Research shows that we [cyclists] drastically overestimate the distance at which we think we are detectable to motorists. Unless we’re actively doing something to increase our detect-ability, we may not be seen at all. The single most important thing you can do to increase your visibility is ride with Daytime Running Lights, on every ride, both day and night. Continue reading to see why the Trek-Segafredo riders love the all-new Bontrager Flare RT and are supporters of Daytime Running Lights.
” I’ve noticed a huge difference since riding with a Daytime Running Light – cars give me that bit of extra space, they see me sooner. ”
– Kiel Reijnen
” It’s important to be seen and the lights help a lot with that. My lights are always on. ”
– Bauke Mollema
” After I put on the tail light, motorists respect me more, with the tail light on they give me more space when they have to pass me. I tell everyone I know to put lights on the bike. ”
– Mads Pederson
Further increase your visibility to motorists by following these additional steps: