"To be abused or threatened in the process of simply riding a bicycle around can be pretty demoralising...however, over the years you grow a thick skin.
Cyclists are an irrelevant minority in most people's eyes and this is reflected in the…"
"Glad no-one walked away with ill--feelings.
Over the last few months I have taken to giving other road-users "thank-you" waves; whether deserved or not. I have found that this approach keeps me calm and seems to placate drivers and…"
Thanks! Although unfortunately I'm not an SC just yet....I'm hoping to become one so thought I might join to see the bike offers on SC. I just got back from living in Amsterdam and it seems much harder to find an affordable bike here, but I have hope nonetheless!