Safety is our #1 priority on the Empire State Ride. We want to make sure that each rider has an enjoyable and safe experience. We ask riders to please review these tips and follow them while on the road.
For yourself and your fellow riders. Always ride in control of your bike. Remember to:
We truly can’t stress this enough. In order to stay as safe as possible, remember:
from the center of the road or left turn lane.
regardless of passing zone.
to avoid getting stuck between the rails and the road.
during and after you ride.
The Empire State Ride is taking place in July so you need to stay protected by applying your favorite sunscreen on any exposed skin. Follow these five tips to find the right SPF:
You know your body best – make sure you listen to it. Take advantage of rest stops and lean on our team’s support when you need it.
New York State Department of Transportation laws and guidelines for proper bike safety can be found here:
Make sure you familiarize yourself with basic bike safety and etiquette provided by the League of American Cyclists: