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From Where They Ride: Cycling Inspiration on Instagram

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Bikes and Instagram go together like rubber and the road. But if you prefer your rides without bunches of flowers artfully posed in front-mounted baskets, try these visually enticing and generally fascinating accounts. And if these images inspire you to get into cycling, then see the milestones ahead and find out how to buy a road bike.

Jered Gruber

Along with shooting the biggest races such as the Tour De France, Jered Gruber also showcases the majesty that is cycling with breathtaking photos of lone riders battling famous mountain climbs.

The Radavist

This upbeat group account predominantly features adventurous off-road cycling from across the globe, tempting followers into reaching for their passport and setting off to recreate what has been captured on camera.

Team Sky

For a unique insight into the professional cycling peloton, Team Sky is a must follow. The photos range from a nervous Geraint Thomas warm-up to a stunning morning shot of the team on a training ride in the Pyrenees.

Feather Cycles

Showcasing the best of handmade steel frame production, Yorkshire lad Ricky Feather gives his followers an insight into Feather Cycles, which manufactures over 50 custom bikes per year.

Angelo Calilap

A fantastic photographer, Angelo Calilap has a great eye for a picture. Alongside taking breathtaking shots within his native New York City, Calilap also travels the globe sharing his experiences with over 9,000 followers on his Specialized S-Works Tarmac.

Bradley Wiggins

Sartorial sensation and Olympic revelation, the four times gold medalist is also owner and founder of his own professional cycling team. A household name, Sir Wiggo's feed exhibits both his fascinating professional and personal life. Brad recently hit the gym and piled on 11kg of muscle in preparation for Rio.

Cycle EXIF

An online gallery of the world's most beautiful custom, classic and handmade bicycles. With some designs costing over £10,000, Cycle EXIF showcases bikes that answer the eternal question: What’s the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery?