§ 78.03  EQUIPMENT.
   (A)   No person shall operate a bicycle during the hours of darkness unless it is equipped with a bell or other device capable of giving an audible signal for a distance of at least 100 feet.  No bicycle shall be equipped with nor shall any person use on a bicycle any siren or whistle.
   (B)   No bicycle shall be ridden on any street during a period from sunset to sunrise without displaying at least one white lamp visible from a distance of 500 feet to the front of the bicycle and with a red reflector on the rear with a minimum diameter of two inches.  A lamp admitting a red light visible from a distance of 500 feet may be used in lieu of a red reflector.
   (C)   Each bicycle shall be equipped with a brake which shall enable the operator to make the back wheels skid on a dry, level, and clear pavement and any other equipment required to meet the standard specifications in this section and those of the Chief of Police.
   (D)   No person shall sell a new bicycle that is not equipped with a red reflex reflector on the rear conforming to the specifications prescribed by the State Department of Transportation or its successor agency, and that is not equipped with a clear reflex reflector conforming to the specifications prescribed by the State Department of Transportation on the front of the bicycle.
   (E)   No person shall sell a new bicycle or pedal for use on a bicycle that is not equipped with a reflex reflector conforming to specifications prescribed by the State Department of Transportation or its successor agency, on each pedal, visible from the front and rear of the bicycle during darkness from a distance of 200 feet.
   (F)   No person shall sell or offer for sale a new bicycle that is not equipped with side reflectors.  The reflectors shall be visible from each side of the bicycle from a distance of 500 feet and shall be red to the rear of the center of the bicycle and amber to the front of the bicycle.  The reflectors shall also conform to the specifications prescribed by the State Department of Transportation or its successor agency.  No persons shall sell or offer for sale bicycle side reflectors that do not conform to the specifications prescribed by the State Department of Transportation or its successor agency.
(Ord. 438, passed 12-18-74)  Penalty, see § 78.99 (A)