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Wat is Nederland toch mooi! Steeds weer verrast door het afwisselende landschap en de prachtige paden. Afgelopen weekend op de veluwe een fietstocht gemaakt, heerlijk om fris het voorjaar in te ... lees meer

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Karen Poret Goed!

Fietsen was gisteren te gevaarlijk i.v.m. de sneeuwval en gladheid. Toch heb ik ontzettend genoten van mijn wandeling langs de Linge in Tiel. Dit is overigens ook heel goed per fiets te doen. Een ... lees meer

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

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Fietscoach Joris D Wat een mooie foto's Marget!
Fred Bulthuis Ik had die week net een vakantie gepland om te fietsen op de Sallandse Heuvelrug. Vooral mountainbiken, dat is 4 dagen gelu... read more

Vandaag begon mijn thuiswerkdag wel heel goed: tijdens mijn dagelijkse rondje in het duin werd ik begroet door deze mooie viervoeters. Zo is dat thuiswerken zo vervelend nog niet! En ook nog eens g... lees meer

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I was more or less born on a bicycle. I used to work at 60 km away and commuted by train. It got me fat and I picked up just any flu or cold that was around. All those people sneezing and coughing ... lees meer

Topic: Mijn woon-werk fietsrit

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Harry Damave Heel herkenbaar Martien. Ik woon nu (te) dicht bij mijn werk en mis het fietsen naar mijn werk. Als alternatief heb ik rond... read more

De laatste tijd heb ik weinig gefietst, meer gewandeld. Vandaag de fiets gepakt en wat was het weer fijn. Een groter bereik dan wandelen en beter zicht op de omgeving dan met de auto. Het was weer ... lees meer

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Veel zitten overdag en de behoefte om mijn lijf in de versnelling te zetten. In plaats van een kop koffie op kantoor ben ik op de fiets gesprongen en voor mijn doen intensief gefietst. Dan is de ... lees meer

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Wat een leuke manier van het fietsen meer onder de aandacht brengen. Vandaag na het fietsen een biertje gedronken! Ondanks corona toch mijn kilometers gemaakt..!

Topic: Een fijne fiets-herinnering

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Liselot M Lekker bezig!

Verhalen over de hele wereld

Doing the Hunt in La Mesa has been lots of fun! I did it with my childhood friend. It brought back so many memories of growing up in La Mesa and there was even a few new things I learned, especial... lees meer

Topic: Een fijne fiets-herinnering

It has been a honeymoon with the cars off the road but now people are going back into the office which means more and more cars on the road and everybody in a rush to get nowhere. I am now go... lees meer

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I puzzles me as to why anyone would not enjoy riding a bike. Being out doors and riding with the wind in your face is an exhilarating feeling. I encourage everyone to get out and ride. In the morni... lees meer

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Well after a year at my new job and commuting by bike, One of my co-workers got themselves an E-bike and they are commuting to work with me at 5am. Now I am taking all sorts of different routes hom... lees meer

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Not sure if this is allowed. However I am selling my commuter bike. It is in very good condition. It comes with a triple on the front with a Shimano chain set. Good winter tyres new brake blocks ... lees meer

Topic: Mijn woon-werk fietsrit

It’s Saturday and the #lovetoride scavenger hunt is still going. We got a late morning start, but we’ve accomplished to find the clues that we’re just added. We only had to double back once. But no... lees meer

Topic: Anderen aanmoedigen om te fietsen

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

Topic: De eerste keer op de fiets in jaren

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Sylvie Froncek Yay! We'll pick a winner when the scavenger hunt ends!

We rode throughout the neighborhood and my grandaughter took her bunny for a ride in her basket. She had a harness on her and jumped out of it and my hubby caught it as fast as it hit the ground.

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Sylvie Froncek Yay! We'll pick a winner when the scavenger hunt ends!

It was really exciting to win a new ABUS lock and some swag from the #BikeLove drawing last month! Now I can leave my bike outside when I run into the store. Thanks to Sylvie, the San Diego County ... lees meer

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My dad is in my bubble. Speaking of 'bubble' - in a year of new vocabulary and small geography, on Easter Monday, I got to spend time with my dad. It was nice to focus on something different. (N... lees meer

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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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Sylvie Froncek Yay! We'll pick a winner when the scavenger hunt ends!

Today I kicked off the #LaMesa scavenger hunt with a protest ride/run/walk/skate for Breonna Taylor because justice has yet to be served. Just keep pedaling and keep saying her (their) name(s).

Topic: Bike Challenge verhaal

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Sylvie Froncek Yay! We'll pick a winner when the scavenger hunt ends!

I have been riding a bike since my first tricycle at 5 years old. I grew up in La Mesa and rode my bike to school through highschool. My bike was also my freedom to explore my neighborhood and just... lees meer

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Sylvie Froncek Yay! We'll pick a winner when the scavenger hunt ends!

I'm glad I got to go out and see things I've never seen during the scav (the amphitheater at market creekside was really cool) but everyone else looks like they are having so much more fun with the... lees meer

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Sylvie Froncek Yay! Thanks for writing a great story! We'll pick winners after the event ends!

I did not think I was competitive, but now realise I am a bit. 3 older brothers, youngest and only girl. Completing the March challenge during lockdown, with an aging body and bike (30 years ol... lees meer

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Rosemary Lehan Well done! Keep going and catch them up☺️

A couple of months ago I was commuting by bike to work, about 7 miles there. I got a flat tire on my ride, and I had no idea how to fix it. I had a spare tube in my bad and I started watching a you... lees meer

Topic: Mijn woon-werk fietsrit

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Sylvie Froncek woohoo! We're about to pick a bike lock winner...
Sylvie Froncek You're a winner! Check your email.

Last spin today for the 'Ride it out'. Big thumbs up for all participants from me and thanks to NSC for the logistics and organising the good weather!

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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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Sylvie Froncek Yay! You're entered to win an Abus lock, we'll contact the 4 winners tomorrow!
Sylvie Froncek CONGRATS! You're winner! Check your email.

I never set out to become a bike advocate. It was not in my plan, or even realm of thought when I decided to see if I could do a triathlon and got my first road bike (first bike ever in decades, ac... lees meer

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

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Sylvie Froncek Yay! You're entered to win an Abus lock, we'll contact the 4 winners tomorrow!

Closed out Women's History Month with an all-about-sisterhood-solidarity ride around the Rogers' Railyard Loop! No one left behind, casual pace, all bikes were welcome. Kids and families too! Th... lees meer

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So good to be able to ride in good weather again. Hope that others have (re-) discovered cycling over the past year.

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I had an urgent package that needed to be in Liverpool that day. I contemplated a courier service and then my inherent reluctance to spend money kicked in. I am a Black Country Mon and we don't par... lees meer

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Rosemary Lehan Good work! It is these mad ideas that make life interesting!

One evening around 4pm minding my own business cycling home from work, mid-October but still warm sunny. In the bus lane going past a long que of traffic through Cambridge feeling pleased with ... lees meer

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Rosemary Lehan I too have been knocked off by cyclist but I was lucky and didn't get injured. It's frustrating that it happens though.... read more

This year, with a substantial bonus from my employer, I decided to invest in an eBike. I chose the Rad Power Bikes RadRover Step-Thru, and it is so much fun! I have congestive heart failure and Typ... lees meer

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Took advantage of a beautiful day for a nice bike ride while taking in the beauty of all the blooming trees and flowers. Looking forward to bike month. #lamesa Nanak

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Half way to a Proclaimers song. Lockdown 1 came, working from home and missing my hour daily walk. Out came the old bike. Quiet roads, bliss and beautiful Lincolnshire Countryside. But how fa... lees meer

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My first time on a Bicycle built for two was different. My husband was in the front and there were times I closed my eyes cause I just don't want to look at how he was going to avoid something. Jus... lees meer

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Sylvie Froncek Yay! We'll pick a winner when the scavenger hunt ends!

So far 657 miles Brings lots of smiles Never mind the weather As long as bike and I are together On every outing picking up litter The wind and temperature bitter Going round the BMX track ... lees meer

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Super excited to participate in the La Mesa scavenger hunt #lamesa Chrissy017

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Sylvie Froncek Yay! We'll pick a winner when the scavenger hunt ends!

Let me just say I’m not a fan of the sore butt that comes when I pedal my 2wheeler. But I solved that problem. Just recently I bought a used/new/never ridden Terratrike Rover. It’s an entry level ... lees meer

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Sylvie Froncek Yay! We'll pick a winner when the scavenger hunt ends!

Love that the rule of 6 allows me to see some of my favourite people. My cousin and I did the sites of London. In 35km, we rode alongside the Thames, saw St Pauls, spotted the Shard and Tate Mode... lees meer

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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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roger fentem Well done Alan, like you I had a 30 year break between cycling periods. I took it up again at age 70 and am doing about 250... read more

I am the only one out of my group of friends that does not know how to write a actually bike. That doesn't stop me nor my friends from supporting me and me using alternative modes of transportatio... lees meer

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My hubby and I tried out the Old Pacific Highway trail. Most of the ride has no cars and has a beautiful view! Next time we will ride further on to San Clemente or Dana Point.

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A 27km night ride all the way to East London to see my 2 week old little nephew from a distance. Well worth it.

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Because we #lovetoride

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I got my Diamondback Outlook as a gift in 1996! We have logged many miles together, including a tour across the state of Pennsylvania (I completed about 375 miles of it over seven days.) Here's ... lees meer

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Sylvie Froncek Great! You're entered to win and we're choosing names shortly!
Karen Poret Mr. Leibrant...I do not know you personally, but there is a street here in Santa Cruz, CA with your last name! ( and, it’s ... read more

Hi, having recently parted ways with my Boardman hybrid comp I acquired a Voodoo Hoodoo off my Son. Whilst I had an old 2000's 26" MTB, the Voodoo is amazing and has lifted my spirits when it come... lees meer

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I was reading about riding safety in the dark, and lots of people said that we are very good a recognising and seeing faces, so I thought I would combine this idea with reflective details. With ... lees meer

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Alison Smith what a great idea :)

It's hard to believe that it's been a year since the COVID pandemic "started". Like most people, I picked up cycling (again) during this time as a way to exercise since workout and fitness centers ... lees meer

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Sylvie Froncek Yay! You're entered to win an Abus lock, we'll contact the 4 winners tomorrow!

#BikeLove my husband and I fixed up our bikes during quarantine and started going on long bike rides on the weekends. I'm currently training for a century!

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Sylvie Froncek Yay! You're entered to win an Abus lock, we'll contact the 4 winners tomorrow!

I've had my eye on a steep hill route since last year. I dreaded and anticipated it with eagerness and fear. I didn't expect to make it on the first attempt, but I did it! I'm in shock and awe!

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Yesterday we were officially allowed to meet up with one other household outdoors, so we jumped on our tandem (Child 1 on crossbar seat in front of me and Child 2 pedalling at the back) for a 10 mi... lees meer

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