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Originally Posted by wipekitty View Post
From the commuting world, where there's often less flexibility on routes and timing, I find a rear view mirror and daytime front/rear lights helpful. I use this equipment for solo road rides in areas with heavier traffic.

My goal is to be seen and be aware of what the drivers see, which in turn, I can apply to work with drivers and help them make smart decisions. Sometimes they even thank me
And because it costs nothing to be nice, I like to give a little wave to drivers who cut me some slack, like the ones who hold back a little to allow me to get over to the left lane before the light, or who waited till a clear spot to pass.
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