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Illinois Secretary of State: Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety
On most roadways, bicyclists (including those on electric bikes or low speed vehicles such as scooters and mopeds) have the same rights and responsibilities as other roadway users. The following are important laws and safety tips regarding bicyclists:
Bicyclists are prohibited on limited-access highways, expressways and certain other marked roadways.
Bicyclists are required to travel in the same direction as vehicles.
Bicyclists should travel just to the right of faster moving traffic. However, certain hazards such as rough surfaces, debris, drainage grates or a narrow traffic lane may require bike riders to move toward the center of the lane.
Cycling During Coronavirus: Habits Cyclists Should Avoid
How does coronavirus affect cyclists? You might be wondering what you should and should not be doing and how this will impact your training routine.
Let’s go through some important points and answer some crucial questions that you have been asking these days.
WRITTEN BY JEFF BALTON
MARCH 23, 2020
How to clean your bike in 7 simple steps
So, while it’s tempting to just pop it in the shed until next time, a few minutes spent at regular intervals will improve your riding experience no end.
Regardless of what shape your bars are or how many suspension parts your bike has, any build-up of dirt will wear through moving parts if left to do so. As important as it is to clean your bike after a filthy wet ride, it remains key after dry, dusty ones too.
Here’s how to clean your bike in seven simple steps.