Bicyclist Tips

Bicyclists “ Ride Smarter

space2Give Yourself Some Space: You’ve got a legal right to the road, so use it – take the full lane when needed, stay away from car doors, and don’t squeeze between lanes. Two bicyclists can ride side-by-side, but get into single file if cars can’t pass safely. (more)
flowGo With The Flow: Ride in the same direction as other traffic, and ride as straight as you can, don’t weave between parked cars or into crosswalks. (more)
redlightTake A Break: Stopping at red lights and stop signs gives you a chance to relax, chat with the cute biker behind you, and set a good example for everyone one else on the road. (more)
lightLight Up The Night: Lights help you see where you’re going, but it’s more about everyone else seeing you. (more)
walkersWalkers Go First: If you run into a pedestrian, it doesn’t matter who was right or wrong, it just hurts.(more)
helmetGet Some Head Insurance: We hope you’ll never need your helmet, but the one time you do, there is no substitute. Your brain is your most important piece of safety equipment. (more)