Don’t Be THAT Rider: Cycling Group Ride Etiquette

Published on December 1st 2022


When you're riding in a group, it’s important that you know what you’re doing to keep you and your fellow riders safe and happy. Pointing out warning signs, taking turns on the front and not braking suddenly are all key rules to follow on group bike rides. Manon & Hank explain the etiquette of group cycling so you know what you should and should not do on your rides! 

0:00 Intro
0:35 Braking
1:07 Riding out of the saddle
1:32 Slipstream & speed
2:43 Chain gang
4:00 Single file
5:14 Warning signs
6:42 Taking your turn
8:01 How fast to go?

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