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I Can't Ride a Bike

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    Can't Ride A Bike, Can't Ride A Motorbike?

    Okay, so I've grown up never knowing how to really ride a bicycle. I've had several chronic illnesses which lead to me being bed bound for the main duration of my childhood, leaving me unfamiliar with a lot of things - like bike riding, swimming etc. I am now 21 years old, out...
    cheesewoman cheesewoman 18-21 Jul 21, 2010

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    It's Just Like Riding A Bike...

     When I was younger I really could ride a bike. As a teen, I rode a bike to get to where I needed to. It was great. I went without riding one for about 5 years, and my mother gave me hers. I got on it like I had always done previously, but this time was very, very...
    Personality133 Personality133 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2010

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    Just Started Learning

    I am already 18 and I admit I have never ever in my life learn how to ride a bike until now. I never really own a bike when i was younger and I might be a little scared of falling down but I decided at this moment I would successfully learn how to ride it. The main reason why I...
    random18 random18 18-21, M Aug 23, 2012

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    It's Good To Get Off My Chest....

    only some people know. I remember i sixth grade my teacher was saying how we didnt have to go on every field trip, and used not knowing how to ride a bike as an example. Some kids laughed and i wanted to cry, cause they don't know the embarrassemt of not knowing a simple task. My...
    dreamswithstars dreamswithstars 18-21, F Oct 4, 2011

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    i love bikes and i love riding them,

    but i broke my foot and when it healed, it didn't connect to the same bone that it broke from, so now i have three bikes i can't ride, i'm trying to teach myself how to ride a bike again, i can but only for 30 meters before i fall over. :*(
    skull55 skull55 16-17, M Jun 29

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    No One Had Time To Taugh Me

    it's my most true wish to ride a bike on a sunny day in the park breathing fresh air and enjoying my time i really want to do this so much. i didn't have a bike , a place where i can ride it nor someone to taugh me .
    opentalk opentalk 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2013

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    I Can't Ride a Bike

    I cannot ride a bike with grace. I bought a bike that cost me 300 dollars and haven't even put the tires outside. laughing
    onlythelonely onlythelonely 51-55 Feb 24, 2008

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    Longing

    Learning to ride a bike is in my bucket list. When I was a child, i had a little bike which had those two smaller tires at the back for support. I could remember how much i enjoyed racing with my friends. That was a distant memory that i would want to relieve again. I have this...
    Califa Califa 22-25, F May 10, 2013

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    Embrassed Terribly Today...

    Had a horrible experience today.....I never really learned to ride a bike..because I never owned one really aside from a trike I owned...well it turns out today I went out with a couple of buds and they somehow decided to go to the bike rental shop nearby because they were in a...
    Aluminas Aluminas 18-21 2 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    I'm Learning........ Slowly

    I have never really had any Physical prowess, and my balance is shocking; It all stems from birth complications but point being I'm just not very good at sports and alike. The Balance was always the part that took me ages to conquer, and then it would come down to the stopping...
    RainMan RainMan 21-25, M 3 Responses Feb 7, 2008

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    I'm 13 [in a half] and I can't ride a bike.

    . It's stupid I want ta learn but... I'm scared of falling off... I was on a bike when I was 11 and my knee had a peace of it gouged out it was a small ity bitty peace but it was enough to make me scared of riding a bike... I'm not a scaredy-cat... Oh and I just learned how to...
    LokiLover14 LokiLover14 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2013

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    Is That So Wrong?

    Yes, I'm 19 and I've never learned how to ride a bike and I never tried learning. I'm always afraid of falling and I just can't get myself to try it. Whenever we open the topic about bikes, my friends always get shocking looks why I can't ride one. It's very funny, really, I'm...
    Bumblebeat Bumblebeat 61-65, F 3 Responses May 28, 2013

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    It's Good To Get Off My Chest....

    only some people know. I remember i sixth grade my teacher was saying how we didnt have to go on every field trip, and used not knowing how to ride a bike as an example. Some kids laughed and i wanted to cry, cause they don't know the embarrassemt of not knowing a simple task. My...
    dreamswithstars dreamswithstars 18-21, F Oct 4, 2011

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    Currently And Slowly Learning!

    It is so encouraging to know that there are other adults out there that also can't ride a bike.  Now I know I'm totally not the only one!  I started learning two days ago and I've been dedicating about an hour every night to try and learn how to ride a two-wheeler.  I'm riding...
    asiansprinkles1 asiansprinkles1 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2011

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