“Ride in a Group, Think like an Individual.”
This quote is repeated frequently in the training offered by the American League of Bicyclists. Cyclist have the same rights and responsibilities as motorist, yet the implications of some moves made by cyclists on the road can feel ambiguous. The right decision is not always clear.
Some safety practices may feel counter-intuitive.
Safe Cycling is more of an art than a science. Every ride presents new and unexpected challenges – from the motorists, the environment, and fellow cyclists. Modeling safe techniques and cycling in a predictable manner help reduce the variables.
Ride Like the Wind…. Marsha Kilian