Entries by Keri Caffrey

New CyclingSavvy Website

Who knew that a year after launching this program we’d have outgrown our first website! We are expanding into new cities and regions, we hope this new structure will make it easy to navigate to those programs. Local CyclingSavvy Instructors (CSIs) will be posting their own local news and course listings as well as SmartMoves […]

MetroPlan Orlando Providing Funding for CyclingSavvy Scholarships

ORLANDO, FL – Florida Bicycle Association is proud to announce that MetroPlan Orlando, the metropolitan planning organization for the Orlando urban area, is providing financial support for FBA’s CyclingSavvy adult traffic cycling program.  The MetroPlan board unanimously approved a grant of $12,800 to support CyclingSavvy courses in the Orlando area.  These funds will offer MetroPlan […]

CyclingSavvy and CF Cycle for Life

Orlando-based CyclingSavvy instructors will be assisting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in organizing its first Orlando fundraising century ride. Our support of this event includes assistance with route development, rider information materials and a century training program to help riders build mileage while giving them essential skills for operating their bicycles safely on the road. Cycle […]

Getting the Road to Yourself

The key to confident cycling lies in your powers of observation. The safest and most competent traffic cyclists are not necessarily bold or fast. They are observant. They identify patterns in the chaos and they take advantage of them.

You Lead the Dance

The epiphany which transforms us into confident cyclists is grasping the simple (albeit counter-intuitive) fact that we have control of our environment. That control comes from predictability, communication and (believe it or not) self-image.

Mindful Bicycling

Mindful bicycling requires calm situation awareness. Situation awareness is the perception of environmental elements within a volume of time and space, the comprehension of their meaning, and the projection of their status in the near future.