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recycled wood

After my ex wife remove old fence lots of wood was to be remove so as I met some caravan traveler on my cycling ride I ask do they have enough wood for there wood burning stove no was the answer. I... lees meer

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first bike in 1959

my first bike1959 had three wheels one gear and a bread bin on the back at 5 years old I love it I rode to school on the path its was old but it was mine , my second bike was built by me at 7 years... lees meer

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Riding again to be with my grandkids

hashtag #familyride - I road my bike with 5 of my 9 grandchildren at my HOA park. They did better than I did, but we had fun together

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After 30 years not riding

After 30 years I've taking up bike riding again and finding it enjoyable riding a few miles a day between 2-5 miles and hopefully do a lot more in the very near future if you want to ride after... lees meer

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Pedal By Pedal

Though an injury has kept me from riding for some time, your self-guided tours and scavenger hunts have motivated me to get back on my saddle and start riding again, striving to go a little bit far... lees meer

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Recently got back into biking #BikeLove

After years of my bike sitting unused in my garage, covid got me back into biking. And I love it more than I did when I rode years ago! I a looking forward to biking to the office when my remote... lees meer

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Buried Treasure

Buried Treasure

So, a while back I was in a rut. A deep rut. I'll spare the "warts and all" but essentially it was the best of times, it was the worst of times and I had lost my job, my relationship, my kids and m... lees meer

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The work Ride

The work Ride

Hi I moved into my new house on the Otago peninsula at the same time as the new cycle way was being built. See how great this looked it was the perfect opportunity to get out of the car and back ... lees meer

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Silly old fart.

Hi all, I was told of this event by a friend at work and so far I am loving it. I had been thinking of riding the old bike again for some time but was put of by the traffic on the narrow county roa... lees meer

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#oldgirlon2wheels

#oldgirlon2wheels

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

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I stopped cycling. Then, I found a reason to do it again.

I never meant to stop cycling, it just happened. After cycling to and from work during my gap year, then around university during my undergraduate and postgraduate years, I stopped when I got a job... lees meer

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Finally Repaired the Bike!

This challenge and participation by the Osceola Riders Team finally took our family to the bike shop. Our bikes need new tires, etc. so, I'm hoping to get them back this week. While we've waited ... lees meer

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Swapping the School Run for a School Ride

Swapping the School Run for a School Ride

Since putting the bike away a few years ago with growing family responsibilities, I've now begun taking my daughter by bike to School. We both have a great time and have had to make the route longe... lees meer

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Pre-pandemic bike ride in the Keys

Pre-pandemic bike ride in the Keys

Right before the pandemic, my sister and I traveled to Key West for the weekend. Not only was it both of our first times on bikes in a long time, but it was also the first time we had biked togethe... lees meer

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Getting Back on the Saddle Again!

Getting Back on the Saddle Again!

I've had a love-hate relationship with cycling. Being overweight and having type two Diabetes, I've known I need to exercise more, but I always found excuses not to. Ironically, as a youth and as a... lees meer

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The journey from purchase to home

I bit the bullet and bought a bike! Second hand from a lovely chap who didn't need it anymore. 5 miles from my house. Bus there. Bike back. I hadn't been on a bike in probably 12 years! Didn't real... lees meer

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Family fun together

Family fun together

I have ridden in all the places we have lived. Now the girls are independent riders and are very interested, so time to get the show on the road!

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First time in nearly 40years

I eventually made my first bike ride in nearly 40 years. After getting over my nervousness and a few rides round the garden to see if I stayed on the bike I went early last Sunday morning so as to ... lees meer

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We’ve come far

We’ve come far

The night ended with the last few moments of twilight. Those 2.59 miles felt good. It may not seem far to some, but to my son and I, grinning widely as he pulled off his helmet, these few miles... lees meer

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New again

I’ve bike don and off since childhood but 4 years ago I was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor. The tumor was removed but left me with balance issues. I bought and sold a comfort bike, riding it... lees meer

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Raising money for the MRI IMAGE appeal at Nlag nhs foundation Trust

Raising money for the MRI IMAGE appeal at Nlag nhs foundation Trust

I have recently got back ony bike and started cycling in an effort to train to complete a challenge set by myself and my manager to cycle between Scunthorpe general hospital and the Diana, Princess... lees meer

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Back on two wheels (after some convincing!)

Back on two wheels (after some convincing!)

Our wonderful champion at Network Rail, Garry Ball, recently shared the story of his partner Kelly. After many years of him gently encouraging her to get on a bike, she has really taken to cycl... lees meer

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Only 29 years...

I loved riding around my village and woods as a teenager and recently made a decision to become healthier and improve my mood after my Dad passed away last year, combined with relocating to the Lak... lees meer

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I’m 10 again!

I’m 10 again!

Like many fifty something year olds I had not ridden a bike since school days so when my husband (a keen rider) and I stumbled upon a second hand Batribike (electric bike) perfect for me (I have mo... lees meer

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Can't wait

Hi all it's me fohat just ordered my bike have not been on a bike for wow 12 years am 62 can't wait to get it I got 1 e bike I'm in to drones and have caravan up in Callander so many cycle tracks ... lees meer

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Living on a hill

I am so happy to have participated in this challenge even if it was just for one day. Ever since I moved to Makakilo, it's been so hard to bike. There are no bike lanes and very narrow sidewalks. I... lees meer

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Rode my bike after so long!

Today I Rode My Bike After A Year Of Waiting For This Pandemic To End. I Have Forgotten at First How To Ride A Bike But Now I Have Gotten The Hang of It. Thank You For Listening To My Story And I H... lees meer

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Remember when...

Do you remember the first time you rode a bicycle? I wonder why it can't be as fun as an adult. Actually, it should be more fun because your experience and strength should make it easier to ride. M... lees meer

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Finally back on the road!

I had my bike stolen in December 2018. I wasn’t able to replace it until February 2021. Now that I have a toddler, bike rides look a little different. But they’re still so fun! We can’t wait to exp... lees meer

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1st Ride in 15 years

1st Ride in 15 years

I used to ride my bicycle a lot when I was younger. While I was in college, my dad sold my bike. I never looked into buying another one until recently. I have a lot of friends who ride and they hav... lees meer

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Recapturing my youth

Recapturing my youth

When I was 18 I traded in riding my pedal power bike for a 360 Honda and swore I would never ride a bike again. Why would I got beautiful wheels will travel. Many, many years go by..... Then in Fe... lees meer

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Child hood memories to be created

Child hood memories to be created

I have my memories of riding to school. And now i want my kid to make those memories. When i was walking along his biking then either i was dictating and my boy was thinking i am biking so only i ... lees meer

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Screaming through the tulips

Screaming through the tulips

First time on a bike in 7 years was in Amsterdam, April 2015. I can't drive so have zero clue how roads * actually * work. So to say I was flung in at the deep end was an understatement! However, I... lees meer

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HELP !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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

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This Goose is Riding Again

This Goose is Riding Again

I always loved bikes and specifically cross-country (XC) which I trialed frequently back in Portugal where I come from, but XC is an expensive hobby, so mountain biking was my first option as a uni... lees meer

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Lockdown inspired

I loved how peaceful the world became during the first lockdown. Beautiful blue skies, empty roads. It was perfect for cycling and I didn't own a bike. Living in a flat it just seemed like a nightm... lees meer

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The cycling bug

The cycling bug

I am 71 years old, a type 1 diabetic on 4 insulin injections a day, asthmatic, waiting for a knee replacement and had a double heart bypass So why am I cycling? Simply because I love it! I haven... lees meer

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After getting a new e-bike.

Well to day managed to complete another ride this time I did 40 miles so it goes to show the right equipment you can go further. Now going to push for 60 mile ride before the weather breaks.

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Excited to start bicycling again!

Excited to start bicycling again!

Thanks to the Love to Ride Florida Challenge I (and my coworkers) have been encouraged to start bicycling again - to/from work for those who can and also outside of work / during lunchtime. I p... lees meer

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Going back to move forward!

24 years ago I left MK. Cycling was difficult and unpleasant in my new area. In the last 5 years, none at all. Soon to be moving back to MK - with a bit of luck and a following wind! It's ... lees meer

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Enjoying beautiful British canal routes

Enjoying beautiful British canal routes

Having not been on a bike of any kind for over 25 years over the Covid period I noticed a lot more people cycling, I started to think about my old Giant MTB from the late 80s and decided to look on... lees meer

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Riding for Fun

I have never ridden a bicycle before, I tired learning in 2016 but I fell off the bicycle and broke my ligament and I had to do an ACL operation. Since then I have not sat on a bicycle again but wh... lees meer

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First proper Mountain Bike Ride in Years

First proper Mountain Bike Ride in Years

I haven't been out Mountain Biking proper for 20 years since I was a student. Three of us decided to go out this weekend to Clapham and ride an old favourite route. A little nervous to begin with... lees meer

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First time in nearly 40years

At the start of the year I decided to get more active improve my fitness and lose some weight I started with eating healthier then cleared the garage and put in some exercise machines I had but had... lees meer

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Time for Some New Scars

As a kid and in my teens, I rode my bike a lot, and I have scars from my not so balanced or coordinated moments to prove it. When I was old enough to get my driver’s license, I traded my bike for ... lees meer

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Raising money for the MRI IMAGE appeal at Nlag nhs foundation Trust

I have recently got back ony bike and started cycling in an effort to train to complete a challenge set by myself and my manager to cycle between Scunthorpe general hospital and the Diana, Princess... lees meer

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Hidden Historical Gems

So, I haven't ridden a bicycle in roughly 10 years. The love to ride guys helped me pick and choose the bike and my boyfriend is an experienced cyclist. I took the plunge, he has terrible sense of... lees meer

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It’s really an overgrown tricycle.

It’s really an overgrown tricycle.

When it became necessary to avoid the gym & Pilates studio last spring, I need something to stay healthy. I should point out that I am 66 years old & several years ago had bilateral knee re... lees meer

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New bike then time to ride

New bike then time to ride

This year my youngest child will begin senior school meaning I would be a little more free with my time for getting to work so I decided I’d like to cycle to work and in February I applied for a bi... lees meer

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1st Ever Time Riding To Work

Throughout my working career I have never had the opportunity to ride to work until now.. Working at the University Of Southampton Science Park, I have always felt the want to travel by bike to inc... lees meer

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