Hand Signals Every Bike rider Should Know Of (updated with new images)

Riding a bike is never a choice, but a matter of passion. While one may enjoy the comfort of a car, it goes without saying that bikers can kill for the breath of fresh air and gushes of wild wind.

There’s a different feeling about riding a bike; It kick starts your heart. Riding a bike pumps adrenaline in your vessels just the same way as it does with the engine. If you ride a bike once, with your heart on the edge, you are its slave forever.



Biker’s accessories are an integral part of their ride. Starting from the helmet, hand gloves, face shield and boots; biking needs it all. For motorists, it’s imperative to follow biking etiquettes religiously. Here’s a list of 16 hand signals every biker should know of to avoid fatal road accidents.

1. On Your Left

12

2. On Your Right

6

 

3. Wait

7

4. Quick. Quick. Quick.

8

5. Hand Motion

9

6. Gorging

10

7. The Refill Mantra

11

8. When To Stop

13

9. Reducing Speed

14

10. Quick Chase

15

11. Guide Them Ahead

16

12. Avoid Bumps





1

13. Tap To Stop

2

14. The Hand Swing

3

15. Up In The Air

4

16. An Exact “V” Symbol

5

There inevitably comes a moment when you have to interact within the group or with a fellow biker; in such a moment, one can rely wholeheartedly on these signals. The above are undoubtedly the best way to communicate while riding, avoid accidents and have an enthralling riding experience.

 

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