Thanks to all those drivers who courteously, every day, make my bike ride to work a pleasant, fear-free experience. You wait for me at stop signs, stay a respectable distance from me so I don’t get scared and weave into your path. You sometimes wave and smile at this 60 yr old lady cycling down the road. If you get frustrated with my slow going around those blind curves, you don’t show it. You slow behind me and wait until the curve has been ridden safely. I don’t take kindly to horns blowing telling me to ride even closer to the right (and closer to the ditch!), so you can get by, and thankfully, so very few of you do that.
So, thank you James Island drivers! You are gems and I cycle with a lot less terrified grip on my handlebars because of you. I am getting braver and choose more challenging destinations because of you! Thank you for sharing the road!


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