Lots of things transfer mechanically from bikes to cars and back again.
One strategy for getting parental approval for a road-bike purchase is to include them in the MSF course. Often its sold as a bonding experience by those using it to demonstrate their maturity and recognition of danger involved with street riding.
Dragging knee is for the track, and dragging tail is for the lot. --Kane Friesen
When you're in a car, you're watching a movie; when you're on a bike, you're in the movie. --Robert Pirsig
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