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Mother Teresa of Calcutta once said, “Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.” How many chances do we have to give this gift or even more... read more

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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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I've been running on the new extension of the Jones Falls Trail for a while now, and have always been curious about the full length of the trail. I had a day off of work, and the weather was really... read more

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S Bailey I have taken that ride starting from downtown to Cylburn. Sounds like you also enjoyed. Where were you rewarded with panc... read more
Louis Caplan I went to Van Gough Cafe, a nice kosher place in Fells Point.

While biking can be a joy for individuals and families, biking can also be a joy for our furry friends. Our goldendoodle, Gatsby, loves when we take him along on bike rides. We do so at a pace th... read more

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Kari Fowler I haven't been able to get my dog to slow down enough yet for me to be comfortable taking her out on the trails. She pulls ... read more

Daniel is a 2 year old rider who grabs his bike every single day to spread joy around his neighborhood with a big smile! Riding a bike marks a magical moment during many people’s childhood... It i... read more

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Emily Thompson Too cute!!!
Courtney Reynolds OMG that face!

I'm a caregiver to my mom with dementia, and taking time for myself is very difficult. As often as I can, I walk, and go to spin class. I love biking, but unfortunately do not own a bike at this ti... read more

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Mi super coach y la que motiva este gran grupo de chamas bike

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I didn't start riding a bike until I was 29. My mother is from the Netherlands where kids are basically born on bikes, and I guess she thought I would have inhaled bike riding skills from the e... read more

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Today I chose to ride on the bike trail. No cars, few people only squirrels running across my path. It is a beautiful fall day. 70’s and sunny with a breeze. A great day to get lost in my thoughts.... read more

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

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

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

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Sylvie Froncek I love this photo!!!!

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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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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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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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

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

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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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 was inspired to start riding in September of 2019 from a simple post of a friend and his bike. Bringing it back a few years I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in June of 2016. Things that we... read more

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Whooo Hoooo! I posted in October that I'd been hit by a truck while riding, and sustained several fractured ribs and a broken clavicle. Fast forward to a beautiful fall day in Oklahoma - I went o... read more

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Paul Daniello I am glad that you continue to heal and have begun riding again. It sounds like a nasty incident. I was hit by a car walki... read more
David Nelms Thank you, Paul. Sorry to hear you were hit as a pedestrian.

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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Moski Schrader Wow I was just thinking about doing that run. Thanks for the heads up.
Dave Nicolai sure. I am quite disappointed in Clark Construction, the City, and SDSU for the lack of communications regarding this. ... read more

A few times each week we load the bike up with a bucket and trash grabber and ride to the beach and pick up trash. Sometimes the view is the reward!

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Sept. 2019 began with some of what I thought was ITB and hip flexor tightness. Also in the mix was an initially misdiagnosed Medial Tibial Plateau stress fracture and that caused me to be non weig... read more

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#MobilityWeekFL They call it a joyride. What it brings + what it does = magic. On two wheels. Possibly three - or maybe even four, depending on your age. 😊 Its synonyms transport... read more

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#MobilityWeekFL I used to take my car in for service and either use leave time from work to wait until the shuttle driver could take me to work or I would have to take an Uber, ask a friend for a ... read more

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Courtney Reynolds You are so smart!

I ride my bike to work and to play and I love to hike in nature. I was out with friends last week at the Land Of Medicine Buddha in Soquel. This is a private Buddhist Monastery. Absolutely no bik... read more

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Robert Duran Unless someone is there to stop them it will continue. I used to mountain bike in Wilder but gave it up to actually enjoy ... read more

#bikefooddrive #pedalforgood How fun was that?

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Zia Brucaya Awesome, thanks Jamie! We posted the results on Love to Ride Madison Facebook yesterday - 236 pounds donated!

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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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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Sylvie Froncek bonus points!

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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Andrea Forero Andyrawr55
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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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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!

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!

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!

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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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!

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 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

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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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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#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?

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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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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