I’m an adamant mirror user; if I leave my apartment having forgotten my mirror, I go back up to get it. A bike mirror reduces that tense feeling you get from not knowing what’s coming up behind you. Increased awareness leads to a more fluid style of riding.
Tag: Bike Tips
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.
It’s called the RIGHT HOOK, and it’s one of the most startling and infuriating conflicts that cyclists experience. The Right Hook conflict occurs when a motorist makes a right turn directly in front of you, cutting you off. It’s particularly surprising because it seems like the driver should have seen you – for cryin’ out …