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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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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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Sometimes I struggle to motivate myself to ride before work. It's early and dark and cold outside and my bed is warm. BUT, when I do make the effort it feels so good. I can't help but smile whilst ... lees meer

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Enjoyed a very windy hilly ride for my lunch break

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Since lockdown back in March Cycling has been my crutch. Done loads of miles & visited some amazing places

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I cannot stress enough how cycling has got me through the last months. I am self isolating and cycle on my own but meet up with friends when it is allowed for coffee and cake. I try to cycle five... lees meer

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Prior to March 20, 2020 riding my bike was a way to get to work after going to the gym with the occasional recreational ride. However after getting hit in April 2018 and my collarbone being broken... lees meer

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When the pandemic threatened to cancel the nearly 10-year traditional fundraising ride of the North Central Rail Trail (or the Torrey C. Brown Trail, its official name) to the end of the Heritage R... lees meer

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In the beginning of lockdowns, back in Spring, when all the vehicles seemed to disappear from our streets, people began to view our public spaces in a different view. Many people dusted off their o... lees meer

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So, here we are locked down, again.... In our urban environment, there are many busy roads, some do contain traffic shared cycle lanes. However, going for it, we can via these and judicious use o... lees meer

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As a registered nurse in a hospital, lockdown never really happened to me. I went to work just like always. There was no way for me to really "understand" what it was like for others. I commute to... lees meer

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I used to cycle a lot, during my industrial training during my degree course I cycle from Porchester to Gosport each day there and back, daily total of 15 miles. I loved riding then then life chang... lees meer

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Biking has been a means for us to get outside and still be socially distant ..... keep on riding! #mobilityweekfl

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For many years, I have been biking, averaging around 100-120 miles a month. With the arrival of COVID restriction, which limited many of my usual activities, I decided to shift my time toward mo... lees meer

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I loved commuting by bike 10 miles from Altamonte Springs to Orlando prior to Covid. Covid came and it was hard eliminating this from the routine. It was not good for me to go from the bed stra... lees meer

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Courtney Reynolds Love this Bruce!

Well since March our world is kind of upside down. My job made an unexpected move - and now since we are all working remote I need a change of scenery to clear my brain. I try to ride min. 4 - 5 ti... lees meer

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Ive been cycling for a while. When my boyfriends' housmate was furloughed, his housemate brought a bike, and started cycling around Manchester. This was great news, and after borrowing the bike a ... lees meer

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I'm a passionate rider and love doing distance charity rides. This year they've all been cancelled or modified in a way that just isn't the same. I really missed it so I decided to do my own vers... lees meer

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The pandemic has forced us to explore the outdoors more. Florida has so much to offer, and getting around on a bike is the best way to enjoy nature and appreciate Florida’s beauty. When biking, my ... lees meer

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As many of us have had to retool our lives due to restrictions, concerns, or changes in our employment status or position, there are a high percentage of persons that have been working from home an... lees meer

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Bike rider has interesting experience combining hobby of exploring trails with genealogy research. Rides local trails and discovers a little family history. Set the date: July 29, 1920 - my gre... lees meer

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During the quietness of this Coronavirus time, it has been great being able to have the time to use my bicycle more and enjoying the rarity of having my spouse cycling with me. It is a great de-str... lees meer

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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

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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! 😉😷🙏

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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

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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

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Fabulous sunny morning and a Sunday Social Christmas ride with my club Ilkeston Cycling Club....voted Cycling Weekly's Club of the year 2020. Great company. 3 separate groups of 6 heading off at ... lees meer

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Rode over to CSUSM campus to check out how long the line was to get tested. Glad to see so many getting it done !

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Door het thuiswerken zullen veel van ons minder fietsen dan normaal, zo ook ik. Helaas had mijn auto wat problemen en moest hij vandaag naar de garage toe. Stond daar een mooie leenfiets voor m... lees meer

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I use my bike most days normally. I also walk. In fact I normally clock up at least 100 miles a month on the bike, 20 miles in the swimming pool and 15 or so on foot. Come the first lockdown I w... lees meer

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Hi, I started mountain biking in September 2019 at the age of 48! I was pretty rubbish so decided to book myself on to a course, which was great fun. What I didn’t bank on happening was lockdown, 2... lees meer

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It’s been rare to cycle after dark recently, especially under lockdown. When things were open I was able to swim each evening; a perfect way to complement my cycling exercise. That’s not possible j... lees meer

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Graham Matthews Hello I like your ideas of being seen which I also use but all cyclists should a hi viz jacket of some kind in day light wi... read more

I’m a disabled cyclist and have to ride a recumbent hand cycle, knowing the winter months were upon us and dark mornings were also approaching fast, I needed to think fast to be bright and to be se... lees meer

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Clive Sheldon I follow you on Strava, you get some great rides in on that machine of yours'-well done!

I have been struggling to complete a virtual triathlon due to various issues. My friend persuaded me to finish it on Sunday and I rode out with her on her 30 year old Raleigh bike! We had a lot o... lees meer

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In my younger years I was always a keen cyclist, used to ride both mountain bike and BMX, as I grew older I graduated to road bikes and started cycling to work daily, over a period of about 10 year... lees meer

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Lucy Giuliano Thank you for sharing David and glad to hear you've got back into cycling :)
Ivan Lafayette Loved your story, it is indeed nice to be back on a bike after a long while!

I love to ride at night with my daughter! It gets us out of the house for some exercise, after a long day of digital school, and gives us a chance to talk. We also have fun brightening up the neigh... lees meer

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Working for home has meant the only time of the day I normally leave my house is during a recreational bike ride. I've always been motivated to ride from A to B (to work, to the grocery store), ho... lees meer

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I've ridden with several Central Florida bike groups as a way of staying active during the pandemic. It's a great way to keep a prudent distance from others and be outside and still be able to soci... lees meer

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I quit smoking about four and a half months ago because I was afraid I would die if I caught COVID. When I first quit, I started walking around my neighborhood when I wanted a cigarette (I walked a... lees meer

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My department was furloughing the majority of my team mates so I decided to take in earlier than expected retirement. This left me with a lot of time on my hands. I sold my treasured road bike afte... lees meer

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Before lockdown and Cycle September I did most of my travelling around the city by bus or Uber. Now I cycle everywhere! I really enjoy it, it minimises unnecessary contact on public transport and ... lees meer

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A positive 2020 memory of riding together to vote with my husband on a beautiful Orlando evening!

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#MobilityWeekFL. Several months ago, I bought a recumbent trike and I'm pleased to say its the greatest for someone with a bad back. After about 10 minutes on the trike, I feel no back pain and i... lees meer

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At the beginning of the pandemic, it was really hard for us to be cooped up in the house all day, with all the snacks. I knew I needed to encourage my daughter to stay active, but she was seven an... lees meer

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On March 17, CF Fitness in Mount Dora was required to close in response to COVID 19. My husband was a regular and this was upsetting. What would he do for exercise? Something had to be done! A ... lees meer

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I started at the Kids Hospital Westmead earlier this year. On the first day I enquired about staff parking. My colleague said "You have to wait for someone to die to get a car space". I replied wi... lees meer

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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

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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!!

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

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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

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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

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