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Cycling for the Un-Sporty

I love riding my bike, but I’m not sporty in the slightest. Sometimes I feel intimidated by all the other cyclists who dress in Lycra, ride expensive-looking contraptions, and zip in-between cars like it’s an extreme sport. How do you get comfortable riding a bike when you don’t fit this cyclist stereotype?

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Should I Learn to Ride?

I use this as a talking point so often, because the reaction is, invariably, some kind of gasp followed by, ‘Did your parents just not teach you?’ or just, ‘That’s so strange! I couldn’t imagine that.’ Yep, I have no idea how to ride a bike, and honestly, I’m a little afraid to learn.

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Riding to Uni

I recently started riding my bike to uni and can honestly say that it is one of the best parts of my day. I love how connected I feel to the environment when I’m riding my bike. I notice things, such as smells, noises, and inclines (especially the inclines…) that I have never noticed when […]

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