Bicycle Safety

Bike RodeoChildren wait for a bike safety check at the Bike Rodeo. Riding safely is an important part of enjoying your riding experience. You should:

  • Wear a helmet - For kids and adults alike, wearing a bicycle helmet is the most effective way to prevent a life-threatening head injury.
  • Ride a bike that fits you
  • Maintain your bicycle
  • Know the rules of the road for bicyclists

Whatever your level of experience, there are many resources to help you improve your comfort and abilities. Several of them are listed below: Bicycle Safety Videos

Pedestrian Safety Videos

There are also resources on maintaining your bicycle: Bicycle Maintenance

For more safety tips, join the Commission at their annual Bike Rodeo in May. The Rodeo is held outside City Hall at 28W701 Stafford Place.