Don't let the weather conditions stop you.
On rainy days, riding a bike can become quite a challenge, so we have some tips for you that can be very useful to ride safely this season.
Plan your route
Before beginning your journey, the ideal is to know which path you will follow; if you travel in ECOBICI, you can do this from the app; You just have to choose the cycle station where you will take the bike and the one where your trip will end and that’s it!
Check your bike
Check the correct operation of your bike: that the brakes work, the lights turn on, the bell rings and the saddle height is adequate; In this way you will have the necessary tools to complete your tour safely. At ECOBICI you have 2 minutes to carry out this review and, if you find a fault, you can return the bike and take another one.
Lean on the right team
To avoid getting too wet, it is best to take a raincoat or windbreaker with you, there are also waterproof gloves that will keep your hands dry to have a better grip on the handlebars. And as in this topic, the more security you have when riding, the better, we recommend that you use a helmet and reflective accessories such as a vest or reflective bands.
Caution above all
During your tour it is important that you pay attention to the environment. In the rainy season it is time to be extremely careful: reduce speed, make smoother movements, increase the distance with other vehicles and avoid braking abruptly; all this will give you greater security on your trip.
We hope these tips help you ride a bike, always safely even with the weather conditions. Share and let’s keep rolling!