Where Bike Lane Design Collides with Savvy Cycling

For decades, it has been conventional wisdom that crashes involving bicyclists and opening car doors are rare. In fact, dooring accounts for 12 to 27 percent of urban car-bike collisions, making it one of the most common crash types.
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Learning A New Street Dance

I am a proud savvy cyclist...and I have a confession.

A Four-Year-Old Rides On The Road

How to enjoy safe & confident cycling with kids... from 4 to 94 Yes cycling with kids. On streets! Check out this video of a family riding regular streets to Sunday Streets in Eugene, OR.
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How Knowledge About Trucks Saved My Life

Cyclists being crushed by trucks is a recurring tragedy. And it’s one that’s very personal to me. I'm alive today only because of knowledge that I want every cyclist to have.
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When the Sun is Low, Don’t Go (Or Find Another Way)

One of the things we teach savvy cyclists is that a bright sun, low on the horizon, can be a dangerous condition. As with operating around big trucks, how to handle this condition is an essential need-to-know for cyclists.
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Did History & Law Really Intend For Cyclists To Ride Far To The Right?

Far too many cyclists, motorists and enforcement officers believe that cyclists need to ride as far to the right as possible, in order to allow a motorist to use the same lane. Neither history nor law support this.
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Every Motorist Needs To See This

Finally, police have the opportunity to truly appreciate and understand the legitimate safety concerns and needs of cyclists.
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How She Made A Grown Man Cry

Leo Stone will never forget the first time he saw bicycling's dance video.

When Sidewalk Riding Is Your Best Option

I'm not a fan of riding on sidewalks, but sometimes sidewalk riding is exactly the right thing to do.

Discovery and Choices

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!