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(a) Riding on Bicycles.
(1) A person propelling a bicycle shall not ride other than upon or astride the permanent and regular seat attached thereto or carry another person upon such bicycle other than upon a firmly attached and regular seat thereon, nor shall a person ride upon a bicycle other than as above authorized.
(2) No bicycle shall be used to carry more persons at one time than the number for which it is designed and equipped.
(3) No person shall ride a bicycle on any sidewalk in any business district.
(b) Right of Way on Sidewalks. When permitted or required by this Traffic Code to ride on sidewalks, bicycle riders shall use the right side of sidewalks insofar as is practical. A person riding a bicycle on a sidewalk shall yield the right of way to every pedestrian and when approaching a pedestrian from the rear shall give an audible warning signal when at least twenty-five feet distant from the pedestrian,
(c) Speed. No person riding a bicycle shall ride faster than is reasonable and proper in regard to the safety of the rider and others,
(d) Clinging to Vehicles. A person riding upon a bicycle shall not attach the same or himself or herself to a moving vehicle upon a roadway.
(e) Riding in Groups. Persons riding bicycles upon a roadway shall not ride more than two abreast, except on paths or parts or roadways that are set aside for the exclusive use of bicycles.
(f) Carrying Articles. No person riding a bicycle shall carry a package, bundle or article which prevents such rider from keeping both hands upon the handlebars.
(g) IjrickRldlng, No rider of a bicycle shall remove both hands from the handlebars or feet from the pedals or practice any acrobatic or fancy riding on a street, nor shall any person operating a bicycle upon a public highway participate in a race for speed or an endurance contest with any other vehicle, except under authority of a permit issued by and under the supervision of the Chief of Police.
(f) Parkfog* No person shall park a bicycle on a roadway. Bicycles parked in an alley, in a public driveway, on a sidewalk or on a public path must be in such a position as not to interfere with the safety or movement of vehicular or pedestrian traffic.
(Ord. 244. Passed 9-13-54.)