Bicycles and motorbikes

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B2 English level (upper intermediate)
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Submitted by Aisha na Shadee on Thu, 22/08/2019 - 21:26

I use a motorbike to go to work because it is fastest and easiest transport in my area. In morning there is normally a huge traffic jam so if a person use a public transport or his/her own private car needs to get up very early around 4.00 am in order to get in time at his/her working station.
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Submitted by funnylearn on Thu, 15/08/2019 - 10:18

oops, I drive motorbike everyday. Go to work. This is the main vehicle in my country so you can supprised why is so many. The roads are always stuck in traffic and you might go crazy and take times for waitting
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Submitted by Stanley Alvarez on Thu, 08/08/2019 - 19:30

I do not have a bicycle or motorbike. But, I love the bicycles. When I go to my city-born, I usually ask a public service motorbike to get me from a place to another.

Submitted by Fanyany Echavarría on Fri, 19/07/2019 - 22:43

Hellow, I Love ride a bicycle or motorbike. I try to ride every day on my bicycle, it is very good for my health. I have a motorcycle and every day I go to my work in it. I really enjoy it even though I have been injured several times. :/

Submitted by bardia on Fri, 19/07/2019 - 12:20

I ride a bike always around my town

Submitted by JTEROBA on Sun, 14/07/2019 - 14:40

Many years ago, I riding my bicycle every morning, but it has been stolen, so I can't ride a bicycle. I usually rode through the city, it was wonderful.

Submitted by chris-kutte on Fri, 12/07/2019 - 04:35

I ride my bicycle everyday to drive to the factory where I work and I always weare a helmet. Sometimes if it is a rainy day I take the car but usually I use my bicycle. It is really well for health and envirenmental to ride a bicycle.

Submitted by sahel1981 on Wed, 26/06/2019 - 06:05

When I was young, I lived in a rural town and usually rode bicycle going out. But, now I live in a big city with lots of sloped and crowded roads. So riding a bike is difficult here and only at weekends we have the chance to go out by bicycle; mostly at parks and specified bike areas.

Submitted by thutrangtong on Mon, 10/06/2019 - 08:18

I used to ride a bicycle when I was the second year student at the university. From the third year I rode a motorbike. And I have ridden a motorbike so far. I usually ride a motorbike to go around my city, go from this street to the others. Sometimes I also ride a motorbike to go from the capital to my hometown.
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Submitted by MAO on Fri, 29/03/2019 - 12:26

It should be describe for many stages in my life, separately. When i was a junior high school student, everyday i rode bike to school, which was located near my home with the distance of 3 km. In considering the safety, my school regulated that every student riding bikes to school have to put on a helmet. After graduated from junior high school, i entered the senior school. In this stage, i did scarcely ride bikes. That is because the campus was far away from where i lived, I took the shuttle bus to school. In university, it was common that each student transported with their own bike because of the broad campus, especially for the students living in the dormitories near the school. Now, I ride motorcycle to go to work everyday. Needless to say, it is convenient to move with motorbikes in Taiwan because the distance from town to town is not as far as U.S. or other big countries.

Submitted by Majid Zeynivand on Sun, 17/03/2019 - 15:32

This section wasn't very hard, but it was really helpful. Thank you, British council.
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Submitted by bayasa tbea on Fri, 08/03/2019 - 12:56

Weekdays, I use my bicycle for commuting. The road between my job and home is quite overloaded. And cycling is helping me to have exercise, because after 40 exercising is a quite necessary for men's health. One problem is sweating. So i use a bag for spare t-shirt, and a pant for cycling. Before and after working hours i change my clothes at office. I keep the casuals and cycling clothes in a backpack.

Submitted by Aturjong Jr. on Thu, 28/02/2019 - 12:13

i stop riding the bike in 1990s. my most chances is the names of bike parts
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Submitted by Lianna on Wed, 27/02/2019 - 14:31

I can bike, but in our city it is dangerous to bike, because there is not special line for bicycle. So i have to go for shoping by bus, or by taxi. When i go in summer holiday Dilijan, it is a small city not far from Erevan, we take two bykes for rent and with my family we byke .

Submitted by ozicm on Tue, 26/02/2019 - 17:54

ı go to shopping center by my bicycle 3 or 4 times a week.
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Submitted by LANG on Tue, 26/02/2019 - 02:04

My chidhood associated with an old bike. I went to school, visited my relatives and friends by it. There was no brakes , no headlight, the pendal was a small iron bar. I have fallen many times but I still had to rode it because my home was so far from my school. It took about 1 hour and 15 minutes by bike. I even rode bike when I was at high school. When I was at university, I had no bike, I had to walk at the first year, the second year I lived with my friends and they had bikes, we rode bike in all time at university. After graduated, my friends gave them for their siblings. Now I have my job, I bought motobike and no ride bike anymore. when I built my house, there is a wide road in frond of my house, then I think maybe I will buy a bike to do exercise.

Submitted by Joneslau on Mon, 25/02/2019 - 13:20

While sharing bicycles was very popular in the last two years,I rode bicycles a lot and enjoyed it very much.However,several bicycle-sharing companies went brankrupt soon afer and they did not returned my deposits.It definitely frustrated me and I rarely ride bicycles since then.

Submitted by Nimsu on Thu, 24/01/2019 - 03:52

I ride a bicycle only when I m on holiday in center parce as there is no traffic.

Submitted by Wega on Sat, 19/01/2019 - 09:35

My father was a driving intructor, so I go by motorbike since my sixteen birthday. At first the little maschine (80 ccm), and two year later the big one. But than I have had an accident with the Motorbike and since then I am anxious.

Submitted by Gene on Tue, 08/01/2019 - 23:41

Well, I'm not much riding the bicycle or motorcycle for now. But, when I was young I always preferred to ride a bicycle together with my childhood friends going to school or just roaming around in our neighborhood.

Submitted by hungdq3 on Fri, 04/01/2019 - 08:17

I usually go to my office by bus. I have bought a bike for three mount and sometime I go to office by bike. It takes 30 minutes from my home to the office. I like to ride bicycle because riding is good for my heath.