Useful Information/Tips for safe cycling


Tips for safe cycling 

Please follow the instructions bellow to ensure you have a safe cycling experience!

What you should do

  • Pay attention to the operation of the coaster brake which is activated by reversing the pedals. The more you press the pedals, the rougher the bike immobilizes. So, CAUTION!
  • Carefully check the bike before each use (tires, brakes, lights, saddle, bell).
  • Always wear a helmet for your own safety.
  • Beware of pedestrians and other vehicles and warn them about your maneuvers.
  • Prefer a bicycle path.
  • Make sure you distinguish yourself in low light, using light clothing and marking.
  • Use your bell to warn cars and pedestrians.
  • Keep a safe distance from other moving or parked vehicles. Their doors can be opened at anytime.

What you should not do

  • Do not violate the traffic regulations.
  • Do not attempt overtaking if you need more space.
  • Do not use headphones (for music or phone) when cycling.
  • Do not ride under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medicines that affect perception.
  • Do not leave your bike unguarded or unlocked.­ You are responsible for it, till you go back and lock it in a station.
  • Do not carry other people or bulky objects.