Experts give advice for safe cycling

Experts are warning bicycle riders to be aware of their surroundings as the season begins this year.

Experts are warning bicycle riders to be aware of their surroundings as the season begins this year.

Experts are warning bicycle riders to be aware of their surroundings as the season begins this year. (5/8/15)

FAIRFIELD - Experts are warning bicycle riders to be aware of their surroundings as the season begins this year.

Experts at Cycle Dynamics in Westport advise customers to wear bright colors and a helmet while remaining wary of motorists.

Motor vehicle drivers should be patient, they say.

They ask drivers to treat bicycles like larger vehicles, and only pass cyclists if there is enough room and it seems safe.

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