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How to Bicycle with Safety in Mind

thinking safety while bikingBicycling In A Safe Manner

Riding your bike isn’t just about taking the bike out and starting to peddle. Sure, this is a very generic way of looking at such things and you should not be doing this. When you ride the bike like this, you are also being unsafe.

I always spend time on preparing myself to go out and ride the bike. I take out my helmet and give it a shock test by shaking it because sometimes you might have taken a blow on it before and cracked it.

A cracked helmet is of no use and has to be replaced because you might as well not put on anything for your head.

I also put on knee pads because they keep me safe if I fall down. I always want to be prepared because the bike is great, but you can fall down at any time.

Do you want to fall down where you get hurt and don’t even have a way to handle it?

I would rather know that I was prepared and then fall down which happens a lot to people. Bicycling is so much fun and it is always nice to see people out and about, but only when I am safe. Get info on the best trails near you.