Night Riding


Important safety tips!

How to see and be seen when the sun goes down

Jeff Cobb Apr. 12, 2013

As it is, some riders avoid the night because unless extra steps are taken, it is usually harder to see and be seen. What’s more, in many regions splattering bugs can be an issue, as can deer or other nocturnal animals. And if you crash in the middle of nowhere, well, that could be a bad scenario, no doubt.

But this said, many commuters wind up riding in the dark of the early morning or after the sun has gone down, or both. And many others may finish a day of riding after sundown. So, if you expect to ride in the dark, you’d be well advised to assess your equipment and decide whether it is really all you need it to be.

 

And even once you are satisfied with your setup, you will still want to ride within limits. Continue reading “Night Riding”

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