Sunday, September 4, 2016

The Ten Commandments of Riding a Bicycle

To follow up on the Ten Commandments of Riding the Bus, here are the Ten Commandments of Riding a Bicycle.

1.  Thou shalt wear a helmet, for thy hairstyle be not more precious than thy brain.

2.  Thou shalt wear brightly-colored practical garments and place upon thy bicycle bright lights and reflective devices, that others may easily see thee.

3.  Thou shalt not ride in darkness unless thou first obey the First Commandment and the Second Commandment.

4.  Thou shalt comply with the signs and signals that control the flow of vehicle traffic.

5.  Thou shalt ride in the designated bicycle lane if there be such a lane.

6.  Thou shalt be courteous to pedestrians.

7.  Thou shalt not use thy cellphone while thou ridest thy bicycle.

8.  Thou shalt not wear thy headphones while thou ridest thy bicycle.

9.  Thou shalt not pass other bicyclists unless thou first ascertain whether automobiles approach thee.

10. Thou shalt ride a bicycle that is suited to thy size and is properly adjusted so that thou mayest ride safely and comfortably.

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