Some rules for safe biking

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Do you think you are a safe biker? If you read this article, I think you've got a good chance to be one.

Before biking, get your bike checked out. There are many good bike shops that can tune up your bike.

Did you know you should never ride without a helmet? And never ride through or against traffic? Well, now you know!

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It also is very important to make sure your brakes work and your bike has reflectors. I don't recommend riding your bike at night; even with reflectors, drivers might not see you.

It is also a good idea to know the route you are going to take before you bike. Finally, always bike with a buddy. In case you fall, your buddy will be there to help or get help. And if you have a cellphone, don't bike and chat.

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