Eight precepts of Zycling

meThis is a Guest Post by Anthony Golding, a bicycle buddha who sits zazen, blogs, and leads zycling expeditions in the U.K.

His website is Zycling: Zen cycling and how to wheel freely

1) THERE MUST BE NO SENSE OF URGENCY
2) LEAVE AT HOME RADIO, MUSIC PLAYERS, CELL PHONES, and if you can, WATCHES
3) STAYING SILENT DURING PARTS OF THE DAY
4) RESPONDING TO AND BEFRIENDING YOUR SURROUNDINGS
5) RECOGNISING AND HANDLING FEAR
6) HANDLING COMPETITION
7) ON BEING ASSERTIVE
8) HAVE AN ADVENTURE BY YOURSELF

One Response to “Eight precepts of Zycling”

  1. Pattipow Says:

    Really liked a lot of what he has to say. I will use many of them.

    I’m also thinking things can be different when you are a female alone on a bikeride. I’m not saying worse, just different. Sexism in all its myriad forms can range from the merely annoying to the downright life-threatening.

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