A quick guide on what you need to know when riding a bike.
Riding a bicycle around the city is a great practice that brings multiple benefits, which is why we want to provide you with this guide so that you can continue enjoying your tours safely.
The first thing you have to consider before going pedaling is to bring the necessary equipment:
1. Helmet: We know that its use is not mandatory; however, the more secure you have when rolling, the better. Our recommendation is that on any type of road, you ride with a helmet.
2. Reflective vest or accessories: Always seek to make yourself visible, reflective clothing or accessories can help you, especially when riding at night.
3. Lights, brakes and bell: Check the correct operation of your bike. Let the lights come on, the brakes work and the bell rings; In this way you will have what is necessary to have a good tour. By using ECOBICI, you have 2 minutes to do this review, if you find a fault you can return it and take another one.
Respect traffic rules
Remember that the bicycle is a vehicle and as a cyclist you must respect the traffic regulations; Knowing it and applying it will help you circulate safely through the streets. We suggest you start with the cycling guide that we will leave here: https://www.semovi.cdmx.gob.mx/storage/app/media/guia-ciclista-cdmx-2021.pdf
Your trips on two wheels give you the perfect opportunity to interact with the environment and the people you meet on your way. It is important to respect the space of each one, preferably use the bike lanes, avoid zigzagging between traffic; In crosswalks or crowded areas, slow down and yield when necessary. Remember that we share the road with other people who, like you, want to reach their destination.
Now that you have this guide, put it into practice, share it with whoever you think needs it and let’s contribute to harmony and road safety.