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Where Bike Lane Design Collides with Savvy Cycling

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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

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

A Four-Year-Old Rides On The Road

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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

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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)

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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?

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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

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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

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

When Sidewalk Riding Is Your Best Option

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

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!