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One for the cyclists out there - bilbo et al

Old Aug 18th, 2022, 02:06 AM
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One for the cyclists out there - bilbo et al

Read this is the Guardian today. Quite a bike route! Homemade bikes as well.

https://www.theguardian.com/environm...climate-crisis

I just wish I were a better cyclist, but no matter what I am too nervous to be safe, especially on our busy bike paths.
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Old Aug 18th, 2022, 02:10 AM
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Old Aug 18th, 2022, 02:17 AM
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Very nice!

That's a lot of miles in the saddle...
I've been known to draw a lollipop route from time time to time but that is quite ambitious.

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I love it.

I think Iíve done 150 miles of the front wheel - anyone who has cycled in the mid Dordogne deserves respect - the hills are only short but there are so many of them. When I throw the towel in with work - I think Iíll just get on a bike.
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Aren't you supposed to get on your bike to find work?

I just read in the Independent that if the world cycled like the Dutch it would off set Germany's CO2 for a year:
https://www.independent.co.uk/climat...-b2147770.html

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Note the distance they list as being a Dutch cyclist rides a day (a mere 2.6Km) that is based on everyone in the Netherlands, babies, oldies, refugees, and basically useless cyclists like me.
My grandsons cycle further than that just to get to school, and the same home, and their mother cycles some 15km to work come rain, hail sun or snow.
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Aren't you supposed to get on your bike to find work?

love it


I just read in the Independent that if the world cycled like the Dutch it would off set Germany's CO2 for a year:

love it


Iíd have thought that if the whole world just cycled - they still wouldnít offset Germanyís power stations.
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