I learned through CyclingSavvy that if I wait for a green light to turn right onto major arterial roads, I typically get the road all to myself for the amount of time I need to be on it.
About Karen Karabell
I live in St. Louis and love having visitors! My email address is kkarabell "at" gmail "dot" com.
Entries by Karen Karabell
Madonna, bless us! I’m not Catholic, but I’m white-on-rice for blessings. Favorite bumper sticker: Bless everyone, no exceptions. The Savvy Cyclist launches today on a weekly publication schedule. We’ll take all the blessings we can get. We’ve never done anything like this. It feels scary and exciting at the same time, like a big commitment. […]
At every step in the process, candidates are exhorted to put students first. “The most precious thing people give us isn’t their money,” Lisa Walker told the candidates. “It’s their time.”
Bike Stop Cafe Brings CyclingSavvy to St. Charles! Discover how easy it is to safely share our public roadways at the funky and hip Bike Stop Cafe in St. Charles. Truth & Techniques of Traffic Cycling will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at the cafe, which is located […]
This was in my “In” box this morning: “Cycling Savvy is a truly empowering experience,” wrote Mark Barnett, who participated in last weekend’s St. Louis CyclingSavvy workshop. “The effective classroom session provides students with the right information and motivation to take on the ‘big roads.’ A classmate and I changed our habits that very evening […]
CyclingSavvy grew stronger with this weekend’s training in St. Louis of a new group of instructors. Meet our new CSIs.
Both Ann and I recognized that while we had plenty of people in town working on infrastructure and trails, our city’s meager offerings for bicycle education were—let’s face it—pedantic and dull. “But there’s this program in Florida, Ann, that’s worth looking at,” I said.