Could you make friends with the driver of a big rig that comes up behind you on a shoulderless two-lane highway, uphill, with oncoming traffic? Well yes, CyclingSavvy graduate Ian Whiting did. One of his control and release strategies is like nothing I had seen before, and it works.
About John Allen
Hi -- I am CyclingSavvy instructor John Allen.
I teach so that other people can experience the freedom which I know as a cyclist. I can show you how to do this in safety and with confidence, through the Bicycling Street Smarts booklet or in a CyclingSavvy course.
Entries by John Allen
CyclingSavvy spring courses are happening. Classroom sessions are being held online. On-bike sessions with Covid precautions are ramping up too.
Major Taylor redefined bicycle racing — and suffered unspeakable prejudice, innumerable indignities, and even death threats while doing so.
CyclingSavvy’s Zoom Webinars start today, December 9, 2020. We’ve added more Zoom room because of demand, so feel free to sign up!
CyclingSavvy’s control & release strategy lets bicyclists promote and confirm safe passing on roads with oncoming traffic and blind curves.
The story of the Worcester Turnpike, how it became a segment of Massachusetts Route 9, and what that story means for bicyclists.
In this step-by-step video, watch an adult beginner who never learned to ride as a child start, balance, steer, and turn her bicycle.
What’s a motorist do when a bicyclist is ahead in a no-passing zone? Cross the double yellow line to pass? Or wait patiently for who knows how long?
Savvy cycling strategies – traffic-signal timing, lane choice, etc. – get a cyclist safely through a highway interchange on Massachusetts Route 9.
How would you ride a bicycle through the huge highway interchange that I plan to ride next week?