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Old 08-08-2012, 05:29 PM
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Default Re: Wondering about how to cope w/ traffic?

Welcome aboard! I have that exact same bike I intend to build on eventually. I like to take the back way around when at all possible like behind wal-mart & grocery stores as well as side streets. I also ride like I'm invisible as if nobody can see me cause a lot of people just plain don't see you or expect a bicycle to go that fast. If I get in heavy traffic I pull over & let the main flo go thru. I also try to be as visible as possible an orange vest is a good idea and plenty of lighting at night. I point led flashlights into my spokes to illuminate them. These things are fun and can be safe if you ride the right way.
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