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I was getting tired of the parking lot otherwise known as the northwestern motorway - and because my working day is “bookended” by school dropoff and collection times I couldn’t change my hours to ... lees meer

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25 kilometer woon-werk fietsafstand vond ik altijd ‘te ver’. Ik ging altijd met de trein tot in juni 2020 de mondkapjesplicht in het OV werd ingevoerd. De mondkapjesplicht, op zich al vervelend, w... lees meer

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A keen sportsman in younger days, I was 50 yrs when I decided to get back to a fitter, healthier, Happier lifestyle. I joined a gym, tramped, and cycled. At 65 yrs I studied to the certificate leve... lees meer

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I work at FareShare Sussex and Karola from Cranks mentioned that they were offering discounts to key workers during the summer. They provided discounts on bikes and services for ten of our voluntee... lees meer

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I took advantage of Saturday afternoons open day for the new Christchurch Northern Corridor. Headed from Edgeware Rd, joined at the Cranford St roundabout, then all the way north up the cycleway, a... lees meer

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It was a tad on the chilly side this morning as I rode the 10 miles in the dark to work. Ice crunching under the tires in places at zero degrees and crikey, didn't realise I could produce so much s... lees meer

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You’re out there most days. You’re too old and your bike is too big for training wheels. You’re all over the trail because you can’t keep that bike in a straight line. Your mom and dad... lees meer

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Courtney Reynolds Just beautiful. So much open-hearted gratitude and respect in this post ... thank you!
David Borges I feel the same, react similar and my destination will always be there whenever I get there. When I see 'strava' stats for... read more

In October 2020 I joined the love to ride florida Challenge. I was inspired by the organizations objective of promoting cycling for health and environmental considerations. During the month long ch... lees meer

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Courtney Reynolds Nic, you have WOW'd me this whole past month! Thank you so much for everything you did to make this challenge a success!

Motivated my mates for a ride beyond their limits on an early Sunday morning. From Oldham to Bury. To local authority areas in less than 3 hours there and back.

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I live in WSM. Not commuting right now as I'm WFH, but I head out for a 'virtual commute' ride or walk at the start/ end of work to break up the day. This is Brean Down, seen from Weston's wide, tr... lees meer

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#Light The Night, Inspired me to dig out the lights and get them recharged, then head for the wonder that is Canada Wood Trails, Callendar Estate, Falkirk. Not only was it dark, it was foggy too. ... lees meer

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I’m a Breeze Champion and for the last 2 or 3 years I’ve led a Thursday night, hilly ride which has proved popular with a core group of die hard riders. We motivate each other and our fitness has g... lees meer

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After a miserable day on Saturday where it rained all day we decided to brave the rain on Sunday morning and go for a bike ride from Woodbury to Topsham, a 4+ mile journey mostly on cycle paths. ... lees meer

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Spent the day @ Arcadia's BikeFest - that's motorcycles - sharing safe cycling tips and talking to parents and children about wearing helmets correctly. Thanks to Denise McCalister from MADD for sh... lees meer

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Heb de indruk dat het gaat om de kracht van herhaling. Dit is een geweldig initiatief om mensen meer in beweging te zetten maar we zullen het vast moeten houden. Meerjarenplanning met elke maand e... lees meer

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Any day - any amount of miles - is a good day in the saddle. Anytime outside is a good day in the saddle. Get out of the house - look up - saddle up, and enjoy the ride!

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I love to ride on Florida's clay roads and the annual Dirty Pecan ride is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to join cyclists of all ages and abilities on some of the prettiest "roads less traveled" in no... lees meer

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When I was a child growing up in West Virginia, I would ride my bike all day long until the sun went down. That was long ago. In this time of "extended personal space" I have restarted my love affa... lees meer

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We live in Brighton and my daughter goes to the orthodontist in Hailsham. In the past we drove as there isn’t a train station in Hailsham. Since making the family decision to ditch the car during l... lees meer

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I did it! Woohoo! 50 days of riding! This is how this challenge came about. I decided to take part in the [address removed] #CycleSeptember challenge. I only really awoke to the idea on the 15t... lees meer

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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

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Fietscoach Mirjam A Beste Pien, bedankt voor je verhaal. Wij vinden een persoonlijk verhaal helemaal geen tijdverspilling hoor. We hopen juist ... read more

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

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I had to deliver a copy of my sons cd (The Roke), local leaflets and a wet suit around Linlithgow. Usually I wouldn't think twice about jumping into the car and whizzing round to drop them off. ... lees meer

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Each year, many of us are challenged to ride more and get healthier by taking part in the National Bike Challenge. And although many already have great regular cycling habits in place and look forw... lees meer

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Though I take measures to ride safely and make myself visible, I was sideswiped by a vehicle Sunday morning (October 4) during an early morning ride. The good news - the driver did stop and help m... lees meer

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Kenneth Macomber Heal up fast my friend! Keep looking up! Ken.
Devansh Soni Get well soon ! Thanks for the safety post

A friend was getting frustrated with his car commute from Massey to the City and the $12 per day parking costs. He was quizzing me on ebikes, so I lent him mine to see if it was a goer for him befo... lees meer

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This year will be simple. 1. continue my 5 mile commute at 5am to the station with my 3st rucksack. 2. Cycle 1000 miles at weekends over a year, before my wife wakes up at 9am, dressed as a knigh... lees meer

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Claire Sharpe Love this!

I’ve clocked over 3,000 km since getting a road bike in February. Lockdown gave me empty roads and time to build up fitness. I’m over forty and am fitter now than in 20 years, having lost around a ... lees meer

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I went for a ride Saturday morning...I looked out the window and thought Nooooooo But forced myself to go it was windy wet and challenging....and then I had a major blow out and now in need of a n... lees meer

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Recently all my bikes were stolen. It's pretty devastating losing bikes that you love... While reaching out to friends I was connected with a man who was an avid cyclist. After a bike crash he swi... lees meer

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Karen Nicholson Happy you were gifted a bike. Fingers crossed that you get your other bikes back.🤞

I needed to get some things from the shop. It would have been easy to opt for taking my car: - easier to carry groceries in the car - it's 2 degrees, quite cold! BUT no, I chose the better an... lees meer

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My best friend, who is a mother, teacher, triathlete, runner, Ironman, baker and all around wonderful person contracted a virus in her heart in 2017 and her life changed forever. She lived with 2 V... lees meer

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Riding can sometimes be a solo experience...no one there to see you flying over the handle, bars, walking home with a flat tyre, spiking your shin on the peddles, p*** wet through! cryin to yoursel... lees meer

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John Kershaw well done.

When my bestie had her first bike ride in years, we planned it so we could do a short ride to get dinner. It was a tough ride, and she had to get off and push a few times, but we made it to the res... lees meer

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I have over 30 years cycling experience and a keen member of a local club. Unfortunately cycling in the dark commuting and similar carries additional risks. Purchase as powerful a rear light... lees meer

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To keep cycling all year round have added a few things to keep me safe. A 500 lumen rechargeable front light. The one I have has a power meter on top so I know has plenty of power reserve. Option... lees meer

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Nigel Howard #LightTheNight

I started commuting by bike to work about 5 years ago when I first moved to the UK. I got given a very old purple mountain bike by one of our regulars in the pub where I worked. It was a very espec... lees meer

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Back in 2018 , through no fault of my own I was hit by a large vehicle and suffered a dislocated collar bone, among other injuries. I was off my bike for over 6 months and it was a long painful roa... lees meer

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Encouraged by my daughter to get back cycling. This photo shows us both out today on the Carrington Moss Estate. This is a beautiful place to get outdoors and take in the Natural beauty that surr... lees meer

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Any day - any amount of miles - is a good day in the saddle. Anytime outside is a good day in the saddle. Get out of the house - look up - saddle up, and enjoy the ride!

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Cycling UK Stevenage have loved using Love to Ride, its really motivated us to keep cycling and to do a few more miles in these last few months (including Cycle September). We are now doing a Novem... lees meer

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On September 20th I was 77 years old. I live in the On Top of the World community in Ocala, Florida. The people I know that ride here have a custom of ridding your age. I practiced for a while and ... lees meer

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After retiring from Army I lost my purpose in life. It was hard to function let alone get off the couch. I reached 300lbs and little to no motivation. I started to ride around the neighborhood and ... lees meer

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8 WEAR A HELMET, ALWAYS Please, please wear a helmet! There is no excuse to not be wearing one. One doesn’t wear them for fashion. They’re there to protect your head. (There are some horrific inju... lees meer

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Mahesh Patel So true, I had a fall whilst trying to corner on wet leaves, thank God for the helmet....

I have been riding with a group from Mt Dora, Fl called the Covid Cruisers. The group started riding together in March and has grown from a few to over 20 riders now. Our ages range from early 50’... lees meer

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Rozann Abato So happy to ride by your side. You are a COVID Cruiser inspiration!

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

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Since retiring in 2012 and ditching the car in 2013 I have enjoyed cycling, the past three years on my Scott Hybrid but this year the arthritis in my knees has made cycling uncomfortable so against... lees meer

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We go from strength to strength with more enthusiastic ladies wanting to get back to riding. Today we had a successful cycle around the local park for the "Wibbler's" not quite ready for the longer... lees meer

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Our company was unable to join Cycle September in any formal manner, but that didn’t stop us. We created Strava groups all round the world and then joined them up to a Global group too. Toget... lees meer

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Growing up I always stayed active. I was either playing baseball or football with friends. Then as I got older I began playing organized sports. After high school I joined the Army and was still... lees meer

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Nanci Balassone Wonderful article! Great journey!