Mobility continues to advance in our city, and for this to continue, it is essential to maintain good coexistence between vehicles, pedestrians and the environment that surrounds us.
With the arrival of the new ECOBICI bicycles, it is normal that your desire to ride around the capital has increased, or that you want to delve into this experience of touring the streets in a different way. However, it is important that before doing so, you take into account some tips that will make your trip, as well as pleasant, safe.
1. Trace your route
Before venturing out to take a bike, the ideal is to know which path you will follow; From the bike station where you will take the bike, to the one where your tour ends, you can do this from the new app.
2. Check the bike
When choosing your bike, you have two minutes to make sure everything works properly (brakes, lights, bell, gear shift and saddle height), if not, remember that you can return it and take another one.
3. We suggest you wear a helmet
The more security you have when shooting, the better; For this reason, although the use of a helmet is not mandatory, our recommendation is that you always ride with it, on any type of road.
4. We suggest making yourself visible
When riding at night, try to wear reflective clothing. Practice ringing the bell to warn you that you will cross a street, or when passing other cyclists or pedestrians and keep an eye on the blind spots of other vehicles, to avoid them.
5. Avoid the use of headphones
It is important that you remain alert to the different sounds of the city, which will be very difficult when wearing headphones. Focus your senses on the environment and you will avoid accidents.
6. Keep your distance
The ideal distance that we must have with other modes of transport is 1.5 meters; and not only with moving vehicles, but also with those that are parked, they could open the door suddenly.
7. Respect traffic regulations
In each city, there is a traffic regulation that applies to all those who are part of mobility; Knowing it and applying it will help you circulate safely on the streets, taking care of yourself and those around you.
Rolling with ECOBICI will always be a great idea, you will travel in a healthy, ecological and fun way, and you will get to know the city in a unique way. Follow these tips and enjoy your trip, while doing it safely.