4 Simple Tips for Bike Safety

4 Simple Tips for Bike Safety

From plotting your route to wearing reflective gear, learn how to stay safe while riding your bike.

Biking is one of the best ways to get around town. Whether you’re commuting to the office or joy riding on the bike path, you can enjoy the wind on your face and the knowledge that you’re doing something that’s good for your health (and nearly free!). But if you’re just venturing out on two wheels for the first time in a while, the idea of riding on bumpy trails or busy roads might be daunting. Don’t let fear interfere with your plan to get pedaling. Here’s a quick recap of bike safety, what equipment you might need on the road and the rules of the road (hint: stop signs apply to bikes too).

—Lindsay Westley

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