Bike riding is real fun but not when it may result in something nasty. Who doesn’t like to enjoy a beautiful day riding a bike outside but also who would like to suffer pain? Precaution is always better than cure and the prospect of a safe day ahead does increase the joys of the day. Just a few safety tips and the aspiring bikers can zoom away.
The basic provision is to ride a bike that suits your size. The right size is when both feet are flat on the ground when you are on the bike straddling the top bars keeping a safe 1 to 3 inches distance between you and the top bar. After this prerequisite the logistics creep in, ensuring that the wheels, handlebar and the seat fits tightly along with checking the air and tire pressure in the wheels, oiling of the chains and other mechanics.
What comes next is the most exciting for boys and coolest for girls also available with personalized decorations. Yes, the helmets which are essential and a necessity are also one of the coolest attires. For every time you plan to ride, your helmet should be your best pal sitting on your side. Buy the right helmet that fits you, wear it in a way such that it covers your forehead and always keep its strap fastened while biking.
The city streets are crowded, traffic flaring on the road, horns are being blasted and a lone bike rider waiting on the shore. To thwart the big glaring cars, you need to be prepared. Wear bright colored clothes while riding on the road to be seen from far away, ensure the bike has a horn or a bell and while riding at night you make sure you have a headlight as well. The hand signals are the next important measures in order to survive the traffic indicating left and right turn, stop signals and many more. For bikers it is also essential to decide where to ride.
On the concrete path away from the parking and the walls, keeping your eyes on the road and avoiding the fall. Next follow the road rules such as keeping your hands on the handle bars always, checking the traffic right and left when on the cross road, follow traffic rules and never ride against the traffic. Follow these preventive measures and you will never be in standby, your bike would always be ready for you to ride.