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IB Scavenger Hunt

Moving up in the standings! Rode Bike the Bay last weekend, so a bit of a delayed start. Did make up some ground today, however - thanks for those who helped with some of the pictures! 😊🚴

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a 2.5 year bike injury case has been settled!

Hi everyone: Some good news after 2.5 years: I just had a successful resolution in a bike injury case bikinginla. com/ Six figures. See Press Release above A 12 page story ... read more

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Saddle Time! One stop will be my fave donut shop. story below

I'm riding 25 miles to my favorite donut shop up in Carmel Mtn. They're a local store that's been in business for 30+ years, owned by the same couple for 24 of them They made the news because a Kr... read more

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Ride with Kids

Took my child to the Y by bike and was honked at and insulted for not riding on the sidewalk. At least my child thought the honking was funny and did seem to notice the yelling. Another reason wh... read more

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La Mesa scavenger hunt

Super excited to participate in the La Mesa scavenger hunt #lamesa Chrissy017

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Biking in Quarantine

#BikeLove my husband and I fixed up our bikes during quarantine and started going on long bike rides on the weekends. I'm currently training for a century!

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Me and my Diverge

Out for a Saturday ride with my Diverge to enjoy another beautiful San Diego day. #bikelove

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Image for story Winter Wanderland New Belgium Brewing Bicycle Raffle Prize

Winter Wanderland New Belgium Brewing Bicycle Raffle Prize

Thank you! San Diego County Bicycle Coalition/Love to Ride for my new New Belgium Brewing Bicycle. I appreciate everything you do to advocate for better bike infrastructure, educating riders and c... read more

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Lake Murray

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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IB Scavenger hunt!

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

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Scavenger hunt

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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Womxn's Ride 2020

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

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Oh no, the crankarm

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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Biking with Family

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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Family ride

#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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Gordy Shields Ride

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

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Image for story My Gordy Shields Memorial Ride

My Gordy Shields Memorial Ride

I just did a nice ride in Encinitas. #GORDYSHIELDS2020 Here's a pic of me and Gordy from several years ago.

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Ride for Gordy

This morning I rode 10 miles in memory of Gordy Shields! #GORDYSHIELDS2020 #LOVETORIDESD

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IBactive Scavenger Hunt

I'm excited to participate in the Imperial Beach Scavenger Hunt. This will be my 2nd one. Had so much fun on the first one and learned alot about Imperial Beach. I encourage all my cycling friends... read more

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Bike Anywhere Bingo

#BikeAnywhereBingo

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Mtn Biking!

I have always loved biking around town but not until recently have I started mountain biking. I absolutely love it! Nothing too crazy as I am a mom in my 40s and don’t need to break any bones. But ... read more

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Preparing For Bike Month

Took advantage of a beautiful day for a nice bike ride while taking in the beauty of all the blooming trees and flowers. Looking forward to bike month. #lamesa Nanak

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I love to ride

I have been riding a bike since my first tricycle at 5 years old. I grew up in La Mesa and rode my bike to school through highschool. My bike was also my freedom to explore my neighborhood and just... read more

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Me and My Diverge

Out for a Saturday ride with my Diverge to enjoy another beautiful San Diego day. #bikelove

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Registering bicycles

I am registering my bikes with Bike Index, and I have previously done so with Project 529. More places is better! I had one stolen once, and because I had reported the theft and serial number to th... read more

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Image for story Closure of the Murphy Canyon bike trail

Closure of the Murphy Canyon bike trail

Qualcomm is getting razed.... the college is starting with the parking lot, so they have closed access to everything from where the back entrance (Rancho Mission/Ward) to where you would exit th... read more

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Image for story Alternatives to Set Routes (Harbor Drive for one)

Alternatives to Set Routes (Harbor Drive for one)

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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Scavenger Hunt FUN

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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Riding while pregnant

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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Image for story Yesterday's Ride Past the Bay

Yesterday's Ride Past the Bay

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

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Image for story A fun ride with my furbabies

A fun ride with my furbabies

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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FAMILYRIDEWEEK

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

While waiting for the new cassette....

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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Image for story Ride for Gordy 2020

Ride for Gordy 2020

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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Image for story Gordy Shields Day Ride

Gordy Shields Day Ride

Pedaled from my home to Gordy's former home of many decades Pedaling from Fletcher Parkway towards Gordy's street, I wondered how many hundreds of times he pedaled that obvious route to his house.... read more

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My rides

I ride for fun because riding feels like stress relief

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Lesson Learned Hard Way

If you purchase a helmet with the ANGi or something similar take the time to set it up! No one plans on crashing and 9/10 it happens due to things out of our control. Also learned since crash that ... read more

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ABC Quick Check-Air

“A” = Air. Check the sidewall of the tire and inflate tires to the rated pressure as indicated on the sidewall. Use a pressure gauge to ensure proper tire pressure. Check if there’s any damage to t... read more

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Image for story You will not be forgotten, smiles in our miles

You will not be forgotten, smiles in our miles

Norfolk Sheriff's Office of Virginia pays tribute to all the men, women, children, and all those who lost family members, friends, and loved ones. As we pledged to pedal twenty-plus miles, we creat... read more

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Beware of the bike thieves in Bristol Harbour

Thought I take a nice ride to the Bristol harbour. Double locked the bike near the harbour bridge with the horns. When I got back all was gone. No one saw anything and Police not really interested.... read more

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Liberté!

Lorsque je reviens du travail à vélo, je me nettoie l'esprit en quelques secondes et je suis à nouveau prête pour un autre bout de journée!!

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Pedal for Parkinson's

Last Sunday I completed my longest bike ride, 50 miles in Stirlingshire to raise money for Parkinson's. It was a great challenge and a great event, and I'm so pleased to raise money for this worthw... read more

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TURN RIGHT

Are you aware of the hand signal when turning right on your bicycle?

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Bikeability

Last week I started a new job as a Bikeability Instructor! I’ve always loved cycling and travel by bicycle as much as I can (a friend once said to me that I was into cycling when it wasn’t fashion... read more

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ABC Quick Check-Brakes

“B” = Brakes. Have a look at your brakes, check the brakes and cables to make sure they aren’t worn down. See if you can reach the brake levers comfortably, then squeeze them for cable tightness an... read more

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Cycling in the dark

After a longer cycle than usual [up to Carmunnock etc], with both my Busch & Muller headlights ablaze, my dusk-cycle in Glasgow got interesting. Near the "Museum of Transport", I turned up the... read more

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Riding for worthy causes

This September, I am taking part in the Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids' cancer! Why? Because right now, cancer is the biggest killer of children from disease in the United States. Over 15,700 ... read more

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Thwarted!

I hoped to ride a lot during Cycle September, only to have my plans thwarted by Hurricane Ida. I left home for the storm; and the authorities in New Orleans are saying not to come back if you've ev... read more

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Image for story Tour de Manc. Raising funds for HaTS

Tour de Manc. Raising funds for HaTS

This Sunday I'm doing a Tour de Manc and raising money for HaTS. HaTS is an independent charity providing support and care provided to cancer patients and families of the Haematology and Tran... read more

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TURN LEFT

Are you aware of the hand signal for turning left when on a bicycle?

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