Oxford wrote:If you see someone in need of assistance, take some time out and help them, build up some bikema (bike karma).
Most of all, try and encourage them, the more that get through that initial "what the hell am I doing this for?" period and become dedicated "this is a helluva lot of fun!" commuters the more potential for better facilities for cyclists in general.
Good one! I wasn't even riding this time last year but thanks to encouragement from other riders and people on this forum I'm still at it and loving it. Good bike karma is worth it