Cycling is a fun activity when done safely. When not done safely, a cyclist can be a danger to him or herself and to others. These comments are intended to help keep you safe and to help you better understand your obligations as a cyclist.
Bicycles are vehicles under the HTA – virtually all rules under the HTA that apply to motor vehicles also apply to bicycles.
1 Obey all HTA traffic rules, including stopping at traffic signs, traffic lights and right of way conventions and rules
Beyond legal considerations, prudence and common sense should always prevail. A cyclist will never win a dispute with a motor vehicle regardlesss of who is right?
as slower moving vehicles, cyclists mist move as far to the right as the safely can to facilitate the space to allow a faster vehicle to pass safely. (sec. 147(6))
Ride Leades are not necessarrily the best of fastest riders in the group, nor do they necessarily lead from the front of the group.
Ride Leaders should come equipped with cell phone. extra waivers forms, incident reporting forms and a writing instrument
Ride goups should generally consist of 6 to 12 riders but never more than 18. The larger the group, the more likely that it will become strung out and separated, and far more difficult for motor vehicles to pass safetly