Join Date: Jul 2000
Bikes: 1959 Capo; 1980 Peugeot PKN-10; 1981 Bianchi; 1988 Schwinn KOM-10;
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Just this week I watched a bicycling father shepherding his two bicycling children, admonishing them continually to ride along the extreme outer margin of the uncurbed shoulder. Someone backing out of a driveway onto this 25mph / 40kph residential road would not see the kids until it was too late.
At least the article cited says to ride in the same direction as traffic, which does considerably improve one's chances of being seen.
"Early to bed, early to rise. Work like hell, and advertise." -- George Stahlman
Capo [dschaw'-poe]: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger, S/N 42624
Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
Bianchi: 1981 Campione d'Italia, S/N 1.M9914
Schwinn: 1988 Project KOM-10, S/N F804069