Riding Tips

You know what? We kinda like you.

That’s why we want you to be safe when riding your Spokies bikes around Oklahoma City. Before getting your pedal on, take a quick refresher about safe riding techniques, because it’s important to know which side of the road to ride on and how to blend with the flow of traffic.

  • Protect your head. Wear a helmet.
  • Follow the rules of the road.
  • Be predictable. Use proper hand signals.
  • Be visible.
  • Do not ride on the sidewalk or gutter.
  • Stay focused. Stay alert.
  • Check the tires and brakes.
  • Ride single file in a group.
  • Ride with the flow of traffic.
  • Do not ride against traffic.
  • Ride in areas with less congestion.
  • Seek out bike paths/lanes/routes.

Quick Facts

Bicycling provides a total body workout, using every major muscle group during your ride! Plus, the activity is therapeutic for the cardiovascular system. Each Spokies ride contributes to your better health.