Below is a list of tips I created some time ago as coaching points when it comes to group riding etiquette and road safety.
When you come to one of my clinics, rides or getaways, this is covered every single time no matter what level you're at.
One of my biggest missions as a Cycling Coach is to do my part to help bridge the gap between cyclists and motorists understanding each other with the goals of mitigating some of the aggression out there.
There is a right way to ride and aesthetics matter and they matter a lot. What it boils down to is that you must act respectful on the road, abide by the traffic laws and ride in a neat and orderly formation at all times. Period.
You are NOT entitled to do whatever you want on the road EVEN when no one is around or you’re tired. There is always someone watching when you blow that stop sign or you’re all over the road.
There is way more to group riding than this and there is no better way to learn than by taking the plunge, joining a group and doing it.
I could go on and on here however these are some tips and guidelines and they really are for your safety and the safety of others.
GROUP RIDING ETIQUETTE
During a group ride you must:
Group Riding Etiquette and Road Safety - PDF
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