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Lane Width Primer

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Safety Around Trucks

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Motorist FAQ

Common Questions Answered

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Cycling & The Law

Statutes & Video for LEOs

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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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Starting and Stopping Smoothly

How to start and stop easily and smoothly on a bicycle, using a pedal to step up onto the the saddle and to step back down when coming to a stop.

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Smart Moves

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.