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!