Monday, May 4, 2020

Bike Month: Cycling During the Pandemic

May is National Bike Month in the United States. With the ongoing Coronavirus epidemic, more people than ever before are getting on bikes. While our campaign focuses more on behaviors related to driving and walking, its important to be safe when cycling too.

Throughout the month of May we’ll be featuring safety tips and information related to cycling. First up we’ve got a round-up on cycling during the COVID-19 crisis. Check it out:

  • GoHunterdon has a Bike Month newsletter. It features tips on cycling during the pandemic and how to get back to riding if you’ve taken some time off. Click here to check it out.
  • Andy Anderson, at the New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition, wrote a blog about his experience cycling during the pandemic. Click here to visit the blog.
  • If you’re new to cycling — the pandemic seems to encouraged a lot more people to get on bikes — check out the New Jersey Division of Highway Safety’s Bicycle Safety page for information about laws related to cycling and safety tips. Click here to visit the page.
  • Last but not least, check out the article, How to Ride Safely Amid Coronavirus Concerns, which features a Q&A with health experts.