Category Archives: Etiquette/Safety

Trail Etiquette/Safety

Cool New Bike Horn Sounds Like a Car Horn!

Commute a lot? You’ll dig this. It’s in the “why the heck didn’t I think of that” category. It’s a car horn for a bicycle. Check it out here Bicycle Horn It’s a tad bit pricey, about as much as … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Do Me Any Favors!

This one goes out to all of the Motorists out there: Please don’t do me any favors! One of the most dangerous situations I routinely encounter is when I am road riding and I want to make a left hand … Continue reading

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Why I don’t like Bike Lanes

From the outside, bike lanes sound like a good idea, a really good idea. There’s a lot of bicycle traffic on some roads these days, so why not give them their own lane? I’ll tell you why. Number one, bike … Continue reading

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Bicycling Tip for Riding in Traffic

I thought about this on the way home from work last night, riding in commuter traffic on a pretty busy road downtown (Cleveland). When I am forced to ride a little closer to parked cars than I really care to … Continue reading

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Passing Safely on the Trail

Passing on a bicycle trail Passing on a bicycle trail is no trivial matter. It should be performed with care and concern and timing. Remember, when you are passing another trail user on the trail, whether they are cyclists or … Continue reading

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Personal Safety Equipment

Common Sense. I know it’s not so common these days, but a little bit still goes a long way! While it’s not exactly etiquette, I’d like to talk about gear. Let’s start at the top – your helmet. You do … Continue reading

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