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Ride safe. Ride smart.

wear a helmet

Wear a helmet

Wear a helmet and always buckle the strap and make sure it’s the right size. Replace your helmet after any crash or with any signs of damage.

before you ride

Before You Ride.

Plan your route. Check that both tires are inflated and that the brakes work. Adjust the seat height and clamp it down tightly. Be sure the automatic lights are on at night. Give the bell on the left handle a ring – make sure it rings!

brake early and gradually

Brake Early and Gradually.

JUMP bikes have powerful brakes so test them out at slow speeds early on in your ride. Always brake early, gradually, and use both brakes at the same time – especially when going down hill. Use the front brake gently.

follow traffic laws

Follow Traffic Laws.

Bikes are moving vehicles too. Yield to pedestrians. Stop at red lights and stop signs. Ride in the direction of traffic.

pay attention, be aware

Pay Attention. Be Aware.

Be careful of trucks making wide right turns. Stay back so you’re not in a vehicle’s blind spot. And seriously, don’t hold your phone or keep headphones too loud when riding.

use hand signals

Use Hand Signals.

Know your hand signals when turning left, right, and stopping. Be predictable and be careful when changing lanes.

crossing rails

Crossing Rails.

The most important things to remember when crossing railways is your angle of entry and speed. Be careful and go slowly as wheels can often get stuck and result in an abrupt stop.

ride appropriately

Ride Appropriately.

Adjust your speed and be even more alert during inclement weather or low periods of visibility. Never go off-road with a JUMP bike.

Meet the bike

jump bike

Brakes

Use both brakes at the same time. Brake early and gradually. Integrated brake wires prevent tampering.


 Ride slowly down steep hills – especially you, San Francisco.

Seat

Adjust the seat to your height - make sure one foot can reach the ground when stopped. Check to ensure the seat is firmly clamped down.

E-Assist Motor

A 250W Class 1 motor boosts up to 20mph when you pedal. Start slow on your first ride. Get used to the ⚡

Skirt Guard

Protects your clothes from getting caught in the back wheel and from dirt and mud too.

Night Lights

The headlight and tail light will turn on as soon as it gets dark outside.

U-Bar Lock

An integrated lock to secure the bike to any public bike rack at the end of each ride. Be sure to place the u-bar in the rear holster during your ride.

Bell

Twist the left grip when you need to alert others of your position.