Getting Ready To Ride
Guidelines for Safe CyclingEssentials:
Carry proper identification and personal emergency contact phone numbers.
You must wear a properly fitted and fastened helmet at all times while cycling. No matter how hot it gets, keep that helmet on your head.
Here are some basic equipment recommendations.
Don't wear ear buds or headphones; they interfere with your ability to hear warnings from other riders and traffic noise that can alert you to danger.Obey all laws and all relevant aspects of the California Motor Vehicle Code.
Road ID: Rules of the Road
Welcome to Road ID's "Rules of the Road" video series. These videos were created in response to the numerous cycling-related accidents that we all hear about on a regular basis. The goal of these videos is to help make cycling safer for everyone that rides a bike. Please take a moment to watch these educational videos...then, share them with your friends and family on Facebook, Twitter or Email. And, since we know you have a bunch of spare time, please let us know what you think by sending us a comment.
Top 5 Tips for Riding in Traffic
Top 5 Tips for Riding in a Group
Top 5 Tips for Signaling
Top 5 Tips for Passing Cars, Cyclists & Pedestrians
Top 5 Tips for Intersections + Ramps
Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Car Hazards
Top 5 Ways to De-Escalate Road Rage
Top 5 Rights and Responsibilities of Cyclists
Top 5 Tips for Riding in Pacelines & Echelons
Top 5 Tips for Cornering
Top 5 for Bike Handling and Safety Tips
Top 5 tips for Bike Fit and Maintenance
7 Tips for Drivers – How to Drive With & Around Cyclists