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Motorists don't drive in the door zone, why would you?

Navigating Snowy Streets

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If I had any inclination to ride close to the parked cars — which of course, being a savvy cyclist, I didn't — the snow would have prevented me. In effect, the snow is creating a very effective door zone buffer!
Brooking photo

Stories From the Road

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Communication is the most useful thing that most cyclists never do.
Graphic of angry motorist calling police on bicyclist in the road.

911: Someone's Riding a Bike in the Road!

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Why did that person--and sometimes it seems most of society--assume cyclists belong at the edge of the road? Why will strangers presume that it's OK to get in your face and yell at you? While I'm not a sociologist, I have some theories.