Graphic: Anežka Gočová
"Being a non-courteous cyclist is not only unsafe, it taints the overall perception of cyclists and compromises their acceptance on the roadways. “The willingness of drivers to share the road is often impeded by the erratic behaviour of cyclists that are still learning the ropes with limited resources,” explains Toronto bike advocate Yvonne Bambrick. Given the lack of a longstanding cycling culture, many of us are unsure of how we fit on streets without bike-specific infrastructure."
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