Beginner Advice

Some guidance on getting you and your bike ready to ride safely and enjoyably on the road

 

GETTING YOUR BIKE READY TO RIDE

Some advice from Trek Bikes     How to get your bike ready to ride

 

 

 

SIGNALS & CALLS WHEN RIDING IN A GROUP

 

It can be a very enjoyable and sociable to explore the countryside with others in an organised group. However there can be challenges and it is good if you understand the Signals others in the group might give you and Calls you might hear.

 

 

SIGNALS YOU WILL SEE BEING USED

For the basic signals for riding in a group take a look at this – https://www.cyclingweekly.com/videos/fitness/group-riding-how-to-use-hand-signals-video

 

CALLS YOU WILL HEAR 

If you hear a call of “CAR UP” it means that a car is approaching the group from BEHIND

If you hear  a call of “CAR DOWN” it means tht you are being warned of a vehicle approaching the group from AHEAD

 

KNOW THE RULES

Take  the Quiz –

Please Scroll Down for the Answers

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ANSWERS

1. D
2. D
3. C ( ….however Google says this was changed to 1.5 metres in 2018 with £100 fine for infringement)
4. D
5. B&C only
6. C
7. A
8. B
9. B
10. D
11. B
12. B