Do You Know How to Ride Your Bike Safely?

DUBUQUE – The weather is getter warmer, which means you might see more bikes hitting the road. One question that is of concern—how can cyclists safely share the road with motorists?

Will Layton, a volunteer mechanic at the Dubuque bike coop, say’s that “you should follow the same laws as a car…It’s a good thing to be aware of your surroundings.”

You can also create a safe cycling environment by using hand signals.

If you’re interested in biking, but don’t own one — check out the Dubuque Bike Coop.

The Coop is a place where “anyone in the community can come and learn about bikes, get a bike for a reasonable amount of money, and learn how to maintain your bike” said Rob Williams, Dubuque Bike Coop Volunteer.

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