When road conditions are less than optimal, best strategy is to use "driver behavior."

Empowered for Unlimited Winter Travel

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When cold weather threatens to keep you off the saddle, tell Old Man Winter you can take anything he can dish out and still get to your destination under your own power.
Out on the road, your safety is a product of your behavior.

Another Brick in the Wall

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In the 1970s – when I grew up – no one was telling me how horribly dangerous cycling was. That’s because it wasn’t. It still isn’t.
You Can Go Anywhere!

Road Witches & Wizards Unite

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Become a full-blown Road Witch or Road Wizard. Leave the road warriors behind!
Bicyclist in crosswalk

Sidewalk Strife

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When students in cycling courses ask me “who is at fault” for a given type of crash, I always respond, “The law doesn’t protect you on the road, only in court.” But too often the law won’t protect you in court, either. Cycling on the road gives you the best advantages for both preventing a crash and protecting yourself should one occur.
Brooking photo

Stories From the Road

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Communication is the most useful thing that most cyclists never do.
Bike Friday and its trailer at the base of Boise's historic train depot

Biking Out Of Airports

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I shuddered and said a prayer for his safety. I fervently hoped the dictum would hold true: Even when done poorly, bicycling is very safe.
Katherine Tynan and her Brompton on public transit

Sweet Success in Skokie

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When I booked this trip, riding my bike in Chicago seemed as farfetched as the Cubs winning the World Series.
Gael Boucka of Allentown, PA, discovers the capabilities of his bike in Train Your Bike, CyclingSavvy's parking lot skills session.

Miracle In Bethlehem

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Within a few short hours, a man who hasn't been on a bicycle since he was a child rides with ease on one of America's ridiculously auto-centric bridges. How is this possible?
Philly Expo Bike Parking

Getting Savvy in The City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection

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We hope to see you in The Cradle of Liberty!
Karen Karabell riding bicycle on Kingshighway in St. Louis.

How To Get A "Scary" Road All To Yourself

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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.