Momentary inattention is the number one cause of incidents. Watch for vehicles, bicyclists pedestrians and hazards. Do not wear earbuds or use phones while riding.
Leave enough room in front of you to avoid other riders, vehicles and hazards. Ride outside the door zone. Move off the road or trail when stopping.
ACT SAFELY AND PREDICTABLY
Wear a properly fitted helmet. Make sure you can see and be seen. Ride a straight line and only pass on the left. Be courteous.
RESPECT THE RULES OF THE ROAD
Obey all traffic laws. Stop for all red lights and stop signs. Signal turns whenever safe, ride no more than 2 abreast (single file is safer). Yield right of way when appropriate.
THINK AHEAD AND TALK
Scan ahead and anticipate what others will do. Communicate actions and hazards, tell others when passing and cross raildroad track at an angle if possible.