CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Ah, biking in Kanawha City: lush trees, flowers, birds, flat blocks along the river and little traffic.
I prefer biking to walking because I can go farther and faster. Biking has eliminated the popping sound and sharp pains in my knees. My blood pressure is 102/65 and I've gone off statins. My calves are tough and my jodhpur thighs are finally going.
Here are some guidelines for safe biking: