Ten taboos to avoid riding

In the process of riding, there are some things to pay attention to.

The following ten taboos should be avoided.


When using the brake improperly, please brake the rear wheel first to avoid falling due to excessive braking force.

The position of the rear brake handle can be changed according to different personal habits.

Before going on the road, professional technicians should be asked to adjust the tightness of the brake line and check the clearance and wear between the brake block and the wheel.


Improper turning mode when turning, the body will tilt.

At this time, the inner foot pedal should be kept horizontal or placed above to avoid touching the ground.

You should slow down before entering the curve.

It is very dangerous to brake during turning.


Wrong way to go uphill and downhill.

Some people will stand up and step on the pedal when riding uphill.

However, unless it is a particularly steep slope or needs to accelerate the sprint, this posture should be avoided.

In addition to more physical exertion, the increased Riding Center of gravity leads to poor handling and the rear wheels are easy to slip.

The correct way should be: when going uphill, move forward in sitting position, lower the upper body, keep the center of gravity, and tread forward with light tooth ratio.

When going downhill, the center of gravity of the body moves back, the body is pressed down, and the thighs clamp the cushion.

Pay attention to control the speed, adopt progressive braking, and prohibit emergency braking.


If you don’t keep a safe distance, if you ride with the team, you should keep a safe distance between vehicles at any time.

During long-distance riding, the front car will be windproofed to facilitate riding; When passing through a wide and straight road section, it is easy to distract riders.

It is recommended that riders should be separated by at least one bicycle to ensure safety.


It is well known that the road conditions on the road where the road surface protrudes are rolled.

When riding, you need to keep your eyes away from the vehicle to avoid excessive speed.

Observe whether there are obstacles or holes on the road.

If you can’t dodge, it is recommended to pull up the handle and cooperate with the pedal force to make the front wheels jump over.

Reduce the impact force.


When riding with headphones, it is difficult to know the external information, such as the horn sound of the rear vehicle or the reminder of teammates.

It is also easy to cause accidents if the headphone cable is too long.

If you want to listen to music or radio, you can use devices such as loudspeakers.

Do not wear headphones when riding.


If you feel unwell and can’t concentrate, you should plan to move forward or delay the journey in an alternative way to avoid danger.


It is forbidden to force the vehicle fault.

If the vehicle fault cannot be repaired immediately, it shall move forward in other alternative ways or request road rescue.

Especially if the brake or wheel set (tire) and other components are in abnormal conditions, do not ride reluctantly.


Stop riding in bad weather.

In case of typhoon, heavy rain, lightning strike, strong wind and other fierce weather factors, change the itinerary or cancel it.

If you encounter severe weather conditions on the ride, you should wait for the wind and rain to ease before moving forward.

Avoid riding at noon or in high temperatures above 35 degrees Celsius.

In addition, timely supplement water.


Do a good job in itinerary planning to avoid night riding.

Due to the lack of lamp lighting, it can only be used as an auxiliary to remind other passers-by.

It is suggested that the journey planning should start as soon as possible, reduce the rest time at noon, and reach the end of today’s journey before the sun sets.

The official account of the Yunnan Tibet line is on the south route of Sichuan and Tibet..