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I used to work in an office with other people. Even before Covid they closed that office and sent us all to work from home. I was finding the transition VERY difficult as it was hard to motivate my... read more

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When you finally take a pebble out of your shoe, you think, "why did I wait so long?" I kept saying for years I would ride my bike to work, and now that Love To Ride, Bike Month, and San Diego Bike... read more

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Sylvie Froncek What a great story!!!
Nicholas Reyes I feel the same way!

The weather in Austin has cooperated and I have been able to commute to work every day so far in May. I am the only one in the office, so I am able to continue to work there. I have also done som... read more

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When we started working from home, I didn't want to stop commuting... so I would get up and ride a few miles before starting work... and then at the end of the day. Well, somehow jogging has s... read more

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andrea silver I can totally relate! I take my bike for a morning spin and I try to get out after remote work as well. My real to-the-offi... read more

The most beautiful bike and pedestrian bridge in Silicon Valley spans the Junipero Serra Fwy (Interstate 280) between Sunnyvale and Cupertino. I crossed it today on my way to get to a socially dist... read more

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I feel so lucky that my bike commute to my pottery studio is on beautiful many San Diego paths including the Spanish Trail and along Liberty Station.

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Sylvie Froncek What a nice looking ride!
Leah Schaperow Thanks! It's a lovely ride! <3

Nope, They must be mad. Getting on a slow packed sweaty bus or sitting in their car stuck in traffic for an hour every morning and evening. Start the day with a breath of fresh air and an easy but ... read more

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I started commuting to work by bike back in August 2019 using my old "vintage" mountain bike. I've now completed a total of 1550 miles in 220 trips and only missed one day commuting - that was my ... read more

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I bumped into so peeps I had not seen for years at a Birthday party who told me they were mountain bikers and I started to ride with them, at this point I was super unfit. After riding with them fo... read more

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As a Key worker in NHS I am still work and have to say am happy to be part of a marvelous family NHS I have always ridden in to work daily along the same beautiful route in Bedfordshire Rain snow h... read more

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Andrew Mathers God bless you one our NHS angles(all NHS are ANGLES )

Since selling my car and choosing to ride to work (6 miles) each and every day for the past 3 years, I'm now fitter, carbon neutral #NoCarbon, and a whole lot happier.

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I started commuting by bike about two years ago. I love it! You get to work feeling alert and ready for the day, there's no tedious traffic to get stuck in and I've saved to much money and CO2. I'v... read more

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I starting commuting to work to save a few quid on parking. Since I started I've left the car at home over 200 times, in rain fog snow and storms, and saved 433kg of carbon, which is the same weigh... read more

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Sometimes it's difficult to drag yourself out of bed first thing when the rain is lashing against the window and the car is sat on the driveway but it feels good to get the bike out and go #NoCarbo... read more

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We've been using the bike to get to nursery and school for a while now, but this year I'm trying to hit 200 days of commuting by bike - not easy once you factor in holidays, work trips etc. So sinc... read more

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Janey Bennet Keep getting out while we are allowed!

We've been using the bike to get to nursery and school for a while now, but this year I'm trying to hit 200 days of commuting by bike - not easy once you factor in holidays, work trips etc. So sinc... read more

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It's Winter, the weather is miserable, but despite that, I find myself pulling on my lycra, safety checking my bike and bracing myself to ride to work. Chances are I'll get splashed by the bow ... read more

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#NoCarbon After months of cycling to and from work in the dark, the days are finally getting longer! No need for lights and the shorts can come out 😁

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#NoCarbon After months of cycling to and from work in the dark, the days are finally getting longer! No need for lights and the shorts can come out 😁

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So last July I changed my commute from Southampton to London from using the company car to cycling the 5 miles to the station and training it in... I even now cycle the occassional 15 miles to P... read more

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William Roberts #NoCarbon
William Porth Trigger it!!!

Dragging myself to ride in this wet weather was certainly worth it, my body and ego are convincing me otherwise, until they have the taste of the ride

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#NoCarbon I found a route that keeps me away from the traffic with a short off road section too! And so far my bike is 7lb lighter than when i started riding it...! Happy cycling!

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Finally the wind has dropped so cycle commuting isn't a painful slog anymore, and a 'Brucey Bonus' the Sun is out in place of the rain (occasionally!) the mornings and evening are brighter so it's ... read more

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Cycled to work as usual this morning. In the very heavy sleet. As I arrived at work a driver let me into the car park ahead of him, which I was obviously grateful for, a few seconds less in the sle... read more

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I saw a Little Blue Penguin on my cycle to work this morning along the West Harbour Cycleway SH88 shared path. It made my day :) [address removed]

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When I drive I rarely take the time to enjoy the city I live in but with biking I an so easily stop, hop off and have a wee explore. Yesterday I decided to visit a piece of remnant bush in Christch... read more

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We bought my son a good second-hand bike when he got to intermediate so he could independently cycle the 4km to school each day; no worries if we're working and can't do drop-off or pick-up. I lik... read more

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Julie Wotton Brilliant!

After doing a couple of longer rides for me (>30km) I decided it was time to bike from my home town of Waimauku to work in the Auckland Viaduct area. I set out around 6:40am and had a good ride ... read more

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“When the sign discloses more road closures, and you wait for a train in vain, When, Heaven knows, even the Bus Stop is closed, it’s time to think again! So it’s the car, the train and the bus ... read more

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My workplace I happily refer to as the stables, somedays it can feel like a chore getting out of that duvet on a Monday morning when your body is numb with physical pain! It is a 1000m walk for me ... read more

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Preceding a nasty front we had high winds with gale force gusts. To ride or not to ride. Took my chances and by quitting time it was looking like a bad choice as things had started to come apart a... read more

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Wow I am 2 days into my rides and yesterday I took a dozen eggs home in my panniers, surprised they weren't cooked by the time I got home. Today brought in a fundraising cake for Relay for Life al... read more

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A bit of a later ride home tonight. Kind of nice hearing the birds chirp next to the car engines while stoped at the lights :)

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One of the goals I set for myself when I started my new job at TCC was to bike to work. My role is Corporate Sustainability Lead, so biking makes sense for a lot of reasons. Fitness, wellbeing, env... read more

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Yvonne Rooney Thanks for sharing your journey! Can't wait to hear more about how you're finding your bike commute. I know that ha... read more

Great start to the bike challenge by avoiding a 30min queue caused by roadworks in Panmure today

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This morning was pleased to note the little upgrade to North-Western cycleway on St Luke's part. Crossing was leveled up to the path and made everyone's cycling as smooth as possible. Well done to... read more

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Awesome to see so many people on bikes despite the heat! Brings out a bit of my competitive spirit to keep up with the road bikers!

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Last month I learnt that I could cycle all the way from Hillsborough to City using all cyclepaths. Auckland was awesome before, but now it has reached the next level. Thanks for the Cycleways Auckl... read more

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My 3 year old got her first bike for Christmas and managed to crack riding it in the holidays. Today was the first day back at Kindy and she rode it all the way there. I jogged alongside and got so... read more

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Ben Mansfield psst - make sure to tag your post #MoveMonday to be in the draw to win a panier bag

My favourite part about riding to work in the morning, is going down the Grafton Gully cycle way. Zooming around the corner, no cars in sight, the smell of the native bush and feeling the temperatu... read more

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I managed to get up to 51k/hr down parnell rise this morning. Such good way to start the day #MoveMonday

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Michael Walker A few years back when I was super fit... 86kph down south side of Bombay hill and then 99kph drafting a gravel truck from t... read more

I just moved to NZ on 1 January, and brought my bike with me so that I would have transportation while I was looking for houses, cars, and the rest of the things that life requires. I intentionally... read more

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Ben Mansfield psst - make sure to tag your post #MoveMonday to be in the draw to win a panier bag

Well, okay, so it't Feb! The challenge has been accepted and I'm on my bike! Up and out early this morning 6.10am so that I could bike and enjoy the scenery along the beach lined waterfront from ... read more

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Jessica Rose I wish the Orakei LB would get the pavement there smoothed out, it's so bumpy! But the scenery is stunning.

Ok, this time I stopped to pick up all the broken glass. I had ridden through it once, and, in a act of self preservation, thought it best to remove the "worst" of it. 5mins later, a cyclist stop... read more

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Eryn Shields #MoveMonday

Those days of pressing that snooze button constantly are over! Truthfully I feel I’m not working cause if you love what your doing then it’s not classed as work, right? To be continued......

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A great tailwind and lots of cars stuck in traffic gave me a real smug feeling on this particular morning! I had to cover my face to hide a massive grin 😆 #winterwheelers

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I don't drive, so if I didn't cycle I would rely on Public transport to get me to work, which is not always great. I do enjoy my 20 mile daily trip from Harlow to Ware PSC GSK site, even through Wi... read more

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Gavin Turner That's a good length commute, and it really does wonders for conditioning/legs to keep rotating through the winter. Com... read more

ho iniziato da marzo a sostituire all'auto bici + treno. Dalla 1° volta che ho sentito di Friday for future. Da allora anche con la pioggia bici + treno. From march 2019 bike + train. No more car... read more

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No frost this morning. No rain. No wind....just an almost silent bike on quiet roads, beautiful Westmorland country side and hardly any traffic. One of the best commutes I've had in ages. Great sta... read more

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North wind = clean air

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