Vulnerable on the Open Road: Five pro cyclists reflect on bike safety

Posted on Aug 29, 2012

In’s new video, Vulnerable on the Open Road, five professional U.S. cyclists reflect on their experiences with bicycle safety.
The riders share their visions for better bicycling conditions and lessons for safer motorist-bicyclist interactions.
Even though these riders are the top 1% of bicyclists, their advice—slow down, be aware, don’t blow through red lights, build more infrastructure, get more people riding—applies to anyone who likes to enjoy the simple pleasure of a bike ride.

Take a moment to listen to their experiences and, next time you ride (or drive), carry their advice out on the road with you. is dedicated to channeling that passion to improve the future of bicycling. Our goal is to gather a million names of support, to speak with one, powerful voice—to make bicycling safer, more convenient and appealing for everyone.