Bike Riding

Skill Elements

  • Purchasing
    • Component & Frame knowledge
    • Deal finding
  • Bike Control
    • mounting
    • dismounting
    • staying on
    • pedaling
    • deadzones
    • balance
    • steering
    • speed control
    • breaking
  • hazard avoidance
    • predictability
      • hand/body signals
    • reaction time
    • turning when being cut off
    • leaning/countersteering
    • dodging
    • attention
      • scanning for traffic
      • objects in road
  • rules of the road
    • knowledge of local laws
    • traffic signs
    • roadway markings
  • maintenance
    • tool knowledge
    • preparation
    • drinking water
  • Tricks & other advanced things?

Projects

Beginner

Intermediate

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Advanced

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Exercises

  • https://youtu.be/gGGvKt8vWho (High intensity workout
  • Study local laws for basic rules
  • Practice not dying on flat ground
  • practice not dying on empty street
  • practice not dying on a mostly empty intersection
  • walk along a route you intend to bike and watch how other bikers do it

Resources

Techniques

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Tools

Habits

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