an old post by yours truly. thought this would fit my latest kick.

sixtrain

We all hate them. They swerve in and out of traffic, they run red lights, and they always come out of nowhere. Who are these awful human beings? Bikers, of course. Who decided to join that infamous crowd? Yours truly.

I’ll admit, I was scared out of my mind. Actually, I still am, but I’ve gained some confidence as I maneuver around NYC on my two wheels. Surprisingly, the city is somewhat helpful when you decide to take the plunge. So this post is dedicated to the various resources I’ve used along the way.

bikenewyork.org

Awesome organization. They hold several classes for beginning and intermediate riders — meaning even if you don’t know how to ride a bike, they will teach you! I’ve taken the Traffic Skills 101 class with them; they have a two-part option or full day session. The best part is that the classes are free (they only charge you…

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