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News / Blog Community News Throwback Thursday: Rules to Ride By

Throwback Thursday: Rules to Ride By

We found this gem in our archives recently. From the April/May 1999 issue of The Advocate (BikeTexas' original newsletter).

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chandlers bike safety rules the advocate 1999 biketexasDear Editor,

Chandler (who is just six years old) wrote up these rules this afternoon, all by herself. I thought you might consider them as copy for the newsletter, if you are looking for a kid's view of the world. -- Charlie Gandy

 

Chandler's Bike Safety Rules

  • Never ride a bike with your shoes un tide.
  • Put your helmet on and make sher it fits.
  • Wen you first start dont go on things slipery like leafs.
  • Not more then two peopol by some one on a bike.
  • Stay on right side of the road.
  • Always keep your hands on the handels.
  • Always park in a bike rac wern you are on a bike.
  • Do not stand up on a bike.
  • Give the other persin room.
  • Keep the road claen for you and other peopel.
  • Do not honk your horn just to talk to a frend.
  • Make sure you bike works like it should.
  • If you ride with your buddies dont hog the road.
  • Dont cause a traffic jam.

 

Photo: Front page of April/May 1999 The Advocate, with Chandler's column on the left-hand side.

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