Sometimes our bike tours mean sharing the road with a lot of motorized vehicle traffic… on this episode, some tips and tricks on bike touring on busy roads.
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Practice near home
Take a class at an LBS or bike club
Time your ride
Get a mirror
The pool noodle trick
Be predictable – hand signals etc.
Don’t be afraid to take the lane (where legal) or get on a sidewalk (where legal)
Always remember – you belong on those roads just as much as motorized vehicles, but you’re way more vulnerable so take precautions and stay safe!
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