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Apr 10

Posts: 253

fred1021 says:

new rider advise

right to all other new riders out there like me that ride everyday to work heres what ive found

1 . always keep a can of chain lube in your garage and use it.

2. rain is ok to ride in so long as u keep your visor clean and smooth everything out.

3 . HIGH WIND is evil and tries to kill you at every chance it gets.

4 . treat every car as a p**** who's out to run you over.

thats all hope it helps :smile

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Jul 10

Posts: 14

Ternix says:

Extra Tips

Very valid tips but never forget these two which I learnt the hard way.

1. Don't filter traffic unless your comfortable and can pull away first before the cars.
2. Don't ride unless you know how to pick up your bike by your self.

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Apr 08

Posts: 3042

AdieR says:

Don't ride faster than you can see

and don't ride faster than you can think...

Those two have kept me alive so far.

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Feb 10

Posts: 1953

SlowLearner says:

Always spell [ad-vice] 'advice'

... unless you're thinking of advising [ad-vi-zing] someone, of course.

Here's some first aid advice a nurse taught me:  Never put a tourniquet around the neck.

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Jul 10

Posts: 24

bedlam1 says:


If you are at a junction and a car/van is inducating to turn in...all it means is his bulb works!


Pulling out on sombody is a very nasty bike crash!
dont get -Tboned

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Mar 09

Posts: 56

ibike says:

useful advice, but...

You can filter without having to get to the front.  I filter daily without being able to get right to the front, perhaps due to the cars being packed too tightly, or the lights changing as i'm filtering through.  The cars will create a gap as they begin moving, and looking over left or right indicates to the drivers that you are attempting to move into lane, from your filtering position.

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Aug 10

Posts: 1

irvinelmo says:


Thanks for your tips.I am a new rider.This tips are very useful for me.Good stuff.

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