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I Love Cycling

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    It's Dangerous Out There ! - love cycling and been doing it since a boy, get out everyday if l can and now in my 40's, However lat week coming downhill doing over 35mph when a...
    Bejaysus Bejaysus 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 14, 2013

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    Cycling 2012 - Well we are having an incredible early spring, I have almost all my base miles in already and have gone out for a few "a$$ kicking" ride by my self and I am starting...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 26, 2012

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    Cycling The Greatest Form Of Exercise - I got up early in the morning, had a cup of coffee, it was almost 0530 hours, I was able to see the bluish light outside...I suited up,got...
    casablanca666 casablanca666 26-30, M Nov 24, 2012

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    Well, Honestly, Some Days I Don't - Actually, I did good on my bike run today. I'd say I performed at 80%. I had had a few days of going out on my run feeling unusually drained...
    Vertigo6 Vertigo6 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2013

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    I love everything about it. My first job was at a bicycle shop, and I've never wanted to work anywhere else. I am a mechanic, and admire the evolving precision of bicycle...
    Thisoneman Thisoneman 31-35, M Feb 20

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    About Bloody Time! - It's lunch time. I'm sitting here in my usual lunchtime spot at work, eating pasta and flexing my calves. Every time I do I get a subtly painful reminder of...
    labelled labelled 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2009

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    Pain - cycling is saving me right now. i am going through some interesting times and transitions, not handling it to well, the pain of cycling-bonking, nausea, pushing yourself...
    notinthemood notinthemood 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 28, 2008

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    My Antidepressant - Cycling has always been an escape for me.  From the time I was little, and my grandfather would bring me new bikes that he'd rescued from junk piles and...
    fallentower fallentower 41-45, M 8 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    Escape - I love the feeling of being able to escape from the humdrum of life for a while.  Each pedal stroke bringing you further, uphill away from noise and into the sweet...
    inneedofguidance inneedofguidance 31-35 2 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    My Cycling Trips - I have always been a cyclist. I mostly do day trips, but I did two multi-day trips in the 1970s, one in Ontario and the other from Vancouver Island to Seattle...
    cycletourist cycletourist 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 29, 2008

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    Goals Goals, What Should It Be? - Ever year I set some kind of cycling goal. Why?  Because without a goal it's to easy to say it's to cold, hot, wet, windy, or something.  I...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 1, 2013

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    Cycling - Cycling,My true love,Do it all the time,Through town,Country,Where ever,It's all in all to me.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 12, 2011

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    Freedom - The closest I come to freedom, is when I am on my bike. That's why I love it so much
    TheGuRoo TheGuRoo 31-35 Aug 19, 2013

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    Halfway There - Well I did 50 miles today and I am halfway to my goal of doing a century ride.  I felt good, we stopped halfway for breakfast and was finished with about a 14...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 28, 2008

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    Cynthia's Twigs European Market Bicycle Baskets For Dogs! www.cynthiastwigs.com - I love biking, now more than ever. I just recently purchased one of Cynthia's Twigs European...
    scookie1 scookie1 56-60, F Aug 25, 2012

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    That Time Of Year Again - Well it's that time of year again. This morning I finally rode in just shorts and a jersey, darn it's been a cold spring. Time for some goals this year. 5...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    Pedal, Pedal, Pedal! - My mom and dad have a bicycle store and they're racers too. When I was little I was in the store a lot, and now I help them sometimes. I'm not a racer but we...
    hannapg13 hannapg13 18-21, F 8 Responses May 29, 2012

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    Pass Time - Biking is one of my favorite thing to do.. I bike around our place to release some sweat in my body. Through biking around, I meet some friends who also biking around...
    maxtorvz maxtorvz 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 9, 2012

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    It's Getting Cold, But I Am Still Out There - It's getting cold, but I am still trying to get out as much as I can.  Today wasn't bad, I went out around noon and it was about...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 5 Responses Nov 28, 2008

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    I Really Love Cycling - I'm getting back into cycling 3 months after I had a serious injury. I just feel so good to be riding again!
    jyald jyald 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 12, 2012

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    Just Call Me Diesel - For a cyclist I am a big guy, over 200 lb and if I really realy wanted to get serious I would drop a few pounds, but I love to eat and sometimes have a beer...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 26, 2012

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    Great British Bike Ride- September 2010 - I've just entered into the Great British Bike Ride, its over four days, i am training hard, and cant wait to take part and raise money...
    madmax7 madmax7 22-25, M Mar 9, 2010

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    Cycling Is Freedom - Freedom from worry. Freedom from fat. Freedom from depression. Freedom from boredom. Freedom from sloth. Freedom from the world. There's something about...
    velosapien velosapien 31-35, M 12 Responses Aug 19, 2008

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    Don't Like The Roads With Cars - I don't trust driving on roads with cars anymore. I know personally a few people hit seriously by cars. The roads are not set up to handle...
    roadrunner540 roadrunner540 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 30, 2011

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    A Truly Individual Sport - I've been a roadie since I was 14. My father bought this regular 15kg mountain bike for me. I am the oldest of 3 girls. Whether I've been raised a tomboy...
    reachingshore reachingshore 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2011

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    Cycling, All the Cool Kids Are Doing It! - I started getting into cycling in high school because I wanted to be fit. I found out I loved it so much and I began...
    Konrad Konrad 22-25, M 6 Responses Mar 2, 2009

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    Great Cycling - We have some great cycling in Ottawa, Canada in a park called the Gatineau Park. They even close it off to cars on sat and sun mornings until 10am. Lots of hills...
    roadrunner540 roadrunner540 46-50, M Mar 30, 2011

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    Cycling Saved Me - I have a restless spirit and felt like a caged bird for so long. Then I discovered cycling. It has been one of the most amazing experiences in my life. It feeds...
    maddykristine maddykristine 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2013

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    Laughing At Your Insanity! - After spending the afternoon with a dear friend we shared a single glass of Cabernet (ok it was rather a large bowl on that wine glass). I walked home...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 13, 2011

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    Quite Simply I Enjoy The Ride. - I have a cycled for the past 3 years. I started out simply to commute back and forth from the train station to get to work. And it has grown over...
    Smokeseek Smokeseek 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 1, 2010

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    There Is Nothing Like Cycling,its Another World On Its Own - I love cycling it gives excersie a new dimension,I don't do it professional I do it because its an escape from the out...
    mirvi mirvi 51-55, F 4 Responses Nov 4, 2010

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    Getting Back In The Saddle - I'm back on a bike after many years and loving it!
    Simeongrimes Simeongrimes 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    All Season Cycler - I ride my mountain bike everywhere including the 14 mile round trip to work. It is my only means of transport rain snow sub zero cold i ride in it all. i do...
    ryenmatt ryenmatt 36-40, M Dec 28, 2012

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    I Love Cycling Again.... - Some of my best memories from my youth are the freedom of riding my bike around town. I could go anywhere I wanted as long as I was willing to pedal. Now...
    OwassoMeetup OwassoMeetup 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 2, 2012

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    Chased By A Dog And Creepy Bike Guy - I commute to work everyday (10 mile round trip; I know it isn't much now! I need to amp up the miles somehow into my schedule). I was coming...
    anonymous190128 anonymous190128 22-25 Jun 15, 2013

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    Best Mode of Transport! - I used to go by cycle to my school. It felt silly at that age. I wanted a motor vehicle. But now I plan to cycle one hour in the evening. Need to keep my...
    tenderfoot1 tenderfoot1 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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    Stp - I rode the STP (Seattle to Portland) bike ride this year. It was a great experience. I could not believe how fun it was to do. I had done other shorter rides but they did...
    wacouple wacouple 41-45 1 Response Nov 16, 2011

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    Cycling - I didn't know what to do for the title :3 my aunt had given me her purple bike. I already had a bike, a green cruzer. but the purple one was much lighter and better...
    CakeNinja CakeNinja 18-21, F Jun 15, 2013

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    I Would Be Out Cycling Today... - ... if my bike hadn't been nicked last night :( It was chained up to the railings outside the cinema Oh well - I think my next bike will be a...
    star2638 star2638 46-50, M Jan 8, 2012

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    Back On My Bike:) - Today I had enjoyed my first bike ride for approx 1 year ! In the past year I have had 4 knee operations & 1 shoulder operation & have been having physio etc...
    KindredSpirit49 KindredSpirit49 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2010

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    Cycling - I love cycling - the best bit of freedom I have.
    JobethX JobethX 41-45, F Aug 18, 2013

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    A Cycling Survey -
    glenara glenara 66-70, F Nov 26, 2011

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    Spinning! - Spinning! Posted April 28th, 2011 at 8:56PM In an attempt to increase my cardio exercise and on the suggestion of a friend, I decided to add a Spinning routine to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 28, 2011

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    The Feeling Of Cycling - Three short pushes to the end of my road, and I'm flying on the grass. I am soaring, hovering over the path, moving quicker than pedestrians, foot on the...
    emptyroads emptyroads 26-30, M 6 Responses Sep 9, 2010

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    I think because of this experience I had before is the reason I hardly like/crush on anyone. Since the person I loved only liked me as a friend(yes I know friend zoned) I just lost...
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    I met him 36 years ago, he was 17, I was 15. We dated a couple of years and broke up, went our separate ways. I got married when I was 27, had 2 kids. After 22 years of marriage...
    MissDaisyLou MissDaisyLou 51-55, F 1 Response 53 mins ago

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    I love nature and I love being outdoors in the country. I love long dirt roads like the one that I use to live off of
    Returnoflordtyrant Returnoflordtyrant 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    Even if its from the plant in your room or the pet you rub down an take care of...love is love and it feels good to receive it So when you get it, enjoy my friend cuz it feels...
    Laffalott Laffalott 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    What were some signs you noticed when your boyfriend/girlfriend begins to lose interest in you or in the relationship?.. I think I'm falling out of love...but I'm not quite sure...
    kayngel kayngel 26-30, F 49 mins ago

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