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Morrison Pond, nestled along the Sweetwater River is hands down one of my favorite routes in San Diego! Although it is situated in Bonita, it is so close to Southeast San Diego, Spring Valley and s... read more

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Sylvie Froncek Yay! You're entered in the prize drawing! We'll choose a winner when the scavenger hunt ends!

I love riding my bike around the neighborhood. I get to see all my neighbor's that have been in there homes since a year ago. I try to spread happiness.

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All the miles of dirt and gravel roads to ride to your heart's content through shady pine and oak forest, mostly to yourself on weekdays. No need to gravel grind here. Slow down a bit, smell the ... read more

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Wifey and I really enjoy riding the SLR Trail to the Oceanside Harbor for the best acai bowls in town! #bikelove

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Sylvie Froncek thanks for posting! we'll pick winners at the end of the month!
Sylvie Froncek Congrats! You're a winner! Check your email.

From my house I can ride to the Wildlife preserve. It’s a beautiful peaceful ride around 3 dikes. I especially love Springtime when all the birds come back. There’s geese, pelicans, heron, ducks, &... read more

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Many people go to Deadwood, SD for the night life. I go there to ride the trail. The trail wanders through the Black Hills for 83miles. There are many quaint old whistle stops, old railroad bridge... read more

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It was another beautiful San Diego morning to kick off #Winter Wonderland Week and get my first Ride in on my favorite route.

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Sylvie Froncek Thanks for posting a story! We'll select a random winner on Dec 10th to receive 10 free raffle tickets....your chances are ... read more

My son and I tried something new! The woods are a very different place to ride a bike, so why not try it? There are lots of twist and turns with nature surrounding us. Try going off the ramps at fu... read more

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Sunday, Nov. 1st, was the absolute perfect day for a bike ride in Naples! Temps in the 70s, wind ENE at 5 mph, little traffic. Lots of other soldiers nd clubs took advantage for z great Sunday ri... read more

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#MobilityWeekFL. There are hidden gems everywhere in Florida, tucked away where cars can’t go. The Weekiwachee Preserve has a paved road and miles of easy gravel winding around sparkling lakes and ... read more

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We weren’t able to find bikes during this time, but we were lucky to get a pair of skates! We love skating outdoors on the shared used path! Stay hydrated and have fun outdoors everyone!!! #Mobilit... read more

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Libertad Acosta Anderson This is awesome! I used to rolleskate but love rollerblading! Have fun and stay active :-)

This is a grand loop around Metro Detroit, following the western/northerly portions of Outer Drive, to Belle Isle, down to Grosse Ile, and further on down to Lake Erie Metro Park, then back through... read more

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Leon Shaner I was hoping to be able to add more photos. You can follow me here to see the photos from these many rides and more... [ad... read more
Leon Shaner Well now. It's Instagram dot com slash aetherscythe

This is a story about cheesecake. I love cheesecake. When I get cheesecake at restaurants, I am always so disappointed that it isn't my mom's cheesecake. My mom makes the best cheesecake. Brasse... read more

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Kristin Davis You can’t just throw a word like cheesecake out there and not say where it is!
Susan Hollingsworth Oh, my. My cheesecake story appears to have made it to the "stories from around the world" page. No wonder! This restaurant... read more

I wasn't sure where to take this photo at the Monroe Street Farmers Market, but settled on the bike parking area. The Monroe St. Market is held in a parking lot where there's not close-by parking, ... read more

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Bloom has an amazing biscuit sandwich with roasted sweet potatoes, caramelized onions, and greens -- alas, they have a limited menu for the pandemic, and I cannot get my favorite sandwich. Instead,... read more

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Another place I have never used my Bike Bennies -- and another one that involves ice cream. I've been missing out! Not free this time, but a nice discount on the concessions at the zoo. Unlike a... read more

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Orange Tree Imports is where I first learned about Bike Benefits and bought my first sticker. Lots of the Monroe St shops have Bike Bennies – it's a great neighborhood for shopping on a bike. Al... read more

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I don't do social media so I don't quite know how to do these #Curmudgeon #WhatIsThisHashtagBusiness, but I see that we're being invited to enter a drawing by sharing our love of Bike Bennies, and ... read more

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Zia Brucaya Susan, your post is perfect! (Successful #hashtag use :D) Thank you for posting and supporting these awesome local business... read more

With the temperature and weather being as hot and humid as it is recently, biking the Silver Strand Bikeway is a great way to get some miles in while staying cool. It has easily become my favorite ... read more

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John Kershaw Lucky you that looks Brill.

One of my favorite routes to ride is the Bayshore Bikeway trail from IB to Coronado. It's so relaxing and you can't ask for better scenery. I even got to see the pink flamingo on one of my rides. #... read more

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Sylvie Froncek Bonus points!!
Karen Poret Escapee from the San Diego Zoo??

It's so great to have access to a magnificent place to ride a bike. This reservoir is a treasure. Traffic is minimal and the hills are awesome (if you like hills and I do).

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My favorite place to ride is the less busy parts of the Trinity Trails in Fort Worth! No stop lights, traffic, or dodging people. You can actually notice the beautiful scenery without all those d... read more

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#RediscoverRiding I recently moved to NWA from IL and let me tell you - riding is so much better here! This super bike friendly community makes it easy to get around by bike. I love riding the Raz... read more

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Our family bike ride today confirms that there's no other place in the world that we'd rather bike!!! We've found so many cool hidden places. Love to Ride...San Diego...California...USA!!! <3 ... read more

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I love riding in the San Pasqual Valley. I always stop at the dairy to say hi to the girls. This week there were a lot of frolicking calves! #WTF2020

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Daniel Magos heck yeah that area is the best!

Sanibel has bike paths! Separate 8 ft wide bike paths all over the island, parallel to the roads. I always feel safe!

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They add almost 100 extra pounds and any hill becomes a mountain but it's worth it. Eventually I'll upgrade us. I use my junky yellow Raleigh cus it's sturdy. I bought it for 20 bucks because I was... read more

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Sylvie Froncek thanks for posting! we'll pick winners at the end of the month!

I have 2 bikes, a commuter/tourer and a road bike. I love to ride the trail and can hardly wait to use it to ride to work when the rest of the trail, north east of my home. Right now I ride the tra... read more

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Canyon Ferry Reservoir is fed by the Missouri River and surrounded by the Elkhorn and Belt Mountains. I can ride from my house to the Wildlife Preserve where 3 dikes surround 3 ponds. My favorite t... read more

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Milton Ospina Lovely!

My fav place to ride is the New River Trail starting on the NC/VA border going north.

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Bill Maurer Did it Oct 2020 and loved it !

This is what #winterwonderland in San Diego looks like! Enjoying the (still) lovely colors of fall in around the canyons while on a chill, breezy ride around the neighborhood.

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Went on a Sunday Coastal Ride from Solana to Carlsbad with my adventure partner Theo! It was a beautiful day and as always the scenery was beautiful.

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Sadly it had been months since I had ridden my bike. But today to celebrate #MobilityWeekFL I decided to take a quick trip on one of my favorite routes to check out the construction progress to fil... read more

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My favorite trail (so far) is West Orange Trail in Central Florida. Usually We (My wife & I) park at Winter Garden Station and ride towards Apopka for 9-10 miles. This trail is a very good for ... read more

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I have discovered all these excellent bike trails here in Central Florida! My favorite is the Spring to Spring from Gemini Springs to Lake Monroe. The Rail Trail is also really good for a longer ri... read more

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I live in Cupertino and Fremont Older is a great place for mountain biking with a variety of trails and terrain. It's an easy ride from home to Foothill Blvd to Stevens Creek County Park. You will ... read more

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At Olbrich Gardens, the Bike Benefits sticker is good for free admission to the Conservatory. Right now the Conservatory is closed for the pandemic, but the outdoor gardens are open (with limited h... read more

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I've been riding this route for years, besides the other routes. Today I almost ran a coyote over, pretty scary. Think I may change this route for sure! They always come to the creek late in the ev... read more

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Discovering new city or county parks by bike is always fun. This one is a bit of a distance from Madison, but it's a great park and the riding in the area is beautiful: Magnolia Bluff County Park. ... read more

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Zia Brucaya Looks beautiful - this is a new one to me!

It turned out I needed a smarter phone to order curbside -- but Colectivo is offering curbside pickup via a smartphone app, and they also have Bike Bennies in non-pandemic times, and special treats... read more

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I have never taken advantage of my Bicycle Benefits at Wingra Boats, and it's not available right now because it's free ice cream (yes, free ice cream!) and they don't have their concessions stand ... read more

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Neuhauser Pharmacy does not have (a) a Bicycle Benefits sticker in the window, or (b) bike parking. But it /does/ have (c) friendly neighborhood pharmacists, (d) a post office inside that will s... read more

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Susan Hollingsworth Okay, we can't edit these -- but I swear that I can see a Bicycle Benefits sticker in the window in a blurry photograph tak... read more

I actually have two. One is to a place, about 20+ miles (one way) from my home near SDSU, up to Carmel Mountain, a place called Sesame. 20 miles is a straight shot, but I never do those. I d... read more

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Hi, we missed the virtual tour this morning because we were out on the Loop here in Tucson. Today Ron decided to increase his ride. He clocked 40.2 miles :) he usually rides 35 but he thought toda... read more

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John Kershaw Pretty nice indeed.

I have a story about a new route that will be open to everyone in just about 2 months. If you love the Rock Island Trail, but long for it to continue to the Jamaica North Trail or into Wilderness ... read more

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Tim Zach Way to go, Sara!! Thanks for making this happen!!

#ExploreByBike The Van Fleet trail is a paved rails to trails project that runs from Polk City 28 miles north to the Mabel Road trailhead near Webster, FL. The trail is heavily wooded on both side... read more

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I love the South Bay bike path, that is near my home and go a little out of the way to work every day to go on it. It is beautiful and mostly safe. The birds are wonderful to watch and hear. Lately... read more

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We've had some pretty windy days lately! Maybe it's part of our June gloom? It's funny how the wind is your friend when it's at your back, but also a cursedly strong force to reckon with! #Rediscov... read more

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Dave Nicolai In SD, I've seen, the wind blows in your face, no matter which direction you go in. :-/

About 60 miles to go to make my goal of 500 for the month, so I headed out for one of my favorites: the Night Rider's urban loop, with a few wrinkles. I love the view of the Capitol across Lake Mon... read more

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John Wente I and several of my friends were signed up to do a ride originating and ending in Madison, but of course it got cancelled. ... read more

My wife and I headed out to Lake Farm County Park and back. Due to squirrelly winds, we had headwinds both ways! We had to detour around Terravessa due to heavy construction activity on the new pat... read more

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