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Learning the rules of the road in Steamboat

Learning bicycling laws can help curb problems in town

Basic bicycling law

■ Ride single file when riding two abreast impedes traffic. Don’t ride more than two wide.

■ Obey all traffic laws such as stoplights and stop signs.

■ If impeding traffic, stay in the far right lane, or on the shoulder if it is paved.

■ Signal turns. Start 100 feet before the turn and turn left by sticking the left arm out, or right by sticking the left arm out and bending the arm upward at the elbow, or by simply sticking the right arm out.