So I've had my bike for about 2 weeks now, and have been trying to ride as often as possible to get some practice in before I have to start commuting from Sydney CBD to northern beaches on the 5th (1 more week!). I've been commuting from the CBD to eastern suburbs for my job, but decided I need some practice with it being busy (normally I only have to ride on the outskirts of the city) and decided to try the CBD at peak hour (well that and an excuse for a trip to MCAS to get a better back armor insert). Three things 1. F**k people on their phones, I seriously had no idea it would be that many people, at least put it down before changing lanes onto me! 2. Being able to filter will be great, I got stuck in temporary road closure zone and was just watching bikes filter down beside me 3. I need to work on strong gear changes between 1st and 2nd, got to be careful not to get stuck in neutral and not go anywhere (that and looking like an idiot) Got a long way to go to bring my skills up but its definitely more fun then on 4 wheels!