The most important safety tips are to be visible and be predictable.
- Obey traffic laws, use hand signals and to ride in as straight of a line as possible.
- Wear bright clothing during the day and use lights in addition to reflective clothing at night.
There are many routes to bike through Oak Park, but most cyclist prefer to use low traffic streets to get around. East-west routes such as Le Moyne Pkwy, Erie St, Pleasant St and Harvard St, and north-south routes such as Forest Ave and Lombard Ave are good alternatives to high traffic streets. Click here for more cycling resources.