8 Golden Rules of Bike Safety

Young Family Riding Bikes In Park

Biking is an excellent method of transportation: it’s clean and green, as well as a fun and a great way to exercise that is kind to your knees and you can do at any age.  If you commute to work on your bike, sometimes, depending on traffic, you can get to where you’re going faster than a car! As the days get longer and the temperatures get warmer around the country, more and more people are pulling their bikes out of the garage and gearing up for a ride.  Yet I happen to know three people who are in wheelchairs as the result of biking accidents, and while I don’t want to damper your enthusiasm for cycling (I also love to go for a ride), it’s always good to review the basics of bike safety.

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