Saturday, June 18, 2011

Avoiding the dreaded left cross crash

There is a nice video here demonstrating good riding position and good situational awareness moving into an intersection. The rider's attention to detail and awareness may have prevented a nasty crash. Check out this video on the Cycling Saavy site.

I have seen similar situations unfolding at numerous locations in Los Alamos. Especially on our wide E-W roads where like the rider, its possible to have the sun at a bad angle and be screened by overtaking traffic.

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