Beating the bike lane grit left behind by snowstorms

Be extra careful on those corners too. If you like leaning into a turn, you my find the grit beneath your tires steals your traction.

Also remember the FRAP laws, whether possible or practible, do not require you to ride in the debris at the ede of the road. Take the lane if must. Still if it is a narrow road with traffic in both directions, you may find yourself with no option but to ride in the grit. Some tips for cleaning your bike are timely.–Corrie

The sand and gravel spread to improve traction in the snowstorm — along with all kinds of road debris like tree twigs and glass chards — has found its way to the sides of the road where we tend to ride.

via Biking Bis – Bicycle Touring :: Beating the bike lane grit left behind by snowstorms.

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