How to Ride in Traffic

Here’s some great info from Ken Kifer’s site about riding in traffic.

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By obeying traffic laws, we not only avoided collisions with automobiles but we also avoided crashing into each other. When I began riding as an adult on the highway, I was about the only cyclist on the road in my part of Alabama. Nonetheless, the motorists respected me because I was obeying the traffic laws.

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But I figure Nick James can probably write a book on how to commute in NYC. I can’t imagine how tough it might through those streets.

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0 thoughts on “How to Ride in Traffic”

  1. Nick says:

    I’d like to officially endorse a book on the topic: Urban Bikers’ Tricks & Tips. It’s under $10, and if you’re unfamiliar with street riding, it’s a great guide to situations you might not expect. Amazon allows you to preview the book online, just click “search inside.” I own a copy of this book. I agree completely with the kind of smart riding they encourage.

  2. RL Policar says:

    Nick…I’ve got an idea! Why don’t you write an article on urban riding?

  3. Nick says:

    In the works, my man. In the works.

  4. Travis says:

    That would be great I wanna know what its like in the States in the cities. I am going to be commuting by bike in Omaha. (not that big) I know its gonna be differnt than the bike lanes i have over here and the city bike paths. Also i am taking leave in a very rural area, i wonder how my redneck brethern will treat a guy on a bike.


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