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Door Zone video

From Commute Orlando blog…

Video: Avoid the doorzone

The door zone is the space adjacent to parked cars that you should avoid while riding a bike. A car occupant may fling the car door open directly into you. At best, you bang up your bike a little. At worst, you’re pushed sideways under the wheels of a passing bus or truck. This London read more »

Dooring video

Dashcam video from a car dramatically shows what happens when somebody opens a door into a cyclist. The cyclist just narrowly avoided becoming road pizza when the driver swerved to avoid hitting him (or her?)

Door Zone reminder

Matthew @ Streetsblog SF asks how he should educate doorzone cyclists, and in the comments he got a couple of “Huh? Doorzone? You mean ride out with traffic?” type of responses.

Video: Safe bicycling for children

Here’s an instructional video from the 90s produced by the city of Madison, Wisconsin with funding from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration and distributed by the League of American Bicyclists. The video covers the limitations of a child’s perceptions and skills, the rules of the road, traffic safety, door zone riding, sidewalk riding, common read more »

Don’t panic and carry a towel

Lady Fleur gives advice on cycling during those spring showers we so desperately need. The only thing I’d add for eyeglass wearers: bring a rag or small towel. I carry mine in my back pocket. More bike stuff below the good advice.