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What Legacy follows the COVID Times?

In these COVID times, many of us are cooped at home; still healthy and working if we are lucky, but inactive and sedentary. My home-working “office” looks out over a busy road – except it is very quiet these days. There are as many people taking exercise as there are cars: walking, jogging, cycling. There…
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Local virtual cycle rides

Whilst the Government are still allowing us to go out on real cycle rides for exercise, shopping and commuting purposes, some of us are confined to home. The advice is to use static cycles but my experience is that this can be mind numbingly boring. Local cycling enthusiast Les Sims has been building up a…
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Why we cycle: Jenna Clark, Onimim Jacks & Tomar Beh

What do you do and where are you based? Jenna: I’m home schooled but I would be starting college hopefully this year. I’m based in Derby.  How long have you cycled for? Jenna: That’s a difficult question! Since I was about 9 years old and then I stopped for a while when I turned 11…
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Why we cycle: Phoebe Sneddon

What do you do and where are you based? I am a paediatric doctor and I have recently started a new job in Chesterfield. I care for very poorly children ranging from premature babies right up to the age of 18. I am also a Mum to Sabine who is aged 3. I live in Tansley…
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Why we cycle: Andrea Haley

What do you do and where are you based? I live in Derby. I am an Arts Co-coordinator at Royal Derby Hospitals, Community Dance Artist and registered Dance Movement Therapist. I am a grandma to two girls, Ava and Evelyn. I am in a community choir, enjoy zumba, reading and dancing. How long have you…
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Ride to Work Week is now Ride Anywhere Week!

Love to Ride’s first event of the year ‘Ride to Work Week’ was due to take place next week. With many businesses requiring staff to work from home where they can, this event needed to evolve. So the event has now been rebranded as ‘Ride Anywhere Week’, which will still run next week from 23-29…
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Why we cycle: Ada Lo

What do you do and where are you based? I work for Rolls Royce as an aerospace engineer and live 3 miles away from the site at Sinfin. How long have you cycled for? I grew up in Hong Kong so I cycled leisurely at times but not very often, it was normally with family.…
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Why we cycle: Lucy Care

Where are you based? I’m based from home but most of my meetings are at the council house in the centre of Derby. I’m probably there on average three days a week. What do you do? I am a city councillor and a local campaigner. I suppose I also try to look after the house…
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Why we cycle: Dionne Gordon

Where are you based? I live in Derby. What do you do? I work for the police at their HQ in Ripley. It’s shift based work, in the control room, dealing with 101 and 999 calls. How long have you cycled for? Regularly since 2015, which was when I got a bike through the ride…
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Ride to Work Week 23rd – 29th March 2020 – Win a bike every day!

Love to Ride’s first event of the year starts in a couple of weeks. Love to Ride is an online community where you can track your rides, share goals and take part in challenges throughout the year. The aim of Ride to Work week is to engage existing cycle commuters and encourage people who already…
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