At TWC we’re hot on safety, especially when we’re on the bikes. Regardless of discipline, safety is a priority of us, but one area where we believe it’s key is commuter cycling and riding amongst traffic.
Many people love the idea of riding to work to gain those few extra Strava miles, keep travel costs down and for having just another excuse to ride our bike. However, the reality of cycling in the city and on busy roads can be quite off-putting for some.
6 Things to watch out for on your commute
There are many tricks and tips you can use to help improve your comfort and safety: Ring-a-ding bells come in all shapes and sizes to help you be heard. Reflective accessories help you remain seen in low-light conditions, and even wearing appropriate underwear can help keep you comfortable, rather than wiggling around in your saddle.
One of the most difficult manoeuvres to master whilst cycling in traffic is glancing around to check for cars behind you, without inadvertently turning the bars. Swiss company, Sprintech may have the answer to making the whole process easier…