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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

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

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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Verhalen over de hele wereld

I started riding my bike to get the stress out, and found I was making allot of friends while riding (animal and humans). First I made my duck friends in one neighborhood and a few cats. I would r... lees meer

Topic: Bike Challenge verhaal

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My car has been replaced by a small e-cargo bike ( I like to think of it as a utility bike) for almost all of my local journeys, and quite a few not so local trips too. My daughter has recently bou... lees meer

Topic: Carbon Crushers

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Lockdown has been a strange time for all of us, some have really suffered with the restrictions however i cannot say i am one of those people, thanks to the amazing invention that is.. a bicycle! B... lees meer

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

READY STEADY GO When March Lockdown came, it seemed to me A target should be set for all to see How about 2020 miles for 2020 Not enough? Oh yes indeed plenty! Instead of 100 miles per mo... lees meer

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

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Christian Lampe Love your Poem. Well done for achieving your goal :) I also have a goal to ride 2020 miles this year but still need to get ... read more
Chelsea Alventosa This is excellent, thanks for sharing Lindsay!!

As i had been very much enjoying the cleaner lockdown air, i thought i'd do my bit to help keep it that way. I adapted a regular bike trailer to fit the back of my Kingcycle recumbent bike, and did... lees meer

Topic: Carbon Crushers

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Great time of the year here in the sunshine state orlando, Florida. 🌴🌅🐊🦈🐬🐟🐞🐾🚴🚴🚴 Hope all you bikers are staying safe and Healthy! 😉😷🙏

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

Ik ben een held op sokken, dus ik wil wel van die kekke fietssokken. Maar om die te winnen moet ik een verhaal delen. Nu ben ik wel een fietser maar geen goede schrijver. Verder is het zonde van m... lees meer

Topic: Anderen aanmoedigen om te fietsen

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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

Topic: De eerste keer op de fiets in jaren

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I ride daily around the UCSC campus. Today while riding down the bike path from the Recital Hall I decided to laugh loudly. I didn't start off feeling like I wanted to laugh but by the time I arriv... lees meer

Topic: Een fijne fiets-herinnering

About 7 years ago after too many miles run on the roads my knees finally told me enough... as did the physio. I'd always enjoyed cycling for fun but decided to combine cycling as my main form of fi... lees meer

Topic: Mijn woon-werk fietsrit

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I've not been biking so much in recent years. But it is a useful tool in the arsenal now, in keep some social distance. Rather than weaving around on foot, you can quite easily keep plenty of dista... lees meer

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

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I live in Brighton and work between Brighton and Hayward’s Heath hospitals and have traditionally always cycled to Brighton and driven to Hayward’s Heath. My husband, a keen environmentalist and pa... lees meer

Topic: Anderen aanmoedigen om te fietsen

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I needed to pick a few things up from the local shopping centre about 5 miles from home. Usually I would jump in the car but yesterday decided to donn cycling gear! Felt really good except for the ... lees meer

Topic: Carbon Crushers

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Penny Schenkel Well done on the shopping trip. I hate taking the car to the shops and try to use my bike all the time. Sometimes, I try to... read more

Getting valuable exercise and mind clearing after busy days at work. Meeting like minded individuals out on the road with a wave, who were also enjoying all the benefits of cycling. We all need ... lees meer

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

I took the opportunity of Cycle September to arrange to see my mates from University. We had not met up for 10 years and it was great to get together on a cycle ride on the Tissington Trail in Derb... lees meer

Topic: Een fijne fiets-herinnering

I gave blood the other day, and used my bike (it's allowed! …. as long as you don't push too hard after donating). Donor sessions are always busy and it's often difficult to park your car - cyclin... lees meer

Topic: Carbon Crushers

With the nights drawing in and the 🍁 rain debris on the road I have switched from a road bike to a Giant Revolt Gravel bike and I love it 😻 just need the mudguards fitting as I hate being dirty ...... lees meer

Topic: Carbon Crushers

After prompting from my Love to Ride 'Team Leader' I started cycling to and from the gym during the love to ride month to pick up 'Day' points. Since the end of love to ride month I have cont... lees meer

Topic: Carbon Crushers

During my first year working in Derby I thought I had no choice but to use my car to commute. Was constantly stressed about rush hours and finding new ways to beat the traffic. Inspired by a friend... lees meer

Topic: Mijn woon-werk fietsrit

Through COVID I switched to cycling to work on at least two of four days a week, this has increased and I now cycle almost every day I am working. This has reduced my car useage, improved my fitn... lees meer

Topic: Carbon Crushers

Commuting in Grantham is a mind numbing experience. I had to travel 3 miles across town to reach work and it could take as long as 45 minutes some days. So, I decided to break out the old trusty ... lees meer

Topic: Mijn woon-werk fietsrit

Having had numerous holidays cancelled, social distancing heightened we began to consider our options. Stay safe and keep fit. When sister and husband offered to drive our camper van for an adventu... lees meer

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

Wednesdays are now my day in the office, which means I also take my son to school - we have got into a great routine of going by bike. Then I carry on to the office on my bike. Then the same journ... lees meer

Topic: Carbon Crushers

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!

I think that as a mechanised society we have lost sight of how incredible the human mind and body really are. We're built for going incredible distances in hot and cold with just the power of our m... lees meer

Topic: Ander

Great way to get round our town to deliver newsletters. Quicker than walking and better than driving. Efficient and good for me.

Topic: Ander

I had all but given up cycling , due to various issues , but then I purchased an electric bike in February , and picked it up in March. This has given me a new lease of life to my cycling enjoyment... lees meer

Topic: Mijn fiets romance

Belly laughs, beads of sweat on my forehead, soft and forceful breezes on my face, indescribable joy, inner strength - these are just some of the experiences I have been blessed to enjoy during the... lees meer

Topic: Bike Challenge verhaal

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We are loving doing the school run on our bikes! We avoid the traffic, the parking nightmare and we arrive with a smile!

Topic: Carbon Crushers

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My cycling adventures have been stalled by a classic issue; a puncture. Last weekend’s cricket practice was an ideal time for me to cycle the couple of miles to the nets, but the slow puncture ... lees meer

Topic: Ander

I ride my bike to work and to play and I love to hike in nature. I was out with friends last week at the Land Of Medicine Buddha in Soquel. This is a private Buddhist Monastery. Absolutely no bik... lees meer

Topic: Ander

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Robert Duran Unless someone is there to stop them it will continue. I used to mountain bike in Wilder but gave it up to actually enjoy ... read more

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

Topic: De eerste keer op de fiets in jaren

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From the 15th of September, during #CycleSeptember, I decided I would cycle every day of the month. But I wish I did start at the beginning of the month. However, I decided I would still cycle fo... lees meer

Topic: Carbon Crushers

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I thought I'd join in by borrowing a set of wheels to help my team to the top of the table and also in the hope that I could actually win my own set of wheels! Will do it again next year...hopef... lees meer

Topic: Ander

I used to ride daily to the office and back. A journey of about 8 miles. Not a lot, but enough to keep me fit and the pounds off my waistline. Then Lockdown happened and the need to cycle was g... lees meer

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

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Great News Love to Ride Cycle September Always good to get people out cycling Activity keeps you much healthier I’m out three, four times a week, not working Set a goal, twelve hundred miles,... lees meer

Topic: Carbon Crushers

Rushing to meet some friends for a road ride on Saturday I noticed the headset was loose. I grabbed the Allen keys and got adjusting keeping one eye on the clock. In my haste, I overtightened the b... lees meer

Topic: Carbon Crushers

When I was15 I wanted to be a professional cyclist. Cycling wasn't the coolest sport at Peninsula Grammar where cricket and footy (VFL) rule but I was in the cross country team and swim squad and h... lees meer

Topic: Mijn fiets romance

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Jeni Bindon Great story!
Jonathan Bays Thanks Jeni

I started commuting by bike this September- and because I have no parking space at my new job I knew I had no choice but to get on with it! I have fallen in love with it... Treating myself to a new... lees meer

Topic: Mijn woon-werk fietsrit

I started commuting to work when my daughters went to senior school, I thought they’d ride their bikes to school but it wasn’t ‘cool’. Fast forward 12 years and they are both working, they don’t al... lees meer

Topic: Anderen aanmoedigen om te fietsen

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The cycle from Pennington Warf > Old Trafford back is such a nice way to unwind after a tough working week. I always find the people on the route to be respectful and friendly. There are some great... lees meer

Topic: Mijn favoriete fietsplek/route

When the unthinkable happened and the roads fell quiet, it was a unique glimpse of what is possible, of the world we could have. The birds sounded louder, the air tasted sweeter and cycling was saf... lees meer

Topic: Carbon Crushers

My car needed to go to the garage so instead of getting a lift or the bus back home, I threw (very gently) my bike into the back of the car so that I could cycle home after dropping it off. Saving... lees meer

Topic: Carbon Crushers

Having had mobility problems since I was 19 I always thought cycling was beyond me. I’m married to an avid cyclist and always felt I missed out when he went out in his bike. Four years ago I saved ... lees meer

Topic: Mijn fiets romance

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Kayleigh Evans A wonderful story and I love the names of your bikes! :)

I used to drive my car to the gym to walk on the treadmill. I would go macdonalds for a big mac on the way home. Now I ride my bike from home for a workout and pick something up to eat from the l... lees meer

Topic: Carbon Crushers

After having my first child and a few rainy mornings I told myself that my car commute wasn't so bad and that others were doing far more damage to th environment. I was inspired by the cycle Septem... lees meer

Topic: Mijn woon-werk fietsrit

It's rather funny really, during the last few months, which have been so strange, my physical fitness has improved greatly. I seem to find more time to run, and was inspired over the summer to dust... lees meer

Topic: Fietsen in corona tijden

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

Topic: De eerste keer op de fiets in jaren