weather will I melt...

Well, I try thought after a few wet days in Christchurch I would be good to ride again today. Sadly, I was caught out in the rain, on the bike home. The outcome... I didn't melt, I did find traffic... read more

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After Gabrielle

What a feeling to be able to commute in the sunshine again. Feels like forever!

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All weather biking

My challenge to myself this year was to bike everyday in February. So far I have managed it even with 34°C heat and the rain from the tail end of Cyclone Gabrielle (thankfully very minor compared t... read more

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Image for story Riding with the kidlets

Riding with the kidlets

10km hammered out a week or so back with my 8 and 6 year old! They were troopers!

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Image for story Super Saturday 4

Super Saturday 4

Crushing thru Wynyard quarter pause…. The calm before the storm ⛈️ praise you in the storm ☔️ thank you 🙏 Lord God almighty. Everywhere you Go “always take the weather “ Gabriel be still in Jesus n... read more

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Image for story Super Saturday 2

Super Saturday 2

My spot for curry nibbles in onehunga at lucky wok🚴😎🔥🤣✌️

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Overtaking sports cars!

A fun cycle in this morning. Overtook 2 Porches ;)

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Cycling to school

I go to school in Napier, which is more than ~25kms away from where I live in Havelock. Each day I bring my bike to school on the bus, before spending 40 minutes riding back home in the afternoon. ... read more

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Image for story Hello Old Friend

Hello Old Friend

I'm happy to say that my trusty (and slightly dusty) bike has once again seen the light of day. With work only a 30-minute walk away, I found myself putting off getting on my bike. In part, beca... read more

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