But just in case you can't follow those steps, people actually offer classes on such things. I guess it's a good thing, if it gets more people biking. Even though I can't help but think it's for losers, maybe I'm wrong. Here are the details from a T.A. email:
Bike Commuting 101
Are you interested in commuting by bike, but a bit unsure of the hows and whats? Bike New York is holding a free class on commuting. Check it out and get great tips from good people.
Sunday, February 24th
891 Amsterdam (at 103rd Street)