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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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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

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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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Verhalen over de hele wereld

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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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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Because we #lovetoride

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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

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

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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I hadn’t ridden a bike in years. Then, when COVID hit, I needed to get out of the house. I’ve been borrowing a friends bike for a year, and it’s been great! I love getting out and exploring San Die... lees meer

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Josh Beatty #bikeSoutheasternSD
Sylvie Froncek Yay! You're entered in the prize drawing! We'll choose a winner when the scavenger hunt ends!

Been lucky to work from home during the pandemic, but really look foreword to being able to #RideFree after a day of sitting at my desk

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During these difficult times it’s way to think you can’t have adventure. Proof this is not true is right here, last night I left home after work on a ride at around Ten o’clock, slept under the sta... lees meer

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I had lots of adventure plans for last year which sadly did not happen. Was feeling a bit low with the lockdown. So packed up my bike with my new lightweight camping gear, which was feeling sad at ... lees meer

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Over lockdown I've done one too many local walks, so it was exciting to make a plan with my new ebike to go further afield. We had driven to Hyde Hall in Essex but it looked manageable by ebike fro... lees meer

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I have recently purchased a few bikes, mainly to help me into my flexible retirement, but mostly as a way to enjoy the fact that despite the pandemic, life can still bring rewards. So with that in... lees meer

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I started biking regularly during the past 14 months to get out of the house. I begin to feel so much better and I wasn’t feeling bad before 😂. Then bike riding became important for my health. Now ... lees meer

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Cycled to the vaccination centre today to receive jab number 1. It's been over 12 months of turmoil, but today ai felt a personal sense of one step closer to getting freedom of movement back. Fr... lees meer

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I have been riding for years, but like many others, started riding more during the Covid-19 shutdowns. In the early days, when there was no traffic at all, I started going farther than usual. I mad... lees meer

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Sylvie Froncek thanks for posting! we'll pick winners at the end of the month!
Sylvie Froncek Congrats! You're a winner. Check your email.

Fed up with watching Netflix and a rescent move from Sheffield to Stoke I decided to do a nice ride along a canal I found. Being a massive fan of the great pottery throw down on channel 4 I had no... lees meer

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I've been "working from home" for almost a year now. There are many real benefits to it, and it's been the right thing to do, but there are times when the same 4 walls feel a bit oppressive: that's... lees meer

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My family have been partaking in what we call the Ham Hill lockdown challenge for fitness and fun. As we are all different abilities and ages we work at our pace and stop where needed and always ro... lees meer

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The Pandemic era makes it more important than ever to stay active and healthy. I try and ride through my neighborhood 4-5 times a week. It supplements my running is relaxing and works a variety of ... lees meer

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There is nothing like feeling healthy. On a mission!!

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Having enjoyed road cycling for quite a few years,last October I suffered a stroke caused by a blocked artery,the Doctors gave me the ok to carry on exercising,It is taking some time to regain fit... lees meer

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I am very happy to use my bicycle to get to Stepping Hill Hospital from Sale. Using my bicycle takes my to my workplace and keeps me fit. Stretching my legs after the shift standing up! Great for m... lees meer

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Due to the latest Level 2 alert for ChCh and working from home for the next 3 days, I decided to take my daughter to school by bike this morning. She is still small enough (just..) to fit on the S... lees meer

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During the pandemic my mental health has been improved by getting out on my bike. My favourite place has been Sandwell Valley. So many different trails for all abilities. I've been able to expl... lees meer

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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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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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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!

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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This year was my first scavenger hunt and I love that I did it with my swole sisters. Getting together to ride Southeastern San Diego was a great adventure. #bikeSoutheasternsd

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Sylvie Froncek Great! We'll select a winner at the end of the scavvy!

There once was a cyclist who liked to "Ride Free", Always stopped halfway for cake and coffee. He was always seen on his "freedom Machine", and that cyclist that loved to ride, was me! …. I'... lees meer

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Mark Jones I'd pack your bags 😎
Adrian Lewis Panniers packed a long time ago!

Been lucky to work from home during the pandemic, but really look foreword to being able to #RideFree after a day of sitting at my desk

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I have cycled some new routes recently and have been looking for small country lanes and roads that link to old routes trying to avoid busy roads and traffic. I have cycled some beautiful countrysi... lees meer

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Setting off from Shipley Country Park Visitor Centre down and over the lovely canal bridge on the Erewash Canal (1) at the Bridge Inn, then following the Erewash Valley Trail path over to the Notti... lees meer

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Lucy Giuliano Thank you for sharing, that sounds like a very well deserved hot chocolate!
Sue Cooper Sounds similar to routes I have taken this week but slightly different how many miles is this route?

Reading all these stories about people taking to bikes in lockdown makes me feel bad. I cycled every day to work, and never missed, apart from extreme ice and snow, and those are rare in Bristol. ... lees meer

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Covid changed everything, not least of which is people’s travel habits. I avoided buses and trains even once restrictions lifted because I was worried that, even with reduced public transport capac... lees meer

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A quick historic reference before I get “rolling” in this story. I was given a stent Jan 1st, 2016. I was just 6 miles into a century ride when my arteries closed up & I blacked out. Tipped ove... lees meer

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Ron Guitard #bikeSoutheasternSD

We went to Morriso Pond to ride with the grandchildren and one fell and got a muddy foot. She was mad the rest of the excursion. We tried everything to console her. We were given a memory never to ... lees meer

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Roxanne Mc Niel #BikeSoutheasternSD
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In order to avoid the madding crowds and to give my family respite from my increasing grumpiness I have set myself the goal of exploring the Canal Network of the West Midlands. Birmingham, Solihull... lees meer

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When most people complained and moaned that they had to stay home during the pandemic, I took it as an opportunity to get to know my neighborhood. With less cars to contend with I felt comfortable... lees meer

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https://youtu.be/yxHEiR7I-vI Almost a year now after the shutdown, and hopefully heading for a vaccination driven return to more normal times, I can think of one good thing the virus did. Wh... lees meer

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Been on my ordinary and ebike since the first lockdown, when the roads emptied. Amazing how many places don’t actually need a car, especially if you have HUGE panniers for doing the shopping. Feel... lees meer

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In September 2020, I had my longest multiple-day trips from DC to Pittsburg. This trip was an excuse to divert my attention from coronavirus. One more reason was my son who always encouraged me for... lees meer

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I took a short ride yesterday when it was 37 degrees and sunny! I rode to pickup dinner at a local restaurant. I never dreamed I would hop on my bike and go in this kind of weather! It felt so g... lees meer

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A chilly morning but what a wonderful way to start the day! Staying local during lockdown hasn't been to bad when a ride to Cleethorpes sees beauty on my doorstep! Beautiful sunrise, lovely views... lees meer

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It’s been hell in cycling terms no Sportive’s no group rides very alone. Hopefully light is starting to shine with vacation over 65 waiting for first jab Keep safe , started riding in 2015 after ... lees meer

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On 23 march 2020 my life changed as I began working from home (wfh) instead of my daily 25 mi commute to and from my office in Central London. Nearly a year later I am still working from home. I... lees meer

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As a key worker cycling is my transport as well as my sport in the last two weeks I contracted covid due to my front line work was in bed for days and unable to cycle now that I have recovered cycl... lees meer

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