Sunday, August 12, 2012
Top Ten Bike Touring Tips: #10
#10 Trust Your Instincts - Unless you are completely new to biking in general, you probably have a pretty good handle on common sense biking. So when you're on a bike tour it's especially important to trust your gut and use your common sense. If something doesn't seem right or feels off to you stay away from it or don't do it. For example, if you decide to try an alternate route but it looks a little sketchy just stay on the main road. Or if that tunnel looks a little too scary, walk your bike on the sidewalk. The main reason you need to trust your instincts is for safety. When you're on a bike tour safety is #1.