Lane Width Primer

Video & Interactive Graphic

Safety Around Trucks

Video & Interactive Graphic

Motorist FAQ

Common questions answered.

Cycling & The Law

A video for Law Enforcement

The Savvy Cyclist

Looking for information, inspiration and the truth about best practices for bicycling? You’re in the right place.

The Savvy Cyclist features posts from CyclingSavvy instructors, other bicycling experts, and everyday savvy cyclists. Here’s where ideas meet the real world. We celebrate success, learn from failure — and have fun!

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door zone riders

Where Bike Lane Design Collides with Savvy Cycling

For decades, it has been conventional wisdom that crashes involving bicyclists and opening car doors are rare. In fact, dooring accounts for 12 to 27 percent of urban car-bike collisions, making it one of the most common crash types.

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Smart Moves posts detail strategies for making your cycling safe and easy, anywhere you ride.

In fact, some of these posts predate the course. Their strategies became key components of the CyclingSavvy toolkit.

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A slow ride across a high-speed interchange

A week after taking the November 12-13 CyclingSavvy Weekend course, John Alexander sent me an email asking what was the best way to ride over the Lake Mary Blvd/I-4 interchange. Most people (including experienced road cyclists) regard that interchange as impossible for a cyclist.