Riding at night can reward the rider with a new perspective on old roads or trails.

Riding at night can reward the rider with a new perspective on old roads or trails (click to enlarge).​

Whether intentional or not, riding after the sun goes down is an inevitability for almost all of us. But there's no need to be afraid of the dark. With the proper planning and equipment riding you bike at night can be a thrilling and rewarding experience. In the video below, our friends at the Global Cycling Network some of the keys to having fun and being safe. Also be sure to check out the 2016 RoadBikeReview Bike Lights Shootout, which has in-depth reviews on a wide variety of bike lights.

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