Best Things To Do In Central Park – Holiday Edition!

As the most-visited attraction in the most-visited city in the western hemisphere, it’s easy to forget that Central Park was originally created as a place of serenity, tranquility, and relaxation. The vast majority of New York’s 65 million annual visitors come during the warmer months, when the park overflows with excitement and activity. For that reason, the winter is when it truly lives up to its full potential as a natural oasis, 843 acres of majestic, pastoral earth, living in direct contrast to its surroundings: the around-the-clock whirlwind of steel, glass, and humanity known as Manhattan. 

This is not at all to say winters in Central Park are dull. Still at the core of the Big Apple, the city’s signature buzz doesn’t end at the park’s borders. The winters are simply when the landscape’s peaceful beauty fuse best with the inspirational hustle and bustle New York is so famous for. Many have seen the tranquil images of a fresh snowfall over cobblestone bridges, hills, and frozen ponds. But not everyone knows about how much fun the park can be during the colder months. Below is a list of our favorite things to do this winter in Central Park:

  • Visit the Central Park Zoo. The winter sees reduced fares, and is the liveliest time for the sea lions, seals, and snow leopards. You can feed a penguin or head to the children’s zoo to see the only cow in Manhattan. The nearby Delacorte Clock plays holiday carols and features bronze statues of animals playing instruments
  • Go rock climbing. While scaling the boulders in the North Woods or Rat Rock near the park’s southern entrance, you’ll forget you’re in the middle of a big city and feel like you’re in an arctic tundra
  • Visit the Arthur Ross Pinetum, a four-acre arboretum with 17 varieties of winter trees, designed for New Yorkers of the 1800s to feel like they entered the center of an evergreen forest
  • Go cross-country skiing with skyline views. The most popular areas are the bridal path, Great Lawn, and Sheep Meadow. Skiis can be rented nearby at sporting goods stores such as REI and Paragon
  • Sign up for an Amazing Race-style Scavenger Hunt Adventure. With two route options and smartphone assistance, the park can transform into a giant, fun-filled, educational board game

  • Recreate scenes from classic Central Park wintertime movies: Elf’s snowball fight at Pinebank Arch, Home Alone’s Pigeon Lady scenes at Gapstow Bridge, Sheep Meadow or Tavern on the Green for Mr. Popper’s Penguins, and for the skating scenes in Serendipity or Love Story, you can go…
  • Ice skating: Choose Lasker Rink in the north for a more relaxing experience with views of the Harlem Meer and North Woods, or Wollman Rink in the south for more convenient access to midtown and dramatic views of the city skyline
  • Enjoy the music of Central Park without the big crowds. Whether it’s choral performances below Bethesda Terrace, Beatles sing-a-longs at Strawberry Fields, or one of the many buskers stationed throughout the park (the saxophonist near the Balto statue is exceptional), there is no shortage of sweet sounds.
  • Go birdwatching. The ramble is home to 275 varieties of migratory birds and winter is the perfect time for spotting Downy Woodpeckers, Song Sparrows, American Robins, and the incredibly rare Eastern Screech Owl. December 15th is New York’s annual Christmas bird count, while birdwatching tours happen throughout the week
  • Build a snowman. Build a whole snow family. Make snow angels. New Yorkers, especially on Sheep Meadow and the Great Lawn tend to get creative with their snow creations

  • Go shopping. Columbus Circle Holiday Village, The Dairy Visitor Center, and the vendors along 59thstreet are all popular options. For $10,000, you can buy a small piece of NYC real estate in the form of a park bench with a personalized plaque inscription
  • Go to the Winter Jam Festival in January, a free annual sports festival featuring snowboarding lessons, curling, ice bowling, dodgeball, a Doggie Snow Zone, and a heated reading room. Equipment is provided at no cost
  • Check out the brand new Landforms exhibit at the Charles A. Dana discovery center to learn about the park’s geological foundations, archaeological history, and how its rocky terrain shaped the outcomes of The Revolutionary War and the War of 1812
  • Attend the 23rd annual Holiday Lighting Festival on December 5th. This joyous event combines cookies, cocoa, Christmas carols, a cameo from Santa Claus, and a flotilla of trees on the Harlem Meer
  • See the city from the highest point of the park, Belvedere Castle. The winter months offer the clearest, unobstructed views of the West Side’s iconic Art Deco and Renaissance Revival apartments, the East Side’s stunning museum mile, the uptown and midtown skylines, along with the official weathervane for the city of New York
  • Enjoy a plethora of options for chowing down. The winter months offer a significantly more relaxed dining experience at Central Park institutions The Boathouse, Tavern on the Green, and The Met’s Dining Room. Inside the park, you’ll find a multitude of food carts offering everything from Belgian Waffles to Colombian Coffee. There are also countless restaurants alongside the park with breathtaking views
  • Beat the cold by staying active. The tennis courts, basketball courts, and bike lanes are open year round. Winter is the perfect time for discovering one of the many spectacular jogging loops in the park. There’s a reason the largest marathon in the world happens to end here. The New Years Eve 4k run through the park is legendary

Like any public park during any season of the year, fun and relaxation are the main priorities for its visitors. Central Park is no different. What makes it different is that it’s in the middle of a city with over 800 languages spoken on any given day, a world capital for culture, media, commerce, entertainment, research, art, and technology, the home of the United Nations, the birthplace of Rockefeller, Roosevelt, Remy Ma, and the rollercoaster. The city so nice, they named it twice. 

The point is that something as simple as sitting on a park bench and watching people pass by has a high likelihood of becoming magical. Some would call it the most beautiful park in the world. Few would disagree that it’s the most different from its surrounding environments. This is especially true in the winter, when the large crowds are replaced by snow-covered countryside, and it becomes again what its designers intended on creating: A patch of nature for New Yorkers to escape to, for serenity, tranquility, and relaxation. Plus, it’s fun!

 

Biking in the Winter!!

Now that fall has officially kicked it into high gear, it is time to start thinking about biker safety for the winter. Whether you are a guest to New York or seasoned veteran, it is vital to always stay safe and alert when cruising around the Big Apple. Unlimited Biking put together a list of important tips to keep in mind as the winter heads our way.

Ride Steady and Stay Nimble

For the slippery patches, it is best to just slow down and stay nimble. Use your brakes on the rear wheel to avoid spinouts. If your bike does start to tilt, always be prepared to just take your feet off the pedals. You will be more prepared to catch yourself if you lose control of the bike. 

Snow and Ice Considerations

Keep an eye out for areas of melted snow as it often melts in the sunlight, but refreezes in lower temperatures as the sunsets. These are the most likely areas for black ice. The key is to remain calm and ride slowly. 

Make Eye Contact

As you cruise through the city streets, always make eye contact with drivers. Drivers tend to be less aware of bikers in the winter, so ride defensively and make sure cars notice your presence.

Layers, Layers, Layers

Keeping warm and managing sweat in the cold will make your bike ride much more enjoyable! Layers will allow you to adjust with your body temperature as you warm-up and cool down from your bike ride. Always remember to throw on a hat and pair of mittens as well. You will be so happy when your fingers stay nice and toasty in the crisp winter air. 

Stay Hydrated

As much as you want to keep sipping on your warm hot cocoa, don’t forget to drink water and stay hydrated. It is so easy to forget to hydrate when the temperature drops. Winter clothing traps more heat which increases your body temperature, causing you to sweat more. Drink up! 

Don’t forget, even as mittens and hats make their way out of storage, Unlimited Biking hosts tours and experiences along with our bike rentals year-round. Give us a call to rent your next bike or schedule a tour, we would love to see you!

The best hot chocolate in NYC

It’s getting colder outside, but of course you’d still like to go out and take in the beautiful sights of NYC. A wonderful season for our guided bike tours and bike rentals. It’s a completely new experience to bike through the snow, especially in the beautiful Central Park. You should definitely check this out! The perfect accompaniment to those sights and the sport are cups of delicious hot chocolate! We listed the locations where you get the best hot chocolates in New York City.

Grom, 1796 Broadway, 212-974-3444, Midtown West: The gianduja-flavored hot chocolate at Grom tastes like liquid Nutella. Best known for their gelato, this eatery makes a fantastic cocoa for those too chilly to have some frozen dessert. With both dark and milk chocolate versions, Grom is sure to please with milk, cream, Venezuelan and Colombian chocolates.

Jacques Torres, 285 Amsterdam Ave., 212-787-3256, Upper West Side, Rockefeller Center, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 212-664-1804, Midtown West: One of New York’s magic chocolatiers provides customers with some “wicked” hot chocolate with just a touch of ancho and chipotle peppers in addition to the classic style.

Serendipity 3, 225 E. 60th St., 212-838-3531, Upper East Side: Serendipity 3’s oxymoronic frozen hot chocolate has so many New Yorkers in awe. Is it even possible for a drink to be both frozen and hot? Just don’t think about the logic behind it too much and don’t down it too fast either – just enjoy!

The Russian Tea Room, 150 W. 57th St., 212-581-7100, Midtown West: Sure enough, the famed Russian Tea Room, home to such ornate decorations as a 20-foot-tall golden tree adorned with Venetian glass eggs – and whose menu features, for example, Golden Osetra caviar – offers its own “signature hot chocolate,” complete with whipped cream and marshmallows. The toasty, tasty treat is a relatively affordable way to get a foot in the door at one of the City’s fanciest eateries.

Max Brenner – Chocolate by the Bald Man, 841 Broadway, 646-467-8803, Union Square: Dessert tycoon Max Brenner (a fictional character who’s a composite of the venue’s two founders) serves hot chocolate in a specially designed “hug mug,” which encourages patrons to hold the drink with both hands for maximum comforting effect. The hot chocolate is available in milk, dark and white chocolate versions.

Cafe Lalo, 201 W 83rd Street, 212-496-6031, Upper West Side: Famous for its feature role in You’ve Got Mail, this go-to spot is on the map for its cakes, pies, tarts and of course hot chocolate! With a range of flavorful mix-ins or shots of alcohol to add in, Cafe Lalo’s hot cocoa is sure to warm your insides.

Voilà Chocolat, 221 W 79th Street, 212-920-8799, Upper West Side: A great spot to stop with the kids to decorate your own chocolate treats, Voilà Chocolat also offers a variety of flavors for adults and children alike. From their Classic Dark House Blend to a Daredevil Spiced or even an exotic Matcha Green Tea White Hot Chocolate to thrill the senses. Now they even offer a Pumpkin Spice White Hot Chocolate for those seasonal types.

Enjoy your bike ride or guided bike tour with Unlimited Biking and a hot chocolate afterwards! 

 

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7 TIPS TO STAY WARM DURING THE WINTER BIKE RIDE

Winter is here and the temperatures are starting to drop and that means snow isn’t far off. But just because the weather is cold doesn’t mean you should stay in the inside all day. Summer bodies are made in Winter and that’s why a bike tour is always a good idea to get fresh air, exercise and it is also a lot of fun to bike through the snow. And we have plenty of quick tricks to winterize yourself for a bike tour outside.

 

#1 Tip: Layer your clothing

Rule number one for staying warm on the bike is to layer your core. Not only will it keep you warmer than opting for a single thick jacket, but it will also make adjusting to temperature changes easier.

 

#2 Tip: Bring a spare jacket

While you may have layered perfectly for the current weather, you never know when things are going to get colder. To be safe, always take an extra windbreaker or vest to add a layer.

 

#3 Tip: Don’t forget your head

30% of the body’s heat is lost through the head. Make sure you take a cap with you. You can easily wear it under the helmet.

 

#4 Tip: Keep the cold water at home

Stay warm by filling an insulated water bottle with warm tea. An early and late season trick commonly used by the pros.

 

#5 Tip: Don’t forget your gloves

You definitely need warm and good gloves for a bike tour outside. Make sure that your gloves are waterproof and nothing can go wrong and your fingers aren’t freezing.

 

#6 Tip: Shield your eyes

Sunglasses are not only for bright, sunny days. They can also help you in the winter against snow and wind.

 

#7 Tip: Enjoy!

Our last tip for all of you is to enjoy the bike ride. Especially the Central Park is beautiful during the Winter season. Everything is peaceful and fine – enjoy this unique atmosphere with your family and friends.
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The most beautiful Christmas decoration spots in NYC

Have you seen the holiday decorations everywhere in NYC? The best way to see them all is to take a bike and ride there. Today we would like to present you the most famous ones and also our personal top 3 Christmas decorations spots here in New York. Maybe you already suspect where we spotted them – exactly at Fifth and Sixth Avenue. Where else? We took the bikes at our 346 West 57th Street location and biked there really quickly. With the bike you’re much faster and there is also a basket with the bike, where you can put your camera to take shots of the beautiful decorations. And you also get a bike lock, so you can watch the holiday decorations as long as you like. So you have everything you need for a perfect bike trip.

This picture shows the flagship store of the upscale jeweler, Cartier, is gain adorned for the holidays with a red bow and ribbons that wrap up the elegant building at Fifth Avenue and 52nd Street since 1979. Looks great!

For sure you should also see the beautiful Christmas Tree at the Rockefeller Center with it’s timeless Herald Angles. The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a world-wide symbol of the holidays in New York City. The 2018 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree was lit for the first time on Wednesday, November 28, with live performances from 7-10pm, at Rockefeller Plaza, between West 48th and West 51st Streets and Fifth and Sixth Avenues. The tree will remain lit and can be viewed until 9pm on January 7, 2019. Thousands of people go there every day to see the magical lighting tree.

This holiday decoration ornament is one of the most photographed holiday decorations on Sixth Avenue. The giant Christmas ornaments are in front of 1251 Sixth Avenue building across from the Radio City Music Hall.

And there are even more decorations everywhere in the city. If you like to see them all we definitely recommend to take a bike! Book your bike rental here:

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The Story behind Santa Claus

We like to present you some interesting facts about Santa Claus or also called  Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle, Father Christmas, or simply Santa. The modern Santa Claus grew out of traditions surrounding the historical Saint Nicholas, the British figure of Father Christmas and the Dutch figure of Sinterklaas.

So who is exactly the man behind Santa? St. Nicholas – he was a Bishop who lived in the fourth century in a place called Myra in Asia Minor or now called Turkey. He was always a very kind man and had a reputation for helping the poor and giving secret gifts to people who needed it. So Santa Claus is original from Turkey.

But how did St. Nicholas became Santa Claus? This is a long story, but we try to keep it short. In the 16th Century in northern Europe, after the reformation, the stories and traditions about St. Nicholas became unpopular. But people still want somebody, who deliver presents to children on Christmas Day so in the UK he became “Father Christmas”. In France he was then known as “Pére Nöel”. In some countries for example Austria, present giver became the “Christkind” – a golden haired baby with wings, who symbolizes the new born baby Jesus. In 1823 the famous poem “A Visit from Saint Nicholas” was published and describes St. Nicholas with eight reindeers. The UK Father Christmas and the American Santa Claus became more and more alike over the years and are now one and the same.

So the short story is that the people still want presents for Christmas and that’s why St. Nicholas turned to Santa Claus.

Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen – the famous reindeers, which help Santa to delivers all the presents. And don’t forget about Rudolph the red nosed reindeer. Did you know that the reindeers might well be all girls? Because only female reindeer keep their antler throughout winter. By Christmas time most males have discarded their antlers and are saving their energy ready to grow a new pair in the spring.

Now you know everything about the famous man. What’s on your wishlist this year? If you don’t even know yet, we definitely have the right present for you. It’s a great experience and a lot of fun for young and old. Book your bike rental here:  https://www.unlimitedbiking.com/new-york/rentals/

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We wish you HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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Visit the Saks Lighting Show with Unlimited Biking during the Christmas season

Now it’s that time of the year, where you can hear the Christmas music everywhere. The Holiday Markets already opened their doors. Everybody is happy and in this special holiday mood. But you still looking for something really christmassy? So we have the right event for you:

The Saks Lighting Show.

Take a bike and go there really quick. And the best thing about the bike is that you can also explore all the other christmas decorations in the city super fast and easy. Book your bike here:

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Saks Fifth Avenue has been transforming its holiday windows into winter wonderlands for the past 90-plus Christmases. It starts every year around Thanksgiving through beginning of January at Saks on Fifth Avenue between 49th and 50th Streets. You can’t miss this fabulous light show! It’s a MUST-SEE for everyone. Normally it starts daily around 5pm to 11pm. You don’t have to be there exactly at 5pm, because the good thing is that the show starts every 10 minutes during this time span.

This year the holiday window display reminds you to treat yourself. The department store partnered with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids to transform six of its Fifth Avenue-facing windows into scenes that represent the brand’s most luxurious offerings. The installation is call “Theater of Dreams” and is an ode to the grandeur of the Broadway stage.

Now we know that Saks has a breathtaking lighting show every year but what about Saks itself? All locals know the store and its products but for all newcomers: Saks Fifth Avenue is one of the world’s preeminent specialty retailers and is renowned for its superlative American and international designer collections. It is well known for the expertly edited assortment of handbags, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics and gifts.

So we definitely recommend the Saks Lighting Show for a special Christmas feeling.

 

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Central Park Picnic!

Let’s be honest. The Central Park is the perfect spot for a picnic in the beautiful nature. You can watch the different animals playing around, the insane beautiful landscape, the numerous skyscrapers and you also have the unique Central Park atmosphere. And that’s exactly why Unlimited Biking offers a combination of biking and picnic. PERFECT!

First you can explore the whole Park with your Cannondale bike. It’s the perfect way to take a photo journey through Central Park and its sights. And after that a delicious picnic is waiting for you and your loved ones. The ever-wonderful Central Park Picnic is a perfect addition to any adventure, with the beautiful spreads that are an Instagrammer’s dream! Starting with our Central Park Picnic boxes and available for customization with a full spread. Mangia, a farm-to-table eatery serving rustic Italian fare, freshly prepares each of our picnic boxes.

It’s a fun way to picnic in style like a New Yorker! So what are you waiting for? Book your bike and picnic here: https://centralparksightseeing.com/category-tours/picnics-and-dining/

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Unlimited Biking: The perfect FUN for the whole family

Biking is much more than just a hobby. It’s a lot of fun for young and old, especially in the green heart of Manhattan: the Central Park.
The squirrels are jigging around, people enjoying the the sun on a park bench or on the rocks and the whole mood is just cheerful. So the best thing to do is to take a bike and enjoy this atmosphere in the Central Park with the whole family. And where can you get a bike for every family member as well as a helmet and necessary things like that?
Yes, right from Unlimited Biking.

We from Unlimited Biking offers you womens and mens bikes as well as kids bikes. We also have baby seats and double trailers for the little ones. So we have a bike for every size and age and nothing can go wrong on your family bike tour.

For the equipment we supply:

  • helmets
  • full color maps with key attractions
  • baskets
  • bike locks

All provided free of charge with every rental. You need only provide the desire to explore! We offer everything you need to make your exploration of Central Park successful and memorable. Additionally, our knowledgeable staff can provide you with specific routes based on your personal needs and desires. And if you want to try something new, we also offer tandems. It is a great fun and you have to work together as a team, so maybe you should also try to ride a tandem with your loves.
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Improve your bike safety! Ride with Unlimited Biking!?

Cycling remains a dangerous sport if you do not take the necessary safety measures. Several kilometres of bicycle paths have been built to improve cyclists safety in major cities and in the countryside. However, there are not always cycle paths. And cyclists are not always well equipped. That is why all cyclists must be equipped in the best possible way to be able to ride without fear of an accident.

Good equipment is still essential:

  1. Wear a helmet as soon as you ride your bike! In the event of a fall, the helmet can save your life! The skull is very sensitive and can be damaged in an accident or a fall. The skull must therefore be more than just protected.
  2. Ride with your bike lock and lock your bike in a fixed place. (attach the bike lock to the frame).
  3. Avoid carrying a bag on your back while cycling. The backpack can destabilize you and make you fall. It is therefore important to have a small bicycle bag or basket directly attached to your bike.
  4. Equip your bike with a bell or an alert system to warn other vehicles or pedestrians.
  5. Check that the bike is well equipped with lights and/or reflectors when you are cycling at night. Always be visible!
  6. Choose a superior quality bike! Check tires, brakes, bicycle chain, gears and suspensions. Check that the mechanics of your bike are in good condition.

It is very important to ensure that all this equipment is working properly before starting to drive.

Some bicycle safety rules to be respected:

  • Respect signs and traffic lights,
  • Give way to pedestrians, vehicles and other cyclists at an intersection,
  • Do not drive on the highway,
  • Do not drive with headphones or a phone in your hand,
  • Stay in control of your vehicle,
  • Do not drive between two rows of moving vehicles,
  • Use the bicycle paths,
  • Keep a certain distance from other vehicles, especially in rainy weather,
  • Signal your intention to change lanes and only do so when the manoeuvre is possible,
  • Always be visible to cyclists, motorists and especially bus and truck drivers,
  • Brake gradually and not suddenly to avoid a collision,

Always keep in mind:

  • Be careful and careful, regardless of weather conditions. Be careful with vehicles, cyclists, pedestrians, animals, etc….
  • Feel free to look behind you and look to the sides before changing lanes,
  • Be predictable and try to anticipate the next actions of other vehicles,
  • Be as visible as possible,
  • Do not drive on sidewalks,
  • Do not drive near parked cars and sidewalks,
  • Take breaks during your travels,
  • Drink a lot of water when you do an intense sporting activity,
  • Make sure you are covered by your insurance,
  • Be courteous and kind,
  • Always have an emergency number and the police number with you at all times.
  • Stay focused and obey the traffic regulations.

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Améliorer votre sécurité à vélo !

Le vélo reste un sport dangereux si vous ne prenez pas les mesures de sécurité nécessaires. Plusieurs kilomètres de pistes cyclables ont été aménagées pour améliorer la sécurité des cyclistes dans les grandes villes ainsi qu’à la campagne. Cependant il n’y a pas toujours de pistes cyclables. Et les cyclistes ne sont pas toujours bien équipé. C’est pour cela que tous les cyclistes doivent être équipés de la meilleure façon possible pour pouvoir rouler sans craindre un accident.

Avoir un bon équipement reste indispensable:

  1. Portez un casque dès que vous êtes à vélo ! Lors d’une chute le casque peut vous sauver la vie ! Le crâne est très sensible et peut être endommagé lors d’un accident ou d’une chute. Le crâne doit donc être plus que protéger.
  2. Roulez avec votre cadenas et verrouillez votre vélo a un endroit fixe. (fixer le cadenas au niveau du cadre).
  3. Évitez de porter un sac sur votre dos pendant que vous êtes à vélo. Le sac à dos peut vous déstabiliser et vous faire chuter. Il est donc important d’avoir un petit sac à vélo ou un panier directement accroché sur votre vélo.
  4. Équipez votre vélo d’une sonnette ou d’un système d’alerte pour prévenir les autres véhicules ou piétons.
  5. Vérifiez que le vélo est bien équipé de lumières et ou de réflecteurs lorsque vous êtes à vélo la nuit. Soyez toujours visibles !
  6. Choisissez un vélo de qualité supérieure ! Vérifiez les pneus, freins, la chaîne du vélo, les engrenages et les suspensions. Vérifiez que la mécanique de votre vélo est en bonne état. Il est très important de s’assurer que tout cet équipement fonctionne correctement avant de commencer à rouler.

Quelques règles de sécurité à vélo à bien respecter :

  • Respectez les panneaux et les feux de signalisation,
  • Cédez le passage aux piétons, véhicules et autres cyclistes à une intersection,
  • Ne pas conduire sur l’autoroute,
  • Ne pas conduire avec des écouteurs ou avec un téléphone à la main,
  • Restez maître de votre véhicule,
  • Ne pas conduire entre deux rangées de véhicules en mouvement,
  • Utilisez les pistes cyclables,
  • Tenez-vous à une certaine distance des autres véhicules, surtout par temps de pluie,
  • Signalez votre intention de changer de voie et ne le faites que lorsque la manœuvre est possible,
  • Restez toujours visible à l’œil des cyclistes, automobilistes et surtout des conducteurs d’autobus et de camions,
  • Freinez progressivement et non pas brusquement pour éviter une collision,

Toujours garder à l’esprit :

  • Être prudent et faire attention, quelles que soit les conditions météorologiques. Faire attention aux véhicules, cyclistes, piétons, animaux, etc…
  • N’hésitez pas à regarder derrière vous et à regarder sur les côtés avant de changer de voie,
  • Soyez prévisible et essayez d’anticiper les prochaines actions des autres véhicules,
  • Être le plus visible possible,
  • Ne pas conduire sur les trottoirs,
  • Ne pas conduire à proximité des voitures garées et du trottoir,
  • Faire des pauses pendant vos trajets,
  • Hydratez vous bien lorsque vous faites une activités sportive intense,
  • Assurez vous d’être couvert par votre assurance,
  • Soyez courtois et aimable,
  • Ayez toujours un numéro d’urgence et le numéro de la police avec vous en tout temps.
  • Restez concentré et respectez le code de la route.

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