2009 4-H University. Bicycle Contest Study Guide. Identification: Brakes. Identification: Chain. Identification: Chainring. Identification: Crank. Identification: Fork. Identification: Frame. Identification: Handlebars. Identification: Pedal. Identification: Reflectors.
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Visual hazards can be:
These hazards can keep you from seeing what you need to see to avoid crashes.
Surface hazards can be:
Surface hazards are things that can make you crash if you run over them.
Moving hazards can be:
Air Pressure -- the force of air in bicycle tires that holds up your bicycle and you.
Balance – adapting body position to steady bicycle and keep it upright without falling.
Cyclist -- someone who rides a bicycle.
Brake – part that stops or slows a wheel.
Buddy system – doing tasks in pairs.
Chain – linked metal rope that connects the chain wheel to the back wheel.
Ear straps – back and front straps of a helmet.
Handlebar – bar for steering a bicycle.
Hazard – a possible source of danger.
Helmet – protective head covering made of hard material.
Intersection – place where two roads meet or cross.
Lubricant – substance that reduces friction, heat and wear.
Map – representation of a region or area.
Pedestrian – person walking.
Predictable – acting so that people know
what you are going to do.
Prevent – to keep from happening.
Rideout – to ride into the street without stopping or looking both ways; your turn to go.
Right turn – Turn from the right lane of one road to the right lane of another road without crossing the centerline of either road.
Scanning – quickly looking in all directions while maintaining one’s balance.
Signals – lights, hand movements, auditory sounds that warn or prepare cyclists and motorists for changes such as stop lights, turn signals, ambulance sirens, etc.
Stop – to come to a complete stand still.
Traffic – all cars, vans, buses and trucks moving along a road.
Warning – something that tells of danger.
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