I imagine I should have asked this in the Help Topics forum, but I didn't want to be the first one to post there at the risk of looking silly. Which, on the whole, isn't a bad metaphor for the…Continue
Like Chris I go out of my way to avoid busy roads, where this isn't possible I stick to a few rules regardless of the reaction it invokes in our metal and plastic clad friends. Although they may seem obvious they work for…"
"Cycling needs to be fun, so have fun. Ride in areas you enjoy then venture out little by little. Maybe just one big traffic light or one block of a major road then turn off. Build up gently. If its' not fun, get off and walk -…"
"Hi Rohan, All i can say is Go with the flow don't get upset with Car drivers be curtious, Now what about Traffic lights well just look at them and get on riding. I asume you know the road rules so stick to them."
I suggest you "hang out" at similar roads to the ones you want to travel on and see what other cyclists do.
As well as this, being familiar with the roads and tracks that are good, and the ones to avoid is something to…"
I imagine I should have asked this in the Help Topics forum, but I didn't want to be the first one to post there at the risk of looking silly. Which, on the whole, isn't a bad metaphor for the subject of this post.I moved to Melbourne at the start of this year with my new (first) bike, with the romantic idea that I'd be able to circumvent commuting costs and get fit at the same time. It's a good bike and I'm comfortable riding it. The problem is, after a few short rides between suburbs, I…See More