Bicycle Riding on the Road

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"How do I ride safely on the road?"

Bicycle Riding on the Road

It's important to know how to bike safely on the road. Always stay on the right but don't hug the curb: glass and sharp debris collects at the very edge of the road and can cause you to get a flat. You have the same rights to the road as a car, so keep 2 to 3 feet from the curb, allowing enough room to your left for cars to pass. Always use hand signals before turning, and make sure your bike is equipped with reflectors and a light if you ride in low-light conditions.

   

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