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Every 2 minutes, a child is diagnosed with cancer, the biggest killer of children from disease in Australia. Children deserve to be living life, not fighting for it. This October, I'm riding 500... read more

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There is but one human truth and that is there are many truths. I know this because I ride a bicycle. My cat does not ride on a bicycle, but he is alive. For him that is blessing, I suppose, and fo... read more

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Jay's cycles is a local friendly bike repair and servicing company based a few miles from Brighton with easy parking. We cover everything from small puncture fixes to full services and rebuilds! W... read more

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Like all great adventures, it was a lot more fun planning the route and pedaling there, then actually being there. Even though circling the lake, on the pedestrian and bike path is pretty darn nic... read more

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Today, was another great day to ride. I was tracing a set route today, which put me on Harbor drive part of the time. For those who ride it routinely, in combination with the Silver Strand. Th... read more

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Having fun with family and friends riding around town doing the scavenger hunt. We love IB! #IBactive

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Loving the scavenger hunt challenges as well as the different points of interest that I’m just finding out about. life6ybike #IBactive

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(I wrote a little poem, maybe cheesy, maybe not) You go round and round below me Upon this seat, I take in the view beside me For as far, as the eye can see My heart is happy, on my bike, I f... read more

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I'm having alot of fun participating in these bicycle scavenger hunts. IBactive is my 2nd one as Mid City was my first. The 1st time was such a great fun experience I couldn't wait to do it again. ... read more

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I'm getting to the point where I'm too pregnant to ride. But whether it's riding or watching loved ones ride, there's no better way to enjoy my beautiful city. #IBActive

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Watch out for bullies on the rode! We were harassed by a driver with license plate BAI689, in God we trust... He passed us as we were riding on a country road, 2 by 2 (there were 4 of us riding). H... read more

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I had the shortest of rides for the second day of the bike challenge. I can look out of the window of my new work-from-home space and right into the garage of my neighbor and great friend. I looked... read more

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Anytime you go out to ride, you take a risk that *1 you'll have an accident *2 you'll be left or right hooked *3 you'll nearly get hit, or run over, by someone running a stop sign, even thoug... read more

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Candace Monzingo Completely understand where you are coming from!
Alice Scott I have given up on the roads completely after becoming a parent. I am simply not willing to place my life in the hands of r... read more

I got to ride up to Overlake to see the new Overlake Village bike and pedestrian bridge! It will connect to the new light rail station in Overlake Village to the 520 trail. I hear it will open late... read more

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Tom Resing really cool to see. thanks for sharing!

Taking our 6year old on her first ride off road at Hicks Lodge. It's great place to start any little ones journey, the routes are very family friendly and the cafe serves delicious ice cream.

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Zizzie Moore It's brilliant there. Well done to both of you.

Been cycling for 42 years just enjoy cycling. What else is there to say

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Rajesh Dadia Nice one !!!

I like my time to myself in the morning. I take out on bike or the other, depending on the mood I guess. Going to have to search for new riding areas soon. Harvest time is coming soon, already tra... read more

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5 years ago as a teenager, I visited Europe for the first time for vacation. What a culture shock that was, EVERYONE rode bikes EVERYWHERE! Many elegantly dressed, without helmets, going where they... read more

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Misael Ramos Cycle on, brother!

Just a short story of how I got my Tricycle and how it got its name! I everytime went on a bike ride and I just couldn't stay stable and I got really upset thinking I'd never feel somewhat safe rid... read more

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Okay it's not a cycle story but I have a passion for long-distance skateboarding across countries and where possible, ticking a new one off the list. My two-week annual adventure typically starts j... read more

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Riding has opened the door to better fitness and health, for me. I’m a Type 2 Diabetic. It’s genetic (look, in a poet). So, it’s important to try to keep it under control as much as possible. ... read more

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We're a group of six nearly or already 60+ ladies who have upped our cycling distance since lockdown. Yesterday was the EPIC fifty miler from my home in Crowthorne to Woolhampton for lunch, via Son... read more

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During the early weeks of Covid, a 9 hilly mile round trip for me was to Middle Farm at Manston in north Dorset where I cycle into the farmyard and buy milk bottled and chilled that morning with c... read more

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The City of Santa Cruz has launched a Slow Streets program, and we are looking for neighborhoods to nominate their streets! The Slow Streets program is designed to limit through traffic on cert... read more

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Matt Miller This is awesome! Way to go City of Santa Cruz going from Slow Streets concept to roll out in such a short window. More spac... read more
Joanna Nelson Thank you! Our neighborhood is nominating itself. Hooray for Slow Streets!

I'm a member of a group that organises walks, bike rides etc. and they advertised a Liverpool to Leeds canal bike ride. As I live not too far from the canal and use it often I thought it would be ... read more

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We love to ride together as a family. I got stung by a wasp (mile 12) on Trinity trails.

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If your group's profile didn't have a location filled in, it's data (riders, rides, trips, and miles) is probably floating out in LaLa land. If you are the Admin for your group, please go in and se... read more

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love cycling in London, my favourite route is from Kew bridge to Walton on Thames on the Towpath. Perfect escape from London busy roads :)

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Coming back from an appointment at The Paintworks on Bath Rd to Bedminster I discovered I could get straight onto St Philips Greenway and ride alongside the River Avon for half the journey. A very... read more

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Martin Fodor I did the same recently and enjoyed using this path as well. Took us to the ‘bridges to nowhere’ at the Arena Island site.

I Love to Ride!!! & Ride with pride!!! ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜 ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜 ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜

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Sylvie Froncek I love this photo!!!!

Just part of yesterday's ride around the beaches and the bay.

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Sylvie Froncek What a stunning day for a ride!

Today I learned that one of my favorite Strava posters, kudos giver and comment makers passed away from injuries he sustained when struck by a motorcyclist when out on his ride. He had a funny, dry... read more

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I left an abusive and toxic marriage about 3 years ago, to start a fresh new beginning for myself and my girls! Along that journey I met an amazing man, who has been such a blessing to me and my gi... read more

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Gina Morimoto Thank you for sharing about your great family times! <3

My 6 year old has started coming out with me on his bike because he "needs to work his skating legs" (he plays roller and ice hockey). He has got the cycling bug now but being a little sportsman, ... read more

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It's what I get for torquing up hills.... The crankarm couldn't take it anymore... In fact, it was probably the reason it was squeaky down there. We had tried all other options, but yet the sque... read more

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I fell off my bike this afternoon. Approaching a bend on a lane and thought, I had better brake a bit in case there are any cars, well there was and I braked too hard, skidded and came off. Landed ... read more

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Paula Hallett Hope you recover quickly and it hasn't put you off.
Janet H Thank you, no not put me off, but a good time to get my bike serviced, I was putting it off for a rainy day

My little ones out biking with me, their parental unit. They are getting a bit old and can’t walk as far anymore. Solution: They had a fun bike trailer ride to the park, we stopped to play ball, ha... read more

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Nicholas Reyes They are adorable little riders!!! <3

This post is coming out differently than I had in my head and I can't even tag people because there are so many. May is Bike Month and in the midst of a pandemic, lockdown orders, homework, and ho... read more

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After an injury in November, I stopped exercising for several months. When I started to feel better, I tried running and swimming but the movement aggravated the injury. After being encouraged by... read more

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Cyclists in Totnes are gathering for a socially-distanced group ride around town, to highlight the need to provide more cycle routes and safer streets. Meet at 5 p.m. Friday 29th May in Victoria St... read more

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Memorial Day is a holiday that has changed from the original intent. It has gone from a day of somber remembrance to one of picnics, day on the lake or at the beach and so forth. Now none of those ... read more

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David Nelms I thank you and your family for their service, and for your uncle who made the ultimate sacrifice

Biked Los Penesquitas Preserve with my son. Had a nice break at the waterfall talking about life in general. Then rode back to the house. He's 36 now. So different riding with him as an adult, but ... read more

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We have been riding more around the neighborhood and my son is challenging himself to go down Camino Ruiz trail and rides the full loop back home which includes a long gradual climb. So stoked for ... read more

#FAMILYRIDEWEEK Took my pre-teen daughter to ride at the local high school parking lot. Lot's of room and no cars or traffic so it was super safe. Loved it

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Sylvie Froncek What a great place to practice!!
Nicholas Reyes That looks like Kearny Mesa High?

After two days of rain (0.95 in), we finally got a good day, 75 deg., light east winds, and mostly sunny. Nancy and I took advantage of it by heading out to Lake Farm County Park. After a short ... read more

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Got out for lunch. Last night I tried my unicorn headband on the winter helmet... got a smile or two but... today I popped it onto the summer helmet because IT IS OVER 60 DEGREES and YES I succ... read more

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Five years ago I had a cycling accident where my front wheel locked up and sent me over the handlebars onto my helmeted head. I was temporarily paralyzed with fractured C1 and C2 vertebrae in my ... read more

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I've hit my smart trainer the last 4 days. I did some routes that I had previously done in Hawaii. I find, IRL (In Real Life), the rides seem to be easier, and more balanced. Easier, as in, ... read more

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Did 10 urban miles on all the bike lanes, shared lanes, and separated lanes I could find.

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My solo "Salute To Gordy Ride" from today. #GORDYSHIELDS2020 I didn't always wear the mask on my KVR/Pomerado ride, but when I did I felt like I was at Mt. Whitney.

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