Beck takes us through the fascinating history of cops on bikes. Early police officers stopped speeding horses…
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
You need to start reporting things,” Kirby urges cyclists. “They’re not going to know it’s a problem if they don’t hear from you and hear from your friends.
Here, in part 2, Beck explains: Beck is a retired police officer and a trainer with the International Police Mountain Bike Association. revised from original post by Tamar Wilner
In an earlier post on this blog, I described savvy strategies to navigate a small, single lane traffic circle. I’ll now take the discussion up a level and describe a […]
We want you to use your bicycle! CyclingSavvy strategies will get you around town in good form on your bicycle, but traveling with your bicycle by bus, rail or air […]
Traffic congestion on urban streets is a fact of life, and no bicyclist wants to be stuck in it, breathing exhaust.
We humans have our eyes in the front of our heads. Stereoscopic vision worked great for our ancestors who hunted and gathered for food. It also works great to keep […]
Charlotte CyclingSavvy Instructor Pamela Murray never stops surprising me. The latest? A five-minute segment on North Carolina Public Television.
A stop sign just means “stop,”. Or does it?
It’s that time of year again — it’s dark out there! Tremendous advances in bicycle lights have occurred over the past few years. Now you can light your way without lightening your wallet. John Allen shares a few things you should aim for in buying bicycle lights — and how to aim them for best effect.