As much as we like to tell ourselves that we’re confident and capable cyclists, the reality is that we’re not in control of our surroundings. More and more women all over the world are embracing the two-wheeled lifestyle on a daily basis and one of the most important aspects to consider is safety.
You can cover yourself head to toe in high-vis and bicycle lights, and you could even wear a dinosaur costume on the bike just to make yourself seen, but at the end of the day, you can’t control drivers, other cyclists and pedestrians.
Accidents happen on the bike so it’s important to know what to do in case you’re involved in a collision. It’s also important to have the necessary tools on hand that could help you out of a sticky situation.