Biking Safety2018-05-14T15:20:45+00:00

Tick off the boxes on this safety list to ensure that both

you and your bike are safe (here’s to safe riding).

01

Is the SEAT adjusted to fit your height, tilted parallel to the ground, on tight?

02

Are the HANDLE BARS parallel to your arms, tightly fastened, and approximately the same height as the seat?

03

Are the HANDLE GRIPS at right angles to the handle bar stem, worn or loose?

04

Does the WARNING DEVICE work properly. can it be heard up to 100 ft. away?

05

Are FORK BEARINGS lubricated and properly adjusted-not too tight nor too loose?

06

Does the HEAD LAMP have fresh batteries and a white light visible for 500 ft.?

07

Are the MUDGUARDS tight and in good condition?

08

Are TIRES inflated to the recommended pres. sure, tight on rim, and free from glass, metal, nails, etc.?

09

Are TIRE VALVES capped and free from leak?

10

Are WHEEL BEARINGS worn or need lubrication?

11

Are front and rear WHEELS in alignment, free from wobbles, and hub nuts tight?

12

Are SPOKES loose, bent, broken, or missing and need replacement?

13

Are PEDALS worn, loose, need lubrication, and reflectorized?

14

Is the SPROCKET BEARING clean and lubricated?

15

Is the CHAIN clean, lubricated, not missing links, and properly adjusted for slack?

16

Are the BRAKES in A-1 condition to insure smooth and even braking?

17

Are all REFLECTORS properly mounted, securely fastened, not broken or missing, of the wide angle variety, and visible from 300 ft.?

18

Is the REAR LIGHT red in color and visible for 500 ft.?