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How To: Fine Points of Using Hand Signals

Last week’s post, Bring Back Polite: The Case for Hand Signals, reflected on how these courteous, but all-too-rare gestures by bicyclists help improve communication…


The Big Truck Behind You

I recently revisited one of my favorite movies, The Hunt for Red October. Remember the “buckaroo” line? The normally unflappable Soviet Captain Marko Ramius,…


NYC Life, By the Numbers

Ever wonder how much you really move in NYC? Track yourself and you may be surprised. Small rides add up, but they may not…