Jul 27, 2017

What do you need to know before cycling on our roads?

Cycling on our roads can seem daunting, but that doesn’t have to be the case. Together with Share The Road, we have created a list of tips that will help you traverse our roads easily and safely. Watch the videos and follow the tips to prep yourself for a safe journey on our roads!

Pre-Ride Checklist

Like everything in life, the more prepared you are the more likely you are to succeed. Cycling is no different, whether you’re commuting to work, going for a nice ride or training with your friends. Planning yourself, your bike and your route will allow you to get to your destination in a safe and enjoyable way.

Best Practices

Being safe on the roads is all about being predictable. Whether you’re a driver or cyclist, we all need to follow the road rules and keep surprises to an absolute minimum. Here are some common situations where surprises can end in injury.

Road Incidents

Cycling brings its fair share of dangers, and a cyclist is a relatively exposed and vulnerable road user. One of the best ways of avoiding incidents is by riding defensively, which allows you to anticipate potential hazards, giving you a better chance of avoiding injury.

  • Prepare yourself, your bike and your route. – well said

    For me, following the rules will minimize accidents. Pedestrian crossing too matters, where most people fail!