Be predictable and act like a car. Stop at all red lights and stop signs; yield at intersections.
Cyclists should consider themselves as guests within a community. Cyclists should follow all applicable laws. Be predictable and act like a car. Stop at all red lights and stop signs; yield at intersections.
Mutual respect of residents, personal property, drivers, pedestrians, and other cyclists is expected and appreciated.
All cyclists must follow the rules of the road as outlined in the NJ Bicycling Manual (NJDOT). This includes, but is not limited to:
According to their website, "NJ bike tours' mission is to share the joie de vivre in unexpected places and in unexpected ways. The friends, farms, food, fitness and fun experienced on each tour connects us to each other, to nature, to history and to what it means to be alive!"
In the event of a crash, a properly fitted helmet can prevent or reduce the severity of head injuries. In New Jersey anyone under 17 years of age must wear an approved helmet. (NJ Dept. of Transportation)
Use hand signals to inform motorists and other cyclists know in which direction you are going.