Acadiana Celebrates Bike Month

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 7:18pm

To those who didn't know May is bike safety month.

 

The event is a big deal around Acadiana because more people in Acadiana have joined bike groups with all the new bike paths and trails going up.

With summer fast approaching it's a good idea to review some of the basic safety rules of riding a bicycle.

This way, you can minimize your chances of getting into an accident

City officials stress the biggest thing to remember is which direction to ride

Good advice to follow is always use a helmet.

Other good advice is to use a bicycle that's the right size for you so that it will be easy to control it.

In addition make sure the brakes are working and the tires are inflated to the correct pressure and wear bright colors so everyone can see you.

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