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Its a pandemic , Im getting fatter and lazier ! Soooooo no more - Im getting my bike out, which I haven't ridden in over a year .... any tips for A: gradually building up my non existent stamina a... lees meer

Topic: De eerste keer op de fiets in jaren

I have to be honest I prefer bikes to cars and love looking at other peoples bikes. My grandparents owned a bike shop which was famous in the Eastleigh UK area. The shop had a very distinct smell,... lees meer

Topic: Mijn fiets romance

I feel like drivers are more distracted this past week than usual. I’ve had many more near misses the last few days and was even hit (while I was stopped at a stop sign). Whatever the case or the c... lees meer

Topic: Mijn woon-werk fietsrit

We set out from home nine and early and arrived in Roxburgh where our friend lives who offered to help us with transport. Got to the Roxburgh Dam and loaded up my bike with all the food, drink, ... lees meer

Topic: Een fijne fiets-herinnering

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Since signing up on Love To Ride I have now logged my 1000th ride. I’m a keen cyclist / commuter ( though the commute has been curtailed due to working from home )so I have been trying to get out ... lees meer

Topic: Mijn fiets romance

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Gavin Mc Carthy I’ve been logging rides since September 2017

Thank you! San Diego County Bicycle Coalition/Love to Ride for my new New Belgium Brewing Bicycle. I appreciate everything you do to advocate for better bike infrastructure, educating riders and c... lees meer

Topic: Ander

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After a day confined to the house, well the tropical fish did need cleaning and it was wet, I went for a 24 mile ride in the misty wet of the morning, the joy of getting on my bike after a week was... lees meer

Topic: Ander

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A keen sportsman in younger days, I was 50 yrs when I decided to get back to a fitter, healthier, Happier lifestyle. I joined a gym, tramped, and cycled. At 65 yrs I studied to the certificate leve... lees meer

Topic: Anderen aanmoedigen om te fietsen

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I’ve clocked over 3,000 km since getting a road bike in February. Lockdown gave me empty roads and time to build up fitness. I’m over forty and am fitter now than in 20 years, having lost around a ... lees meer

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I work at FareShare Sussex and Karola from Cranks mentioned that they were offering discounts to key workers during the summer. They provided discounts on bikes and services for ten of our voluntee... lees meer

Topic: Anderen aanmoedigen om te fietsen

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Ik zou graag foto's willen delen maar dat zijn dan allemaal donkere foto's. Ik vertrek om 06.30 en ga rond 17:00 uur weer naar huis. Beide december ritten dus in het donker. En dus oppassen tijde... lees meer

Topic: Mijn woon-werk fietsrit

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Fietscoach Mirjam A Wat een Bikkel dat al je ritten nu in het donker zijn. Dankjewel voor het delen van je verhaal!

Om op locatie te werken heb ik op een dag 2 uur extra reistijd, omdat ik een deel van de rit wil fietsen: 12 km naar station Nijmegen, waarvan het grootste deel door het bos. In deze tijd is dat i... lees meer

Topic: Mijn woon-werk fietsrit

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Enjoyed a very windy hilly ride for my lunch break

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

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What the heck. Honestly, I said a lot more than that at the time! A driver just tried to kill me. They saw me and purposely swerved and pushed me into the curb. I have a rear view camera, guess who... lees meer

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David Nelms I was hit in October and have stopped commuting as a result. Inattentive driver. I was lucky as it was a sideswipe and I ... read more
Moski Schrader Glad your ok. My neighbor spent 2 months in the hospital after being hit. I’m not brave enough to ride a 2 wheeler in the s... read more

Rode over to CSUSM campus to check out how long the line was to get tested. Glad to see so many getting it done !

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

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Popped into the local florist at the end of my 10th Winter Wheelers excursion to pick up a bouquet of flowers for the wife's birthday. Glad I bought a bungee cord to attach them to the handle bars... lees meer

Topic: Mijn fiets romance

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Whooo Hoooo! I posted in October that I'd been hit by a truck while riding, and sustained several fractured ribs and a broken clavicle. Fast forward to a beautiful fall day in Oklahoma - I went o... lees meer

Topic: Ander

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Paul Daniello I am glad that you continue to heal and have begun riding again. It sounds like a nasty incident. I was hit by a car walki... read more
David Nelms Thank you, Paul. Sorry to hear you were hit as a pedestrian.

I admit it... I am a lockdown rider! Started during the first wave - really felt the benefit.... then we moved house ...further away! New challenge to ride to work (17K each way) - but I have start... lees meer

Topic: Mijn woon-werk fietsrit

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Recently all my bikes were stolen. It's pretty devastating losing bikes that you love... While reaching out to friends I was connected with a man who was an avid cyclist. After a bike crash he swi... lees meer

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Karen Nicholson Happy you were gifted a bike. Fingers crossed that you get your other bikes back.🤞

It was a tad on the chilly side this morning as I rode the 10 miles in the dark to work. Ice crunching under the tires in places at zero degrees and crikey, didn't realise I could produce so much s... lees meer

Topic: Anderen aanmoedigen om te fietsen

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Fell in love with biking since 8 years old. With well used tricycle, nothing like riding and cornering till one back wheel comes up. Since then had few bikes, Dad's old Morrison and Raleighs bi... lees meer

Topic: Mijn fiets romance

You’re out there most days. You’re too old and your bike is too big for training wheels. You’re all over the trail because you can’t keep that bike in a straight line. Your mom and dad... lees meer

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Courtney Reynolds Just beautiful. So much open-hearted gratitude and respect in this post ... thank you!
David Borges I feel the same, react similar and my destination will always be there whenever I get there. When I see 'strava' stats for... read more

I commute from Colden Common to Bishops Waltham 2-3 times a week. Good lights are essential as the Winchester Road between the two places is unlit, although, now some of the farm houses and buildin... lees meer

Is #LightTheNight still running?! If so ... I was taking the cycle track home this evening. At one point it emerges from woodland to run alongside the railway embankment. Tonight there was a headwi... lees meer

Topic: Ander

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Adrian Lewis I had an encounter with a Barn owl today and a few days ago whilst cycling before sunrise. It’s certainly an amazing sight
RB BB It's great when a bird appears to fly beside us as we ride,barn owls,rooks and occasionally buzzard's seem to follow you fo... read more

Went on a Sunday Coastal Ride from Solana to Carlsbad with my adventure partner Theo! It was a beautiful day and as always the scenery was beautiful.

Topic: Mijn favoriete fietsplek/route

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I was inspired to start riding in September of 2019 from a simple post of a friend and his bike. Bringing it back a few years I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in June of 2016. Things that we... lees meer

Topic: Ander

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25 kilometer woon-werk fietsafstand vond ik altijd ‘te ver’. Ik ging altijd met de trein tot in juni 2020 de mondkapjesplicht in het OV werd ingevoerd. De mondkapjesplicht, op zich al vervelend, w... lees meer

Topic: Anderen aanmoedigen om te fietsen

I heard from a friend this morning about - and have just signed up to - another Suffolk County Council cycling challenge - the St Elizabeth Hospice Winter Cycling Mission - to cycle the equivalent ... lees meer

Topic: Ander

It's possible... it just takes longer, but you get the added benefit of a ride to take the edge off of having to drive there. I ride to the park and ride, get on a bus (6' apart with a mask,... lees meer

Topic: Mijn woon-werk fietsrit

I was lucky enough to win a £300 voucher by submitting my Carbon Crushers story about how since August I have ditched my petrol car and have been navigating life by using my bike, bus and on occasi... lees meer

Topic: Carbon Crushers

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Claire Sharpe That's awesome! Really great that the voucher is going to get you riding even more.

This year will be simple. 1. continue my 5 mile commute at 5am to the station with my 3st rucksack. 2. Cycle 1000 miles at weekends over a year, before my wife wakes up at 9am, dressed as a knigh... lees meer

Topic: Anderen aanmoedigen om te fietsen

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Thanks so much for the lovely early Christmas present. Was even raining for my first ride in the new proviz jacket. Fabulous.

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Fabulous sunny morning and a Sunday Social Christmas ride with my club Ilkeston Cycling Club....voted Cycling Weekly's Club of the year 2020. Great company. 3 separate groups of 6 heading off at ... lees meer

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

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Many people go to Deadwood, SD for the night life. I go there to ride the trail. The trail wanders through the Black Hills for 83miles. There are many quaint old whistle stops, old railroad bridge... lees meer

Topic: Mijn favoriete fietsplek/route

I went for a ride Saturday morning...I looked out the window and thought Nooooooo But forced myself to go it was windy wet and challenging....and then I had a major blow out and now in need of a n... lees meer

Topic: Anderen aanmoedigen om te fietsen

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Om op locatie te werken heb ik op een dag 2 uur extra reistijd, omdat ik een deel van de rit wil fietsen: 12 km naar station Nijmegen, waarvan het grootste deel door het bos. In deze tijd is dat i... lees meer

Topic: Mijn woon-werk fietsrit

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Fietscoach Mirjam A Wat gaaf dat je een das ontmoet onderweg naar je werk! Mooi verhaal zeg. Dankjewel hiervoor!
David Borges I've been to Nijmegen in June 2019. I loved it there! but I did not ride a bike!

Beryl are one of the main sponsors for Love To Ride and I received a #winterwheelers discount code, so went ahead and purchased a pixel 2 in 1 light. On my first outing the light got knocked off ... lees meer

Topic: Ander

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I took advantage of Saturday afternoons open day for the new Christchurch Northern Corridor. Headed from Edgeware Rd, joined at the Cranford St roundabout, then all the way north up the cycleway, a... lees meer

Topic: Anderen aanmoedigen om te fietsen

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I was riding my bike to school in 7th grade and was hit at an intersection by a man turning who didn't see me. Legend has it that some friends were on a nearby bus and saw it all go down. I'm sure ... lees meer

Topic: Mijn fiets romance

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Owen's place, a very special place I ride to frequently. A friend of my son, Owen selflessly helped 2 children to safety that got trapped on Beeston Weir. This I am sorry to say led to Owen loosin... lees meer

Topic: Mijn favoriete fietsplek/route

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This is what #winterwonderland in San Diego looks like! Enjoying the (still) lovely colors of fall in around the canyons while on a chill, breezy ride around the neighborhood.

Topic: Mijn favoriete fietsplek/route

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Since lockdown back in March Cycling has been my crutch. Done loads of miles & visited some amazing places

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

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My husband and I only started cycling in August 2020. The bikes had been on the garage wall for at least 15yrs. We are in Somerset about 9 miles from Bath and Wells so its hilly. We started on the... lees meer

Topic: De eerste keer op de fiets in jaren

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Mark Karlisle That is so encouraging...well done you two
Anne Davies Thank you Mark.... hope we get some dry days over the holidays

This year I have named, 'Triple L'. I've found love, of course been in lockdown and experienced loss. Think back to your school days. I'm the 'ginger' girl in your year. The shy red-headed on... lees meer

Topic: Mijn fiets romance

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Kevin Neumann What a lovely store ........ keep riding be safe and don’t get angry with cars or your riding will not be fun.

I needed to get some things from the shop. It would have been easy to opt for taking my car: - easier to carry groceries in the car - it's 2 degrees, quite cold! BUT no, I chose the better an... lees meer

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It was another beautiful San Diego morning to kick off #Winter Wonderland Week and get my first Ride in on my favorite route.

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Sylvie Froncek Thanks for posting a story! We'll select a random winner on Dec 10th to receive 10 free raffle tickets....your chances are ... read more

I knew the ride today would be a little muddy but it was a whole lot worse than I expected. As soon as I set off I felt the first splashed on my legs and I do have mudguards on my bike but on this ... lees meer

Topic: Ander

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Janet Hutchinson That was us yesterday, but our bikes are a lot cleaner now too after I hosed them down and dried them!
John Young Yeah its a good idea to keep them clean especially the chain... clean and re-oil after a few rides

Door het thuiswerken zullen veel van ons minder fietsen dan normaal, zo ook ik. Helaas had mijn auto wat problemen en moest hij vandaag naar de garage toe. Stond daar een mooie leenfiets voor m... lees meer

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

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I cannot stress enough how cycling has got me through the last months. I am self isolating and cycle on my own but meet up with friends when it is allowed for coffee and cake. I try to cycle five... lees meer

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

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Winter Wheelers 1st Dec . First outing. Cold, dark and peaceful. Sunrise / Moon set.

Topic: Mijn favoriete fietsplek/route

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Janet Hutchinson We went there just before the lockdown in March, we were at a festival at Nottingham University that weekend. It was a lov... read more
Mark Jones Lucky to have it on my doorstep