The (un)written rules of biking
The SportsCentre is offering a “Biking for Beginners” course in cooperation with the biking association Klein Verzet. Intended for people with less experience with cycling, it will teach them how to cycle, and explain the most important rules and habits needed for biking in the Netherlands.
We created a shortlist of (un)written rules that may be important in addition to the ones taught during the course.
- Don't bike on the wrong side of the road
- Switch on your lights as soon as it gets dark
- Mark your bike as your own, especially if you have a Swapfiets
- Don’t use your phone on the bike
- Use your arm to signal when turning
- Try not to brake too suddenly
- Don’t block people attempting to pass
- Move out of the way when someone rings their bell
- Be safe!
- and most importantly: Lock your bike if you want it to stay where you left it.
If you still want to join this course, you can do so by following this link [https://dms.utwente.nl/] and going to the “What’s on offer” tab. It costs €10 and lasts 6 weeks, taking place every Tuesday from 19:00 to 20:30 at the U-park square.