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I agree with most of the comments about messenger bags being better for riding. However... I find it very odd no one has mentioned yet that if you ride wearing a full face helmet (like a downhill or motorcycle helmet) it is always hitting the top of your backpack which it actually dangerous and motion/sight limiting. A messenger bag with the thick strap ...


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These first two are really more basic skills, but: Give cars enough space that an opening door won't take you down. I had one pull me to the ground once, fortunately, it only got the edge of my hand grip, and at low speed, but it turned my handlebars and took me straight down. I was thankful not to be injured. I've heard tales of much worse. Be ready to ...


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Whenever I hold up a car for more than a couple of seconds, I make a point of giving them a big thumbs up or wave of thanks, just to let them know I'm not being selfish or oblivious to them. I'll also look out for a safer place for them to overtake and swing back into secondary position as soon as I safely can. Granted this only helps once the irritated ...


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I prefer messenger bags. I currently use the Mission Workshop Rummy. The strap is extremely comfortable (it must riding 30 miles per day) and I can fit more into this bag than most backpacks that are out there. I've had the same issue with a much sweatier back with a backpack than i have with my messenger. As for as it hanging to the side, a real ...


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I am coming at this from the perspective of converting a bike I have, in my case my Bacchetta Giro 20 ATT recumbent bike [link to my blog documenting my build experience] but before I decided to go down this path I did look at off the shelf e-bikes and for me I couldn't find a reasonably specified [in terms of bicycle components] e-bike at a reasonable or ...



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