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Old August 13th 18, 11:23 PM posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Joy Beeson
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Default Learning how to ride a bicycle

On Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:57:25 -0400, smharding

But I think the real challenge will be riding the bike (powered or by legs) in
Paris (or any urban area). There's a real art of riding while sharing a road with
motor vehicles, some techniques of which may be initially thought of as suicidal!

Or at least counter-intuitive: I remember thinking that I couldn't
ride my bike unless I had a sidewalk to ride on -- and I was nearly

Once she learns how to balance and pedal at the same time, she needs a
structured course from an expert instructor. Unfortunately, those are
very rare. The last time I did a search, I couldn't find even one
instructor in my entire state.

Joy Beeson
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