ride about

ride someone about something

to continue to bother someone about something. Stop riding me about my weight! This is how I'm supposed to be! It's not fair to ride someone about being bald.
See also: ride
References in classic literature ?
He perhaps cannot ride about on a trained pony with a long stick and knock a small ball between two posts, but I think that if he had to ride for his own life or the life of others he would show you all something.
To be certain," said the boy, "it is honestly worth two, when your ladyship considers what a risk I run; but, however, if your ladyship will promise me the two guineas, I'll e'en venture: to be certain it is a sinful thing to ride about my measter's horses; but one comfort is, I can only be turned away, and two guineas will partly make me amends.
Richard Mason was out for his daily 15-mile ride about a year ago when he came upon another bicyclist at the side of the road, fixing a flat.