Rather than just jumping on your bike and starting to ride, it is well worth doing some research to plan the best commuting route for you. This video gives you some tips on what to consider when planing your journey to work.
Whether you should have lights on during the day is a contentious issue amongst cyclists with one camp singing their praises for increasing visibility and the other decrying that, like helmets and hi-viz clothing, they put an unfair onus of responsibility on cyclists. Although studies have shown some of the possible benefits of daytime running lights, we feel that they should be viewed as an additional option to the fundamentals of positioning in the road, good road-craft, group riding skills and a bit of common sense.
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