Category Archive: Beginner’s Corner

Biking basics every rider needs to know.

Bike Gears – and why you love them

Make friends with your gears! The gears on your bike allow you to control how much pressure it takes to turn the pedals. By using your gears to “dial-in” the perfect match between your body and your bike, you’ll enjoy all of the benefits (and none of the soreness) that you want from your rides.

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Traffic Skills for NYC Bike Riders

If the last bit of bicycling education you received was when your Mom told you to “Watch out for cars”, this street-skills primer is a good place to start.

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Q&A: Pedestrians in the Bike Lane

Dear VB “The thing I find myself having the most difficulty with is pedestrians. They don’t respond to my bell, they don’t look where they’re going, they often walk right out into the bike lane without even a thought…

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