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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.

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.
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.
bike commuting in Bethlehem

Commuting Perceptions & Reality

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I've often wondered: Why don't more employees bike to work? I've come to believe that perceptions — of safety, time, and appearances — keep people off their bikes.
William Phelps Eno honorary driver's license issued in 1912

William Phelps Eno, My Hero

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When you go out today — reasonably certain of being able to get where you want to go without incident — thank this man. He had something to do with your safe travels, even though you’ve probably never heard of him.
cycling in winter with daytime lighting

Daytime Lights: Magic Bullet Or Not?

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Should you be using daytime running lights? The answer is, uh, maybe. But they are usually not necessary, and they don’t fix some mistakes.