Rules for Bicycling Suicide

As an avid bicyclist the rapidly growing number of formulas for bicycling suicide ceases to amaze me.
As cycling and commuter bicycling grows exponentially around the country the carelessness of too many bicyclists is a growing threat to everyone’s safety.

If you want to play Russian roulette on wheels here are the formulas.

Bicycling Suicide Formula 1. Ride in the dark, in dark clothes, with no front or rear lights, and weave through traffic.
Bicycling Suicide Formula 2. Don’t wear hi-viz clothing while commuting at rush hour.
Bicycling Suicide Formula 3. Run Red lights.
Bicycling Suicide Formula 4. Don’t stop at stop signs.
Bicycling Suicide Formula 5. Zip through intersections without looking.
Bicycling Suicide Formula 6. Ride the wrong way on a one-way street.
Bicycling Suicide Formula 7. Be a speeding, irresponsible urban bicycle messenger.
Bicycling Suicide Formula 8. Be a speeding, irresponsible college student.
Bicycling Suicide Formula 9. On multi-use bikeways never warn pedestrians you’re approaching.

Bicycling Formula 10 for LIVING a long life. Wear hi-viz clothes. Ride with front and rear lights. Ride following the rules of the road.


Blumsack Brown BackgroundAs a coach, trainer and consultant, Larry Blumsack partners with people and organizations on the move and those already there to accelerate their communication, presentation and speaking skills to be on par with their ambition. Through one-on-one coaching and group training Larry helps leaders and aspiring leaders elevate their presence and communication skills to influence more people, sell more products-services-ideas and inspire others more successfully than they ever imagined.

Larry is the bestselling author of Face-to-Face is The Ultimate Social Media and founder of Zoka Institute and Zoka Training®. Zoka Training® — Mind/Voice/Body/Mindfulness in sync — is the result of Larry’s 45 years as a coach, acting teacher, actor, voice-over artist, theater and TV director/producer, radio & TV commentator and show host, speaker, trainer, serial entrepreneur, and syndicated columnist. Larry was a founding member of the theater department at Northeastern University.

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