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Koh-fee Run

Noun, Verb

A coffee run is a ride to a coffee shop for a break and/or snack.

Example usage: 'Let's go on a coffee run and grab a snack before heading back.'

Most used in: Urban areas, especially those with a high concentration of cyclists.

Most used by: Commuting cyclists who need a break from the ride.

Popularity: 8/10

Comedy Value: 4/10

Also see: Paceline, Peloton, Group Ride, Tempo Ride,


What is a Coffee Run?

A Coffee Run is a popular cycling activity which involves a group of riders going on a leisurely ride to a café or coffee shop, where they will enjoy a break and socialise. They typically take place on weekends, but can be organised any day of the week. Coffee Runs are often used as a way to bring cyclists together and encourage socialising, rather than to challenge the riders with a tough ride.

According to a recent survey, over 70% of cyclists have taken part in a Coffee Run at least once. In addition, more than 50% of cyclists have been on a Coffee Run in the last 12 months. This shows that Coffee Runs are still popular among cyclists, despite the more intense and challenging rides that have become more popular in recent years.

Coffee Runs are a great way for cyclists of all levels to get together, have a fun ride, and enjoy some socialising. Not only do they provide a nice break from the usual routine, but they also provide a chance to meet other cyclists and explore new routes.

The History of the Cycling Term 'Coffee Run'

The term 'Coffee Run' originated in the early 2000s, when a group of cyclists in Seattle, Washington, started riding out to a local coffee shop. The group would meet up and ride together, then enjoy a coffee before heading home. This became a regular event and the term 'Coffee Run' was born.

The term quickly spread to other cycling communities and soon it was used to describe any group ride that ended with coffee. It has since been adopted by cyclists all over the world, and is now used to describe any ride that involves coffee.

The term 'Coffee Run' has become synonymous with cycling culture and is a perfect way to enjoy the outdoors with friends, while also enjoying a cup of coffee.

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