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How to survive in a peloton

Tour de Brisbane Peloton

In an event such as the Tour de Brisbane, it can be quite intimidating to ride in large groups. There are a few simple guidelines you should follow to make sure you stay safe in the peloton;

  1. Eyes up at all times
  2. Keep your line
  3. Don’t move to the front through the middle of the bunch
  4. No overlapping wheels
  5. Signal if rolling off the front
  6. No reversing when standing up to pedal
  7. Make allowance for skill, and possible unpredictable riding of fellow riders
  8. Do not harass fellow riders
  9. Signal with your hand if overtaking
  10. Stay shoulder to shoulder, handlebar to handlebar with the riders around you

Let’s test your understanding of peloton etiquette.