Bicycling Street Smarts is an updated and revised edition of Street Smarts, originally published between 1988 and 2000 by Rodale Inc.
This compact booklet describes the nuts and bolts of safe and legal on-road cycling including lane-positioning, navigating intersections, expert control of brakes and steering, emergency maneuvers, and dealing with difficult situations. By learning correct on-road riding techniques and mastering control of the bicycle, any cyclist from beginner to expert will enjoy increased confidence and safety while riding any road.
Size: 5 3/8″ x 8 1/4″, 46 pages
About the Author:
John S. Allen has written over 200 articles for national bicycle magazines. He frequently serves as an expert witness-consultant in bicycle accident cases. Mr. Allen is also the author of The Complete Book of Bicycle Commuting (Rodale, 1981), and has co-authored or contributed to many other publications. John is very active in bicycle advocacy organizations including the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition, Massachusetts Bicycle Safety Alliance, and the Federal Highway Administration’s Steering Committee for development of a national bicycling curriculum. He has been bicycling for transportation and recreation since 1964, and rides more than half his annual mileage in urban traffic.