Sadly, Keri Caffrey edited out what I considered the best line in her wonderful video Bicycling In Traffic Is A Dance You Must Lead. It was something like “Your confidence makes them perform better.” I swear I would come close to tearing up at that point every time I watched the video. She told me she edited the entire text to make the video more presentation-friendly. I can dig it.
OK, so my point is that the “confidence” point — especially as it pertains to lane positioning — is as close to a 1-word education in transportation bicycling as you can get. Here’s some video I shot this morning: