I hope you’re reading this because you’re thinking about taking a CyclingSavvy class. Or perhaps you’re considering the online course, because workshops aren’t yet available where you live. Ideally you’re thinking: Who are these people? Why should I trust them? What makes CyclingSavvy worth my time? A peek into Boot Camp will answer your questions. I […]
About Karen Karabell
I'm a native St. Louisan and daily bicycle commuter. I've been a bicycle safety instructor since 2008, but became truly excited about the transformative potential of bicycle education when I learned about CyclingSavvy, started in Florida in June 2010. Had CyclingSavvy been available when I rediscovered bicycling in the 1990s, I would have saved myself years of trial and error!
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Bike Stop Cafe Brings CyclingSavvy to St. Charles! Discover how easy it is to safely share our public roadways at the funky and hip Bike Stop Cafe in St. Charles. Truth & Techniques of Traffic Cycling will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at the cafe, which is located […]
This was in my “In” box this morning: “Cycling Savvy is a truly empowering experience,” wrote Mark Barnett, who participated in last weekend’s St. Louis CyclingSavvy workshop. “The effective classroom session provides students with the right information and motivation to take on the ‘big roads.’ A classmate and I changed our habits that very evening […]
CyclingSavvy grew stronger with this weekend’s training in St. Louis of a new group of instructors. Meet our new CSIs.
Both Ann and I recognized that while we had plenty of people in town working on infrastructure and trails, our city’s meager offerings for bicycle education were—let’s face it—pedantic and dull. “But there’s this program in Florida, Ann, that’s worth looking at,” I said.