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Volunteers and trainees with the group Bikeygees at a park in Berlin in July. The organization teaches refugee women in Germany how to ride bikes. Trainee Shapol Bakir-Rasoul, a refugee from Iraq, holds up a Bikeygees sign with founder Annette Krüger, right. Behind them in yellow is volunteer Shaha Khalef, a refugee from Iraq. Deborah Amos/NPR hide caption

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'A Beautiful Feeling': Refugee Women In Germany Learn The Joy Of Riding Bikes

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Dan Henry, D.C. resident, out for a ride on his mountain bike. His bike was stolen from his home a few weeks ago. Landon Short/Dan Henry hide caption

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Bike Thieves Are On A Roll During The Pandemic. Here's How To Protect Your Ride

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You don't need a ton of gear to get started biking regularly. It's an activity that gives you a sense of freedom at any age. Photo Illustration by Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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There's never been a better time to start biking

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A man talks on the phone while he rides a bike in Amsterdam. Legislation proposed in the Netherlands would impose a fine on bicyclists who use a mobile phone while they're on their bikes. FaceMePLS/Flickr hide caption

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A cyclist rides on the sidewalk in the NoMa neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Parth Shah/NPR hide caption

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6 Things You Need To Know About Cycling On The Sidewalk

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