Remember the eight precepts of cycling
1. Avoid not wearing a helmet
In 2015, news that “a female college student died of flying without a helmet” was reprinted on the Internet, which made cyclists heartache. You must wear a helmet when you are riding because it is directly related to your life safety. In addition, it is necessary to check your equipment, brake system, lighting, tire pressure, etc. before cycling.
2. Do not judge the quality of other people’s bicycles at will
Don’t judge the quality of other people’s bicycles based on their appearance, this is a taboo thing for cyclists! Even if you know it well, keep a low profile and ride happily!
3. Avoid drinking when cycling
Many cyclists like to drink a bottle of beer to quench their thirst after cycling, but in fact, it is not suitable to drink alcohol whether during or after cycling. Because drinking will first cause a short period of excitement in the cerebral cortex, then there will be slow response and sleepiness, which will reduce discrimination, concentration, and judgment, and affect the balance and coordination of the body, which may easily cause cycling Danger.
In addition, alcohol can speed up the heart rate, increase myocardial oxygen consumption, and increase blood pressure, which will increase the burden on the heart. There are also express provisions for non-motor vehicles in the law.
In short, don’t drink when you cycle and don’t cycle when you drink!
4. Avoid running red lights and go retrograde
Cyclists must abide by the traffic rules. When cycling, they must not run red lights, go retrograde, rush, change lanes at will, ignore others, and make calls while cycling. When passing an intersection, slow down, pay attention to pedestrians and vehicles, and be courteous to others. When traveling in groups, walk in an orderly manner. To be harsh, don’t think that it is a non-motor vehicle. Security is fundamental.
5. Avoid speeding
In the UK, a cyclist was fined £620 for speeding. Do not overspend during non-competitive cycling, master the speed, adjust the handle and seat height, and pay attention to maintaining the correct posture. When stepping on the toeboard, the position of the foot should be appropriate, exert even force, and pay attention to maintaining a certain rhythm, otherwise, it will fatigue the ankle and knee joints. Good cycling habits help safe riding!
6. Stop occupying the road, grab the road
It has been reported on the Internet that a rider was riding on a right-turn lane of a motor vehicle and was severely hit by a car in the rear preparing to turn right. The rear wheel was crushed, the man was knocked out and the helmet was torn apart. Fortunately, people are not serious, this is a living lesson. When a motor vehicle turns right on a dedicated lane, you must pay special attention to the incoming traffic from the rear, try not to grab the lane, and ensure your own safety, and you are a smart rider.
7. Avoid Cycling when you get sick
Whether you are cycling short or long distances, don’t continue cycling when you get sick, but take a good rest. Especially for long-distance riding, you should not ride the plateau with illness. High altitude sickness, excessive diet, lack of oxygen, catching a cold, and going to high altitude will cause harm to the body.
8. Try not to rush at night
Many cyclists like to ride at night, but in the suburbs far from the city, there are no street lights. Even if you are equipped with a lighting system, due to unfamiliar road conditions and the uncertainty of vehicles on the road, please try not to ride after dark. The danger is everywhere. Riders who ride long distances should pay more attention.