It is important to make sure the bike you are riding is in safe working order and also that you take care whilst out and about.
We want to make sure that the bike you are riding is safe and fit for purpose and also that you keep yourself safe when out riding. The follow tips are designed to help keep you safe and your bike in good working order.
This involves conducting a safety check of all the main working parts of a bike and with practice, should take no more than two or three minutes.
It’s called the ‘M check’ because you should work from the front of the bicycle backwards in an M shape to make sure you don’t miss anything.
Please note: This content has been adapted with the kind permission of Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council from the Do It By Cycle site.