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Bicycling in NYC tips and rules for the road

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David Howard, Executive Editor, Bicycling magazine, shared tips and rules for riding your bicycle in New York City.

Bicycling is the largest lifestyle sport in America

More than 250 miles of bike lanes in NYC

40 million bicycle riders in the United States

No riding on the sidewalk

Use 'door zone' -- keep a car's door's distance from the car in front of you

Ride in a straight line

Keep all traffic rules

Don't cut in front of people

It is not mandatory to wear a helmet in NYC, but it's highly recommended

 

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