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Gas Prices Got You Back on Your Bike?
No one likes to pay higher prices for anything, but if there is a silver lining to $5 a gallon gasoline, it is that lots of people are taking another look at bicycling.
The good news is, bicycling will not only save you a lot of money at the gas pump but it can also reduce your carbon footprint, get you physically active, reduce your energy consumption, clean the air, prevent congestion AND you’ll be having fun!
If you haven’t been on a bike for a while – or if you are going to start bike commuting as well as riding on the weekends – we have a few simple tips and techniques that will help you enjoy your riding AND stay safe. Click the links below to make sure you and your bike are ready to roll.
Tips for Cyclists on Sharing the road safely
1. The traffic laws of all 50 states give bicyclists basically the same rights and responsibilities as motor vehicle operators: Drive your bicycle as you drive your vehicle. Follow the rules of the road.
2. Everyone can use a quick refresher course on how to ride: Check out our 7-minute video called Enjoy the Ride.
5. Take a class! Our more than 1,200 League Cycling Instructors are teaching cyclists like you the best way to ride every day. Enter your zip code to find the next class near you.