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We went exploring the trails in the park today. The kids are enjoying their recent bicycle upgrades -- for my daughter, her first adult-sized bicycle! -- and we've been having a blast taking them o... read more

Topic: A story from the Bike Challenge

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I love riding the Greenway from Bentonville to Springdale, but right now the number of people do not allow me to go as fast as I would like to so I find myself riding it sometimes, and riding the c... read more

Topic: My favourite place/route to ride

So I decided to give my chain a good cleaning & dry lube maintenance, and in doing so lost the teeny, tiny square nut that holds the chain together. It is an Izumi Pro track chain and has a screw a... read more

Topic: A story from the Bike Challenge

During the quarantine era, our family was able to spend more time together. With our busy schedules, work, school etc…we had not had time to bike together as a family. We decided to pull out our du... read more

Topic: Biking in the Coronavirus Era

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Like a majority of college students, my main mode of transportation was my bike. I started off with a fold-able bike before I saved up some money to treat myself to a nicer road bike. It wasn't unt... read more

Topic: A happy riding memory

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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

Topic: Other

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Took the girls on a ride to the Dollar store for pet rat supplies. They enjoyed the ride and were impressed that they could ride their bikes somewhere they usually drive to. My youngest is only 6... read more

Topic: Biking in the Coronavirus Era

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I’m 62 years old and I like to ride my bike it’s not hard and anyone can do it it’s low impact so easy on your knee. Today is day 2,011 days in a row that’s just a little over 5 years and in that t... read more

Topic: Encouraging others to ride

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Ralph Gonzales awesome. Love your picture. where and what are you riding?

Hello! I’m fundraising for CHUF. Here’s my JustGiving page, if you’d like to donate: Anything is much appreciated please also share thank you 🙏 ❤️ [address removed]

Topic: Biking in the Coronavirus Era

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Ross Neil Sorry for some reason it’s deleted my link but if you don’t mind going on just giving and searching my name Ross Neil it wi... read more

This Sunday 24th May, I will be riding around London, visiting all 10 of the Premier league and championship football grounds. About 100 km. All in aid of the local Crisis Community Kitchen, set ... read more

Topic: Biking in the Coronavirus Era

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My husband and I have been a little anxious about biking near home, which traverses some busy streets, including El Cajon Boulevard. The Love to Ride challenge has gotten us on our bikes way more t... read more

Topic: A story from the Bike Challenge

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Sylvie Froncek Hey hey! Looking good!!!
Heidi Saul Great job and glad you guys got out to ride...enjoy and be safe

This weekend I went to the hot desert of Indio, CA to visit my mom and my dad. My dad offered to buy my Oldest Daughter a bicycle for her to leard to ride without training wheels soon! She picked ... read more

Topic: Encouraging others to ride

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Wonderful opportunity to do something even if only a small contribution to support the NHS while continuing to enjoy my cycling.

Topic: Biking in the Coronavirus Era

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I have three kids and we get out almost everyday to bike during “these times” for some fresh air and smiles.

Topic: Biking in the Coronavirus Era

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Heidi Saul Your future cyclists looks great
Robert L Typical of many families, helmets on kids, none on the adult. Get with it Mom.

This weekend marked a year since giving a road bike a go. I'd been a cycle commuter on a hybrid bike for a couple of years prior but thought i'd give it a go. I loved it, but lost touch with it ove... read more

Topic: My Bicycle Romance

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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

Topic: Other

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These days our moods are fragile, and this morning my son had a terrible start into the day. We decided to go biking and although it's one of his favorite hobbies, he didn't feel like getting ready... read more

Topic: Biking in the Coronavirus Era

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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

Topic: Other

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We're cooped in more than ever right now, which makes it really important for me to embrace opportunities to get out with my 6 year old son and explore by bike. He probably hasn't realized it, but ... read more

Topic: Biking in the Coronavirus Era

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Riding, tinkering, chatting, dreaming about bikes is a key component to my well being right now. I'm so fortunate to have found a community of colleagues, friends, neighbors, family and like minded... read more

Topic: Encouraging others to ride

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I started biking about 50 yrs ago. I was working as a Pulmonary/Critical Care Physician in a local hospital. I would wake up at 4 am and ride in my neighborhood for 2 Hrs. At that time I had multip... read more

Topic: Encouraging others to ride

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Paul D'Attilio This is inspirational. Biking into your 80's is nothing short of amazing! I plan to ride as long as possible.
Heidi Saul Thanks for expiring us all...you look great..smile

I meandered around some of the communities, near, where I live. Checked out a few get-it-done reports to see if the city was keeping up with the requests.... I found one that was still lingering,... read more

Topic: Biking in the Coronavirus Era

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Thanks to GSK I have fulfilled one of my dreams – learning how to cycle!. Years ago, at GSK House, we were encouraged to cycle, and were offered free cycling lessons of which I took advantage.... read more

Topic: My first time on a bike in years

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Jack Windle This is amazing, thanks for sharing!

In the last four years I had my meniscus re-attached in both knees and never realized it would take this long to heal. Left knee is doing great after three years and is now supporting my right knee... read more

Topic: My first time on a bike in years

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Fran Huehls Small steps add up. Keep on turning that crank.

Last year I never would have expected to be where I am today. I have moved to San Diego and replaced my car with an electric bike. Hills I have struggled to get over, unreliable transit, and paying... read more

Topic: My Bicycle Romance

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Living several hours from friends, family, and the place you called home most of your life is though in normal times. The social distancing and cancelled trips of the Coronavirus Era makes it even ... read more

Topic: Biking in the Coronavirus Era

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The other day we had a very nice afternoon, and as I had finished my work for the day, I headed out on a ride. I did not choose a route before I left, but rather just headed out and decided where ... read more

Topic: A happy riding memory

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I grew up in Germany, where turtles are either pets or live in a zoo. So I greatly enjoy the opportunity to see turtles in the wild. One good spot that's not too far from Madison and in a very bike... read more

Topic: My favourite place/route to ride

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When we started working from home, I didn't want to stop commuting... so I would get up and ride a few miles before starting work... and then at the end of the day. Well, somehow jogging has s... read more

Topic: My commute by bike

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andrea silver I can totally relate! I take my bike for a morning spin and I try to get out after remote work as well. My real to-the-offi... read more

Summer isnt even here and its 95 in Deep South Texas. Raspa stop half way point.

Topic: Biking in the Coronavirus Era

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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

Topic: Other

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Quarantine life has diminished the level of activity I am accustomed to as an art teacher. I was on my feet most of the day. The transition to being home all day had my body and spirit feeling out ... read more

Topic: Encouraging others to ride

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An accomplished racer, and national champion, Gordy Shields died at age 95 after having started riding at age 50. At the time, I just started riding (age 47) and at his memorial his daugher reveale... read more

Topic: A happy riding memory

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

Topic: Other

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Haven’t ridden in years and never on a new bike! Only rode as a teen around the neighborhood, now 10+ years later my husband gifted me a Trek DS2 and I can’t wait to increase my mileage

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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.

Topic: Other

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I didn't know about the ride, and had already done a couple of hard rides over my weekend, including mountain biking yesterday which got me pretty sore, so I was planning on just doing yoga today a... read more

Topic: A story from the Bike Challenge

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

Topic: Other

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

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In January, I replaced my left knee with one made of titanium, plastic, and glue. The very last thing I did before I left for the hospital was ride the stationary bike for 30 minutes. Post surge... read more

Topic: Encouraging others to ride

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Ana Simental Great for you! I had my meniscus reattached in both knees so I just started biking outdoors this past April since my gym cl... read more

There are so many reasons and ways to ride ;) Our local brewery has an "order online, pick it up outside" option, with a free roll of toilet paper with your order. Then there's the grid ... read more

Topic: Biking in the Coronavirus Era

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There is nothing like riding in the high desert in Nevada. There is untold beauty in the desert if one just looks. Sunrises and sunsets are unmatched.

Topic: My favourite place/route to ride

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The Capitol City Trail (CCT) is an enjoyable result of conservation and recreation foresight, featuring a tour of the Nine Springs E-Way. This trail connects with the Southwest Path and other Madis... read more

Topic: My favourite place/route to ride

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I ride regularly to and from work and weekends. Having been in lockdown since bank holiday Monday, I have clocked up 695 miles in April. This just going out and doing a loop from home, the most ... read more

Topic: Biking in the Coronavirus Era

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I like to set myself a target each year. In 2020 I decided that one month I would try and ride 500 miles, having never done that before. I'd got a couple of long sportive rides planned, which have ... read more

Topic: Biking in the Coronavirus Era

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I've had plenty of strange encounters on my bike. I once ran into a opossum in the middle of the night, riding up a hill with insufficient lights. Don't worry. It wasn't harmed. I was riding really... read more

Topic: My favourite place/route to ride

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The most beautiful bike and pedestrian bridge in Silicon Valley spans the Junipero Serra Fwy (Interstate 280) between Sunnyvale and Cupertino. I crossed it today on my way to get to a socially dist... read more

Topic: My commute by bike

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During this time of lock down and being made re-redundant I have been exploring Bristol by bike. I discovered the festival line and i think it is one of the nicest ride I have been on for a while.... read more

Topic: Biking in the Coronavirus Era

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“Dinner’s ready!” “OK ma I’ll be right there - just finishing up real quick!” I have been using this tactic all my life. You know what? Never worked 😖 - not once. “One more game, it’ll be quick”..... read more

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