Summer is a great time to enjoy an early morning bike ride on the beaches and bike paths of Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, and Naples. With all the fun of bike riding we often forget that a bike ride should always involve safety precautions. Everyone here at Beach Bum Bike Rentals wants you to have a safe and fun summer. Below you will find a useful list of summer bike safety tips to help you be more aware of summer bike safety around Naples and Fort Myers.

Wear a Helmet

Wearing a helmet can mean the difference between a serious accident and “just a scrape.” Teaching your children the importance of wearing a helmet at an early age will help instill the habit of always wearing a helmet.

Ride Smart

When possible always stick to the bike trails. There are many great bike trails in the Naples and Fort Myers area. Among them the West Main Trail, Gordon River Greenway, You can also bike on our great beachfront, but always be aware of pedestrians and beachfront wildlife.

It is also importance to follow bike safety guildelines of the cities you are biking in. If you are interested in reading bicycle safety enforcement guidelines we have provided you can learn more here.

Perform a Bike Safety Check

Checking the bike frame, lights, brakes, tire inflation, steering, handle bars, and seat on a regular basis will help prevent bike accidents caused by a bike that isn’t working properly. If you are planning a renting bicycles from Beach Bum Bike Rentals be assured, our bikes are checked regularly.