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Great passing was not always the norm for me. In my early days of commuting, I remember some terrifying close passes. Nowadays, it's rare that a motorist doesn't move at least halfway over a double yellow line to pass me, assuming there is no oncoming traffic. Many change lanes completely to pass. What's different?
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With awe I still compare and contrast the newfound knowledge and confidence Binbin developed in order to ride safely in traffic in one of the most challenging confluences of streets in Boston.
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The driver's anger poisoned the energy of the other drivers on the road. Everyone started honking.
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I figured that with a couple of short sessions, Jenn would gain confidence in her ability to navigate in tighter quarters than she had thought herself able to manage before.
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Ultimately, whatever type of accommodation is provided along our roads, cyclists will need to understand the true causes of crashes and the best strategies for avoiding them. Neither the causes nor the strategies are common knowledge, and they sometimes run contrary to popular belief. That's why cyclist education is essential.
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He realized that biking was about so much more than the bike. His research led him to savvy cycling, as a way to restore kindness and civility to everyday human encounters.
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I've often wondered: Why don't more employees bike to work? I've come to believe that perceptions — of safety, time, and appearances — keep people off their bikes.
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When you go out today — reasonably certain of being able to get where you want to go without incident — thank this man. He had something to do with your safe travels, even though you’ve probably never heard of him.
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Should you be using daytime running lights? The answer is, uh, maybe. But they are usually not necessary, and they don’t fix some mistakes.
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The paradox is that while it appears cyclists give up independence by accepting and responding to the principles of traffic, they actually gain freedom of travel.