10 Tips For Biking In NYC

10 Tips For Biking In NYC

The summer is fast approaching and there’s no better time to take a holiday in New York! You could grab a bike there or take one with you, either way, you’ll need some tips for cycling in this beautiful city. Here, we have some handy tips for riding a bike in New York. Don't forget your helmet!

Lines - Ride in a straight line, don’t weave in and out of the traffic. It’s important to act as the cars do on the road.

Signal - Look, signal and look again before changing lanes or making a turn, make sure everyone knows your intentions ahead of time.

Cars - Watch out for car doors, sometimes they can swing open when you least expect it.

Visibility - Use lights, clothing, helmets and more to stay visible to other road and pavement users.

Bell - Use your bell, it’s a great way to ensure you’re going to be seen and heard.

Awareness - Don't wear earphones, this is the worst way to ride a bike.

Helmet - Wear a helmet and keep yourself protected.

Safety - Don’t leave your bike unattended, make sure you’ve got a strong bike long and remove your seat for extra safety. 

Lanes - Bike lanes tend to be on the left side of one-way streets in New York.

Subway - There aren’t any bike rules on the subway, just common sense and respect for other passengers.

Now you’re ready to head off on a fantastic New York cycling holiday!

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