Category Archives: Cycling Skills and Techniques

H232 Study Postmortem

by Steven Goodridge Summary: The H232 Bicycle Safety Laws Study Committee made good recommendations, but three of them were rejected by the author of NCDOT’s report on the study, who based on their personal opinion made recommendations that interfere with … Continue reading

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Article on Bike Boxes

Here’s a quote from a┬ánew article on bike boxes on the North Carolina Coalition for Bicycle Driving site: Bike boxes suffer from two fundamental design flaws: 1. They direct bicyclists to pass on the right side of traffic that may … Continue reading

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Avoid the Door Zone Videos

Here’s a well-executed educational video about why cyclists should ride at least 5 feet from parked cars. Warning: some of the dashboard camera videos are disturbing to watch. Here’s an excellent video of League of American Bicyclists instructor Preston Tyree … Continue reading

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