This article contains advice based on thousands of hours of training on the bicycle in the dark. The advices are given to you to ensure optimum safety and does not always match local laws and regulations.
Training in the dark is a matter of two things:
- You must be able to see where you bicycle
- You must be seen by others
When training on the dark road you have 6 things to be aware of:
- Rear lights
- Known Local Motorists
- Road Stripes
- Between the road and bicycle path
The absolute most important thing for you is the installation of rear lights and reflectors at the back your bike. The biggest danger is to get hit from behind.