The 17 Golden Rules All Cyclists Must Abide By In London

It’s a dangerous world on two wheels…

1. Make sure your bike has the correct lights, reflectors and that you’re wearing the right clothing (and a helmet!).
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2. If you value your life, never undertake lorries/buses or any other large vehicles.
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3. If you want to be seen by other drivers in a spot with no bike paths, cycle in the middle of the road.
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4. Anticipate everyone’s mistakes and try to maintain calm when they inevitably make it.
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5. Be aware of your surroundings, including other cyclists, pedestrians, tourists, children, prams…
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6. If possible, make eye contact when you’re about to manoeuvre.
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7. Watch out for the pigeons and other wildlife!
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8, Be suspicious of taxi drivers and uber drivers…
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9. Be suspicious of politicians on bikes.
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10. Signal your intent to stop and turn.
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11. Do not squeeze between the big red buses!
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12. Check over your shoulder when overtaking and when turning.
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13. The pavement is not for cycling!
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14. Red lights mean stop.
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15. Be prepared to give your right of way away to idiots who should stick to the tube.
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16. If an upcoming situation looks dangerous, don’t take the chance! Dismount and walk like a boss.
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17. Enjoy the sense of superiority that other healthy, non-polluting cyclists enjoy.
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Feature image: Flickr – Paul-In-London

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