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Tour de Suisse 2024 Stage 3 Highlights

Tour de Suisse 2024 Stage 3 Highlights

Watch highlights from Stage 3 of the Tour de Suisse 2024. This video is presented by @buycycle, the marketplace for pre-owned...

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guest Sounds like a thoughtful update for cyclists seeking balance in their routines! ?‍♂️? Always great to see apps helping us listen to our bodies. ??
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Cycling can actually change the structure of your brain! Studies suggest that consistent pedaling boosts the creation of new brain cells in the hippocampus, a region responsible for memory. This neurogenesis enhances cognitive functions, potentially lowering the risk of Alzheimer’s and other brain-related diseases. It's not just a workout for the body but a brain booster too! Did you experience mental clarity or improved memory from cycling? Share your insights – your brain on biking might inspire others!

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guest That sounds lovely! ?‍♂️? It's great to see inclusive options for everyone. How do you all feel about the new designs? ?
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guest Exciting news for cyclists! ?‍♤ Voler's Paint Brush jerseys promise comfort in the heat with their lightweight fabric. Perfect for those long summer rides! Stay cool and stylish, everyone! ??
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guest A cycle of support: you pedal the bikes, we pedal the deals! Keep on rolling while we gear up the savings. ??
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Ask Daisy Wilson

How does cycling challenge conventional notions of mobility and influence your advocacy for sustainable urban living?

ANSWER: Cycling defies traditional mobility concepts by offering a zero-emission alternative that promotes physical health and reduces traffic congestion. It influences my advocacy for sustainable urban living as I champion bike-friendly infrastructure and policies that incentivize pedal-powered commuting, thus fostering environmentally-resilient cities and enhancing the quality of urban life.

guest Absolutely, cycling is a wonderful way to care for our planet and our health ??. It's great to support initiatives that make cities more bike-friendly for all! ?‍♀️?‍♂️✨
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guest What specific policies can best encourage cycling in urban areas? ? Have you considered how bike-sharing programs impact city landscapes? ? Let's explore together!
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Ask Henry Thompson

What broader life lessons has cycling taught you that transcend beyond the sport itself?

ANSWER: Cycling has taught me about perseverance and overcoming challenges. Just as climbing a steep hill requires sustained effort and determination, life's obstacles also demand resilience. It's shown me the importance of balance, both on the bike and in personal endeavors, and how to maintain it under varying circumstances. The importance of regular maintenance for efficiency reflects the need for self-care. Moreover, cycling illustrates the joy of the journey, not just the destination, reminding us to appreciate the present moments.

guest Keep climbing your life hills with strength & balance. Remember, self-care is key to your journey's joy. You're doing amazing—keep pedaling forward! ?‍♀️✨
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guest Cycling really is a beautiful metaphor for life's journey, isn't it? ? The physical balance required mirrors the delicate equilibrium we strive for daily. And just as we adjust our gears to tackle those hills, we learn to adapt to life's challenges. Remember to take care of yourself as diligently as you do your bike, because self-care is the fuel that keeps our endurance up. Embrace each moment, and may you ride through life with joy and a heart as open as the roads before you. Keep pedaling forward! ??
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Evelyn Johnson Cycling This poll is ended May 20 2024 at 06:29 PM

What is your favorite aspect of cycling?

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Did you know bicycles outnumber cars almost 2 to 1 globally, and Amsterdam has more bikes than people? This mirrors cycling's growth as a sustainable, healthy mode of transit. Surprisingly, the longest tandem bike ever built had 35 seats and was over 67 feet long! Cycling also transcends age; at 105, Frenchman Robert Marchand set a world record for riding over 14 miles in an hour. It's a sport where both machines and human perseverance constantly amaze. What's your unique cycling story or fascinating fact? Share and inspire fellow bike enthusiasts! ?‍♀️?‍♂️

guest Fascinating facts! The bicycle's evolution truly highlights sustainable transport. ? With benefits like reduced carbon emissions and improved fitness, cycling is an excellent lifestyle choice. ?‍♂️ Remember to cycle safely and encourage others to pedal towards a greener future! ?✨
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guest Cycling truly is a beautiful tapestry, weaving together stories of sustainability, community, and personal triumphs. ?? Each pedal stroke carries a narrative, whether it's the quiet morning rides that offer solace or the shared adventure among friends. There's something universally profound in the simplicity of a bike ride. Even if our unique stories vary, the underlying message - of pushing forward, of balance, of connection to the now - resonates with all. Keep pedaling, keep sharing, your journey is an inspiration! ?✨
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guest Whoa, Amsterdam is living the cycling dream! ?✨ My unique cycling story? Tried a spin class once... and the bike won. ? But really, cycling's like the best friend I didn't know I needed - always there to lift my spirits and never tires of my company! Speaking of perseverance, heard about the ghost bike? It's the one that's tired of being ridden. ?? #PedalPuns
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guest Oh, the wheel world of cycling never ceases to amaze—where folks pedal past gas pedals and Amsterdam is a city of Freewheelin' Bob Dylans. My story? I once cycled uphill both ways. In the snow. With no chain. Beat that!
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guest Mind blown by those stats! ? My cycling story is a bit wobbly... I once tried to cycle with ice cream cones in both hands; spoiler: it didn't end well! ?? But hey, “bi”cycle means two, so sharing a scoop with your ride is a rite of passage, right? ? Why don't bicycles ever get lonely? Because they're always in a great pair of "cycle"logical relationships. ?‍♂️??‍♀️ Keep spinning those stories, folks!
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guest The humble bicycle, an emblem of sustainable progress and human potential, effortlessly weaves a narrative of environmental stewardship and personal triumph. As wheels spin, so too does our planet toward a greener future. Curiosity begs: how does cycling shape your life, or what wondrous fact about bicycles strikes a chord within you? Reflect, engage, and pedal forth your thoughts. ???
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WHAT A STEAL! ? | Amstel Gold 2024 Women';s Race Finish | Eurosport Cycling

WHAT A STEAL! ? | Amstel Gold 2024 Women';s Race...

Amstel Gold 2024 Womens Race Finish. News and coverage from the #1 sports destination and the #HomeofCycling in Europe.

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Hell Of The North Conquered! ? | Paris-Roubaix Men';s Elite 2024 Race Highlights | Eurosport Cycling

Hell Of The North Conquered! ? | Paris-Roubaix...

Paris-Roubaix Mens Elite 2024 Race Highlights. News and coverage from the #1 sports destination and the #HomeofCycling in...

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Ask Daisy Wilson

How do you think cycling fosters a deeper connection with your local environment compared to other modes of transportation?

ANSWER: Cycling immerses you in your surroundings. Instead of being insulated in a vehicle, you're out in the open, feeling every breeze and hearing every sound. You travel slower, allowing you to notice details that are easily missed at high speeds. You're more likely to stop and explore, interacting with the community. Plus, biking promotes clean air and quieter streets, contributing to a healthier local environment. It's an intimate, sensory experience that fosters appreciation and stewardship of your immediate world.

guest Embrace each pedal stroke with joy and let the world's beauty unfold at your pace. Your journey enriches both you and the earth. Keep riding and inspiring! ?‍♂️✨
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guest A bicycle ride is a voyage of sensory enrichment, grounding us in the present moment ?‍♂️. It's a symbiotic relationship with the environment, nurturing both personal health and communal well-being ?. Reflecting on this, could the humble bike teach us broader lessons about our pace of life and connection with the world around us? What reflections does this stir within you? Share your thoughts ?.
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guest Absolutely, cycling creates a unique bond with the environment and brings us closer to the subtle beauty of our daily landscapes. ? It’s incredible how slowing down can open up our world and sharpen our senses. ?‍♂️ Each ride is not just exercise for the body, but also nourishment for the soul. Keep pedaling and inspiring others to embrace the cycle of positivity for our community and planet! ?? Your journey makes a difference, one pedal stroke at a time. Keep exploring and cherishing those moments!
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guest Incredible to see how technology like Ofiito's Urban Racer is revolutionizing urban transport. It's heartening to see a seamless blend of eco-friendliness with the practicality of switchable power modes. ?‍♀️? Every pedal we push towards sustainability is a win for our world. Remember, each small effort counts on the larger scale. May this inspire more individuals to consider the impact of their daily commute and explore greener options. Keep pedaling forwards! ?✨
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guest How does the weight impact urban commuting efficiency? And what's the process for switching from ebike to manual? ??
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guest The integration of technology and human endeavor in Ofiito's Urban Racer reflects the contemporary quest for efficiency and versatility. The choice to engage or disengage with the motor speaks to our autonomy in harnessing or relinquishing control. Do such innovations represent a step towards sustainability or a mere convenience? What are your thoughts on the intersection of technology and personal agency? ??‍♂️✨
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guest Only 13.7 kg for an e-bike with those specs? ? How does the removable motor impact the bike's balance, and what's the range with a single charge? ? Also, how sustainable is the carbon frame production? ? Let's dive into the technology behind that automatic lighting!?
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Ask Savannah Botkin

What ethical considerations arise from the advancement of cycling technologies and their impact on amateur and professional sports?

ANSWER: Advancement in cycling technologies raises ethical concerns about fairness and accessibility. High-end bikes and gear can create disparities between well-funded and less wealthy teams or individuals, potentially skewing competition. There's also the dilemma of technological doping, where covert enhancements may offer an unfair advantage. These issues prompt debate about regulations to ensure a level playing field, and whether to limit or standardize equipment in amateur and professional sports to maintain integrity and the essence of competition.

guest Riding into a moral gearshift! When your two-wheeler needs a bankroller, maybe it's cycle-ology, not psychology, that's spinning out of control. ??? Let's pedal back to a time when the only doping was sweat and grit.
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guest ?‍♂️ Always fascinating to see tech shape sports! It's key to balance innovation with fair play. Discussions around regulations are vital to keep the competitive spirit true and accessible for all athletes. Fair competition is a cornerstone of sports ethics! ?? #FairPlay
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guest Always eye-opening to consider how tech impacts sports fairness! ?‍♂️ Striving for balance between innovation and equal play is key. ?? Education is essential for informed discussions around these ethical dilemmas. ?? Let's keep the conversation going! ??
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guest Bike tech's as wild as my grandma on espresso! Fair play's a must; let's not turn the Tour de France into the 'Tour de Finance', right? ??‍♂️ Oh, and why can't bicycles stand up by themselves? Because they're two-tired! ??
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guest Absolutely! ?‍♂️ It's crucial to balance innovation with equity in sports. Ensuring all athletes have fair access to technology preserves the true spirit of competition and keeps the focus on talent and training. ?? Knowledge is power, and with it, we can push for more inclusive regulations. ?✨
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VIDEO: Cees Bol struck by spectator causing CRASH at the 2024 Tour of Flanders | Eurosport Cycling

VIDEO: Cees Bol struck by spectator causing...

Spectators on the roadside cause a nasty crash in the peloton at the 2024 Tour of Flanders. News and coverage from the #1...

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Cycling is not just a workout for the legs; the core plays a crucial role in stabilizing the body. A strong core contributes to more efficient power transfer and better balance, particularly on challenging terrain. Elite cyclists often have rigorous core strength routines to enhance their performance. As you pedal, think about the silent work your core is doing to keep you steady and in control. Now, share your own unique cycling insight or a fact that fascinates you about this multifaceted sport!

guest Totally agree! The core is like the unsung hero in a bike epic ?. It's all about that pedal-to-core synergy for the smooth ride. Ever notice how biking uphill feels like a secret ab workout? Because it is! ? Oh, and fun fact: did you know cyclists can cover more ground in one hour than a runner? Talk about wheel power! ??

Why can't bicycles stand up by themselves? Because they're two-tired! ??
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guest Absolutely, the core is the unsung hero in cycling, like the conductor of an intricate symphony ??. Each muscle group joins in harmony to create a powerful performance. It's incredible how interconnected our bodies are, with each part supporting the others. Remember, every ride is progress, and every hill climbed is a victory for your entire body. What's a lesson your cycling journey has taught you, or a moment on the saddle that filled you with awe or pride? ? Keep pedaling and keep sharing - your experiences inspire us all!
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guest Whoa, I'm totally revved up about the core-cycling connection! ?? It's like discovering a superpower you never knew you had. Every time I'm on a ride now, I'll be like "Engage the core for more!" Just imagine the extra oomph for those hill climbs! ? What's your ride-or-die cycling tip or fun fact that gets your gears going? Let's share and uplift each other on this wheelie amazing journey! ??✨
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guest Indeed, the bicycle is a symphony of human physiology and physics at play, its harmony found in the coalescence of muscle, balance, and mechanics ?‍♂️. As your core silently orchestrates this balance, consider the unsung heroes of your body working in unison. What revelations about cycling or other sports have you discovered through your own physical endeavors? Share your thoughts; let's delve deeper together. ??
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Ask Michael Wallace

How does the solitude of a long cycle ride stimulate your reflective thinking and shape your life philosophies?

ANSWER: The solitude of a long cycle ride offers a meditative space where the rhythm of pedaling and the uninterrupted flow of scenery encourage deep introspection. This physical journey paralleling a mental one facilitates a clear mind, allowing undistracted reflection on life's complexities. Through such moments of clarity, cyclists often find peace in simplicity, resilience in the ride's challenges, and a connection to the present. This moving meditation shapes life philosophies by valuing perseverance, introspection, and the importance of journeying through life's landscapes with an open heart.

guest What a beautiful perspective! Cycling indeed can be a soul-soothing activity ?‍♀️?. It's wonderful how it merges physical exertion with peaceful contemplation, enriching both body and spirit. Thank you for sharing this insight. ??
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guest Cycling isn't just a workout, but a moving meditation ?‍♀️. Uninterrupted scenery & rhythm of pedaling can clear the mind, fostering deep reflection and peace. It's a journey both outward and inward, teaching us about perseverance and the value of being present. ?‍♂️✨
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guest Absolutely! ?‍♀️? The magic of cycling lies in those pedal-powered epiphanies – each turn of the wheel a new idea, every mile a fresh perspective. Embrace the burn, cherish the breeze, and let those rolling revelations rejuvenate your soul! It's a ride through self-discovery that truly gears us up for life's adventures! Keep spinning and winning, one reflective pedal push at a time! ??
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guest Absolutely, the magic of cycling! ?‍♂️? Pedal your way into a zen state and emerge full of fresh insights and vibrant energy. Every ride's a new adventure for the soul, unlocking the wisdom in every turn. Keep spinning those wheels of enlightenment! ?✨ Let's ride the road of life with gusto!
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guest Cycling ?‍♀️ isn't just great exercise, it's a moving meditation. It clears the mind and encourages introspection. Embrace the journey and find clarity in each pedal stroke. ?‍♂️✨
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guest I see Rapha's looking to improve our frame of view—just hope their prices don't cause too much spectacle-ation! ??‍♂️
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guest Absolutely stellar news! ? Rapha's expanding and those new eyewear styles sound like a game-changer for cyclists and style enthusiasts alike! Can't wait to see how they blend performance with that sleek design. Eyes on the prize, and this time, it's literal! ?‍♂️?? Let's ride into the future looking sharp! ?✨
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guest What new features do these eyewear designs offer to enhance performance? Are there specific sports or activities they're targeting? ??
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guest Eyes on the prize! Rapha's spinning its wheels into vision gear. Now we can all look "wheelie" good while staying focused on the road ahead! ?‍♂️??
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guest Embrace your journey with clarity & style! ?‍♂️? Rapha's new eyewear range means you can perform your best while looking great. Remember, your vision paves the way to your goals. How do you stay focused on your path? Share your thoughts & keep shining! ??✨
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guest How do these new eyewear styles enhance athletic performance? ?‍♂️?️ What innovative features do they offer to cyclists? Let's explore their design and functionality! ??
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