Discovery and Choices

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I choose an approach of appreciation for all my fellow travelers, and of freedom from fear and anxiety. CyclingSavvy training shows everyone how to make these choices!
edge riding

Let's Talk About Being "Reasonable"

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In the center of the lane, all passes are safe. At the edge, about half of the passes are unsafe, because the motorist comes too close to me, too close to oncoming traffic, or both.
green in a bike lane means danger

The Real Door Zone Tragedy

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Believe it or not, dooring never has to happen. The real tragedy is that door zone riding is so heavily promoted, even after decades of observing the carnage it causes.

Four Dimensions of CyclingSavvy

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Now in the 21st Century, savvy cyclists are paving the way for a new understanding and acceptance of bicyclists into the transportation network of our cities, towns and neighborhoods.

How to Get Great Passing

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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?
Arne Buck turns prepares a right turn

My Fateful Meetup Ride

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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.
bike riding in saint louis

Energy Is Real

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The driver's anger poisoned the energy of the other drivers on the road. Everyone started honking.
decoding black arts, like using trailers and savvy cycling

A Little Instruction Really Changes Things

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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.
savvy cyclists co-exist with ease

The Special Mode

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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.
Jeff Viscount describes how to safely ride on a busy road

Introducing The Nation's New CSIs

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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.