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Belinda Lawley Alamy

Man listening to music while riding a bike on Old Street Roundabout.

My interest in cycling began on a trip to Europe. No, it was not the day I spent sitting outside a café in Paris sipping café au lait and watching the Tour de France riders swoop by. Instead it was while sitting outside a café in Florence sipping cappuccino (there was a lot of coffee drinking that trip), watching women commuting to work. They were cycling by in their fabulous outfits and their Prada pumps, and I decided that this was a sport I could get behind. But biking in Europe turned out to be a whole lot easier than biking...

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