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Loving the countryside

I've always loved riding bikes, but after retiring in 2020 I took bike riding to another level. I live out in the country away from city traffic so getting on my bike each morning and taking a rid... read more

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Island

Hi all always wanted to visit Iceland and see there interesting places, maybe someone has already traveled there, and know - in what interesting places can be reached by bike.

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Image for story Birthday jaunt at the beach

Birthday jaunt at the beach

Enjoying the bizarrely warm February in Bournemouth, and my Mum finally trying out her new bike!

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Biking around town

Hey everyone, My best friend showed me this awesome bike path around Frankley in New Plymouth. We biked up the road and into the bushes and it so beautiful! There is even a swing halfway through ... read more

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Image for story Downhill and fast

Downhill and fast

Ballarat has many hills (not my favourite thing to climb) BUT - I always enjoy the downhill. Does not matter which hill as long as the trip down is enjoyable. Fisken rd Gear ave SE... read more

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Image for story Willow Watering Hole

Willow Watering Hole

Willow Watering Hole is an amazing outdoor public space that encompasses wildlife and hiking and biking trails in Southwest Houston in Westbury.

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Bendigo to Axedale

I rode from Bendigo to Axedale today and it was beautiful. Lots of wattle out along the O’Keefe Rail Trail. It's about 40km return from Bendigo and the Axedale Tavern has great food and is really ... read more

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Image for story Slimbridge to Thornbury

Slimbridge to Thornbury

A favourite cycle route. Smooth, quiet lanes in the countryside. Free carpark at Slimbridge then swap the car for the bike. Good day out.

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Beautiful Jersey

If you haven’t already paid Jersey a visit you must put it on your places to go list… Lots of beautiful scenery & country lanes to explore…beaches & pubs!! Todays ride 25 miles according ... read more

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Our Favorite Weekly Ritual

My partner and I just moved to the area and have been excited to explore! One of our favorite things to do on a weeknight is ride to Lake Fayetteville, hit the food truck park, then watch the sunse... read more

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Image for story Fisherman's Lake Trail

Fisherman's Lake Trail

Beautiful Sunday afternoon ride.

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Image for story WWindermere

WWindermere

Windermere in the lake district. When you get treated to views like this and some fab riding just heaven.

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Image for story Route 45 - Cainscross (Stroud)-Woodchester-Nailsworth, and back

Route 45 - Cainscross (Stroud)-Woodchester-Nailsworth, and back

First ride for Bike Month was a family one. 44yF 41yM 8yF 7yM, hooking up 2 Cube bikes and 2 kids bikes onto our secondhand towbar rack. Literally bought this this morning from marketplace and it's... read more

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Image for story ITS DARK NIGHTS AT NIGHT WITH WINDY TREE.

ITS DARK NIGHTS AT NIGHT WITH WINDY TREE.

I RIDE IN THE WET RAIN IT POURS DOWN AND IM HAPPY THE WIND IS LOUD THE TREES BLOW IN THE WIND AND A FUNNY CAR DRIVES AROUND THE LONG DARK ROAD FUNNY LIGHTS APPEAR AND MOANING MEN WITH NO WHERE T... read more

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Pink

there is never enough pink

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Waimahanga track Onerahi

This is a lovely easy track that takes you out or from the beautiful Onerahi foreshore..it connects with the cycle trail from the town basin/ Hatea Loop at Te Matau a Pohe and its safe and scenic -... read more

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Seeing a little of the Kaikoura Coastline (safely) from atop a bike

We've heard there re plans to build a cycle route from Blenheim to Kaikoura and beyond. But we happened to be staying around Kaikoura on a sunny day, and had our bikes, so thought we'd see if there... read more

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Porirua ride of interest

My wife and i often ride the Pauatahanui Inlet loop ride and I get questioned often about the ride around the Whitby side. We do not ride SH58 (or Paremata Road) as yes, it is too narrow and too da... read more

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Speyside Way

My story. Well....It will not be breathtaking and spectacular. It will not split into sections, where each is better than the other. My story will not be famous, worldwide known. It will not go by ... read more

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Image for story Creeper Trail, Damascus, VA

Creeper Trail, Damascus, VA

This is my favorite trail; I have revisited it multiple times with co-workers and family on this trip.

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B40 Goodness

The back 40 has so much to offer for a verity of riding styles… technical riding, speedy down hills, tough uphill climbs, and even more simple flat blue sections. The trailhead closest to me has... read more

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Image for story Nothing beats Coler.

Nothing beats Coler.

The Tuesday night Tour De Coler group rides are always a blast, especially now with the lower temps.

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Gavlann Wheel

Gavlann Deal

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South Auckland Trail Ride - Left the Car at Home

Totara Park has a really good set of bike trails, with something for all levels of rider skill. The trail hub is about 10km from my home, so I feel a little ridiculous driving there. A plan suggest... read more

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Image for story I street Bridge at night

I street Bridge at night

I like doing a loop through Old Town and across the bridges as part of my evening ride(s). The View from the I street bridge at night is amazing, even if the narrow sidewalk is a little treacherous... read more

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The way to do the same thing every moment

Motionless emotions through the journey of by cycling riding.

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Image for story My happy places x 2

My happy places x 2

So, I booked a weekend in Christchurch with goal of finding 'the bike'. I walked Sumner/Redcliffs pathway (Happy place no. 1 the beach)Then returned the next day to 'christen' my new bike on the sa... read more

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Image for story Biking - one bite at a time

Biking - one bite at a time

The last few years we've been bike touring over Christmas. Bike touring with kids always brings to mind Desmond Tutu's famous statement, "there's one way to eat an elephant: a bite at a time". Wit... read more

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Image for story How do like them apples?

How do like them apples?

Anyone else have a mental map of good places to forage on their routes? I loaded up with some cute little windfall apples today :-)

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Image for story commute fro Yarra Valley

commute fro Yarra Valley

Up at 5am has its rewards. My commute to Lilydale includes about half of the Warburton Rail Trail. To get to the trail involves a climb to Killara Hill. From the Winery gates I often watch sunrise ... read more

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Riding down to the Harbour

Russell and I went down Harbour road which is a road in between the two area of a Golf Course in Motueka. We then went down a bike track beside the sea to bike past the Saltwater baths and down to... read more

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Sunday Sky

Sunday sky and a bike ride

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Image for story There's Nothing Like an Ocean View

There's Nothing Like an Ocean View

When you live near the ocean and can ride on the beach there is just nothing more relaxing. The time and miles slip away as the sounds of the waves on the shore encourage you to just keep pedaling.... read more

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Image for story Bruges / Amsterdam

Bruges / Amsterdam

Voyage à vélo entre Bruges et Amsterdam en 7 jours. Défi relevé! Très fière de cette expérience unique!

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Image for story Ferry Meadows

Ferry Meadows

I enjoy the ride at Ferry Meadow every time. So many places to see at any time of the year and every time there is something new and interesting.

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Image for story Ride in the Yorkshire County 😎

Ride in the Yorkshire County 😎

Nice ride around boughbridge with my wife

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Bike park wales

Bike park Wales is amazing

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Image for story Red Rocks Colorado

Red Rocks Colorado

Nothing beats the Denver Metro Area to Red Rocks in Morrison, CO. I did a couple gigs there through the years and saw some riders making the climb to the top. I was intrigued to say the least and m... read more

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Image for story Mangamahoe bike park with the dogs

Mangamahoe bike park with the dogs

My dogs love the New Plymouth Mangamahoe Bike park as much as I do. The border collie knows that at the end of the track is a river and he loves to bath in that river to cool down. It’s his happy ... read more

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Welcome to Western China to explore, with a road bike!

itinerary overview Days of travel: 7 days and 8 nights Number of trips: 3-5 people A journey that pushes your physical limits, explores parts of the unknown, and takes you on one of the best c... read more

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Why We Ride

I just had to stop for a few minutes on the way to work this morning. There is one point on my ride where I go through a park and ride up/down a hill where there are great views and lovely sun expo... read more

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The cycle around Aucklands waterfront is Spectacular

I live in Parnell, purchased an e bike last year, and just can’t get enough of riding round the waterfront ….Mission Bay for a coffee is a great short ride …todays adventure started there then down... read more

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Bicentennial Park at Sydney Olympic Park

My favourite bike route would be at Bicentennial Park at Sydney Olympic Park. There are plenty of roads to ride and I just rode around there today. It was lovely weather and I rode for about an ... read more

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Image for story NCR 75 to Loch Lomond

NCR 75 to Loch Lomond

Having the NCR 75 on my doorstep is a real treat. Any time i fancy a light ride for an afternoon I take it slow along to bowling for a coffee; for a workout I can click up a few gears and go as fas... read more

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The little things

The joy of finding a new route, it isn’t really any quicker but it’s different and I guess that is part of the joy of commuting by bike - enjoying the scenery as you go.

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River Ride

A quick ride by the river today 🙂

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520 Trail

I finally did a whole trip through Bellevue and across the 520 Trail and it was wonderful! I encourage everyone to try it and then hop on the Burke Gilman at the UW campus for an extra treat. Such ... read more

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Image for story Join me on my saturday norning Ride

Join me on my saturday norning Ride

This video was created on a Saturday morning E- bike ride. My aim was to try and inspire others to get out, be more active and to enjoy the summer. The video was recorded at the end of July 2022 ... read more

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Image for story Nudgee Beach, Queensland, Australia

Nudgee Beach, Queensland, Australia

I live on the northside of Brisbane and am blessed with many great cyclepaths alongside rivers or through wetlands. I never get tired of the scene, I might even get in some birdwatching!

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Get Back on the Saddle!

My husband and I enjoy our bike rides together and we ventured out on a new route that was going to be a nice 20+ mile ride. Six miles out, my front tire clipped the curb as I crossed one curb to ... read more

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