I forgot how scary it can be to cycle in Sydney until I started riding with my best mate 2 weeks ago. This girl who has been terrified of bikes all her life, finally had the courage to cycle into work and asked me if I could help her. That's what it took. Someone to physically lead the way and show her how to ride, where to ride, tell her if she was doing alright, help her get confident.
So the challenge we had was to ride to work.
Distance to work: 4.2 kms
Route: There's a dedicated cycleway about 500 metres from her house, the challenge is to get there without freaking her out.
Things I learnt about helping someone to ride:
Other things that can help:
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