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SHARK INFESTION WATERS

IVE BEEN TO BLACKPOOL AND SEEN A SHARK 400 TON GT WHITE SAILING IN THE SEE I KNOW YOU CANT RIDE IN THE SEA BUT IF YOU GO TO LYTHAM YOU CAN RENT A BOAT THERE.

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Image for story Rouvy World Tour

Rouvy World Tour

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Image for story No work today, but cycled anyway

No work today, but cycled anyway

My most enjoyable ride since I got back from France, despite not quite missing all the showers.

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Image for story ooops, got a bit carried away! Pt 2

ooops, got a bit carried away! Pt 2

What a view, definitely worth a few lumps and bumps, oh and a sore bum x

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Personal challenge

I have set myself a challenge, and I need your help! Throughout the month of August I plan to ride everyday on my bike, and if the weather is too bad, on a static bike in the gym until I reach a t... read more

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Advice for how to regain confidence

I’m new to riding the past couple of months and in the space of a month I’ve been hit by car twice second time I came off and now I have lost my confidence, does anyone have any advice on how to ge... read more

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Image for story Trinity Hospice Charity Ride - Fylde Coast 2023

Trinity Hospice Charity Ride - Fylde Coast 2023

A great turn out with the Fylde Coasters Cycling Club, supporting their local charity. The Club is free to join. We meet at weekends rear of The Elk, in Poulton-le-Fylde and also do mid week meande... read more

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Gewoon omdat het kan ....

1e x op Texel ..... Mooi eiland, hond is meer dan welkom. Waterbak voor de hond werd gebracht op diverse locaties, fijn gevoel. Ook zeker een fiets eiland, veel toeristen, wind ploegers, zand ha... read more

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Early help hub ride to our conversation conference!

Today the early help hub attended the our conversation conference. It was decided that we would commute as a group, which was an thoroughly enjoyable and team building experience! Both experienced ... read more

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Newman Farmers Market

Thank you to Ally and the Newman Recreational Department for donating a bike to be raffled off at the farmers market Friday May 5. Congratulations to the WINNER! Thanks to all that stopped by the S... read more

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Back on my bike again

Six months after becoming very poorly with covid I am back on my bike. I have had to switch to an e-bike to help manage my loss of fitness and ongoing covid recovery. Was so lovely to get out on it... read more

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Image for story Drove 600+ miles to ride with TweedPDX

Drove 600+ miles to ride with TweedPDX

We loaded our vintage bicycles on the back of my little Impreza and headed north. The poor steel steeds were getting plummeted by the rain for most of those miles, and on the way home as well. The ... read more

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Instructeur Cycliste averti

Ce printemps j’agirai à titre d’instructeur « Cycliste averti », un programme de Vélo Québec et de ses mandataires qui existe depuis 2015. Il a permis d’initier à ce jour des milliers d’élèves de 5... read more

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My Bike story

I've been riding bikes since I was knee high to a grasshopper. Then I grew up and learned to drive. Drove everywhere and heavily relied on my car, even for those short distances to the local shops.... read more

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Image for story Getting the bike serviced ready for The Monsal Trail

Getting the bike serviced ready for The Monsal Trail

Took my bike to Lincoln Station for Jimmy the Bike mechanic to service the bike ready for my next Youtube video 'The Monsal Trail' It was night and day after it was service on how crucial it is... read more

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Image for story Top Cycling Tip - leg shaving for pros

Top Cycling Tip - leg shaving for pros

Many people mistakenly think that a pro cyclist technique is to shave both legs to increase aerodynamic efficiency and on-bike speed. This is wrong. A true pro only shaves one leg so that when h... read more

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CCC bike path ride

This morning I went on a CCC organised bike ride along bike paths in Christchurch, with my son joining in riding his electric unicycle. A range of ages riding a diverse range of bikes. Great day fo... read more

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A bike to school with my little Brother

I decided that I should take my brother to school on our bikes, it was amusing and enjoyable

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Rainy in summer

We had to bike in the rain because it's not sunny at all, even though it is supposed to be summer. So sad.

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Getting a new bike tomorrow

I have two bikes, but I'm getting another - my oldest bike is 20 this year and getting a bite rickety. Both my current bikes have done Lands End to John O'Groats with me, once in 2004 then in 2018.... read more

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Image for story Hayman park upgrades in motion

Hayman park upgrades in motion

Pump track in manukau in progress south side repsent

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bike gone

the bike in my profile pick, was stolen last year trek series 5 Voltron green from manukau mall, last year?I was bummed cussing but in the end gotta keep wheels spin and love life ..so put bought ... read more

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bike romance,

havent ,done much kms , looking for a good , thang not about the prize ,just having fun? cos' every bike run is a holiday on the hunt to find a friend ,and good company

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Phone Saved from Life in the Bush

I was visiting Sticky Forest MTB park for the first time, and after putting in a good 18km of trails I’m stuffed but contented to be back in camp only to find my iPhone missing!!!! So I jump b... read more

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Image for story South Lanarkshire College - E Cargo Trike Launch

South Lanarkshire College - E Cargo Trike Launch

Hi all, Had a great bit of craic today launching SLC's E Cargo Trike, as part of our sustainability initiative. Special thanks for South Lanarkshire Council, and Phil Jones from Recyke-a-bi... read more

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Image for story My First Audax

My First Audax

🚴🏻♀️🚴🏻♀️🚴🏻♀️So - here it is in writing - so I am committed ( or maybe I should be committed 🤪🤪🤪). I have signed up to my first Audax. The Yorkshire Wolds 50k on the 12th August - on my own as Chr... read more

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I'm Retired & Vegan

I've always had a Bike but never new but last November i purchased a Electric Maintain bike just before my 70th birthday having moved to Forest 2 years before i try to go out most days unless it's ... read more

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Not really a story

I have a friend with a bike retrofitted for someone with their left arm only, he’s getting a new bike and wants to donate this one to someone who can use it. Sorry, I don't have a picture. Tom ... read more

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Image for story ooops, got a bit carried away!

ooops, got a bit carried away!

Out riding last week around the Ardnamurchan Peninsular and managed to rock out my bottom bracket, snap clean off the stem of the frame for the post, but philips screwdriver and some cable ties, th... read more

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Cyclist Playlist

At Tim Isle's and Dave Burgess's suggestion and inspiration here is a playlist of bicycle/cycling related tunes to keep you entertained whilst out and about... (Band then Tune) Stereophonics - Pe... read more

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Cycling is for young, old and middle aged

I've been cycling since i learned to ride about the age of five, which gives me 65 years of cycling, I've noticed the down turn in the standard of driving and state of roads but will not stop me cy... read more

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Sunday ride

Thought we'd give our bikes a ride out into the countryside but needed a destination - we decided upon the Hot Numbers Roastery near Shepreth. The ride was lovely with respectful car drivers and fr... read more

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Revenir sur la voie de la santé

Je me suis fais opérer pour un genou en Janvier. J’avais juste hâte de monter sur mon vélo. Il a fallu attendre qu’on mon genou pli à 80 degrés. Le 2 avril je débutait le vélo tranquillement. C’est... read more

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Image for story 75 km and Bike + Rider = 127 years

75 km and Bike + Rider = 127 years

This year I'm upping my game and putting myself outside my comfort zone. I'm not going to climb Monte Zoncolan or Alpe d'Huez but I am going to ride more organised rides instead of just heading out... read more

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Image for story Strava Art!

Strava Art!

Seeing Earley Panda's picture below, here is some Strava Art we did a while ago between Wokingham/Bracknell

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Image for story The Tweed Run - Saturday, 29th April 2023

The Tweed Run - Saturday, 29th April 2023

During a visit to London on Saturday, 29th April 2023, I happened to witness a quirky sight. A mass of dapperly dressed men, women, and children cycling through the city streets, only to discover t... read more

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Image for story Bike Tuneup Event at EDD Sacramento

Bike Tuneup Event at EDD Sacramento

Awesome time today at our kickoff tune-up event at EDD in downtown Sacramento!

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Beginning looking for advice

I’m new to electric bikes and I’m just looking for tips to save me from falling off again , what’s the best way to come down a hill 😆 got a little scared when coming down one and braked and the bac... read more

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Picnicking

When I want inspiration to head out on a solo ride I choose somewhere I would like to have a picnic. I check the map, plan a route using quiet lanes, pack some food and head out on a mini adventure.

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Image for story Man cave

Man cave

Hang my Kona inside with light🔥🚴‍♀️😎

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Cyclone destruction

I was loving being part of " Love to ride" but Cyclone Gabrielle has put a temporary stop to riding. The utter destruction and loss of power has been challenging and we are the lucky ones. Kia kaha

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Image for story My E-Bike Experience

My E-Bike Experience

When I turned 80 I found riding with my younger mates it was becoming more difficult to keep up particularly on hilly rides. After considerably research I decided to add an e-bike (Orbea Gain M20 ... read more

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What's up with traffic lights not sensing my bike haiku

Stopped on the daimonds I patiently wait my turn The bike light stays red

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Getting back

Steady ride after my Heart Attack + Inguinal hernia repair operation last year (2022). Could have gone a bit further but following the wife's instructions to take it steady. Cold wind into my face ... read more

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Lighting hacks

Seen this on Pinterest gotta haVe it🔥👊😎

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Image for story Pump track in manukau

Pump track in manukau

Was testing the pump track in progress

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Image for story Night moves

Night moves

Me coming in from the dark, south side represent

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Retired!

As of yesterday, I am retired! [address removed] Thus I can't contribute my miles to my former team; but I intend to keep riding. First, though, I have hand surgery (CMC arthroplasty) coming ... read more

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Image for story Ouch! That hurt!

Ouch! That hurt!

I was happily riding down the shared path from NW cycleway to Henderson, and was getting reasonably near to the old motorpark... and thats when, after 50km, I let my mind drift. Unfortunately, I al... read more

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Image for story Riding and photography

Riding and photography

Having an iPhone with a good camera allows me to capture events on rides, as my Nikon is a bit bulky. Early morning rides to catch the dawn, or catch the fog, or whatever catches my eye. Cruising... read more

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