26.7 RULES REGARDING BICYCLE OPERATIONS.

(1)    Rules of the Road as set forth in Chapter 346 Wisconsin Statutes as applicable to bicycles.

(2)    A person propelling a bicycle shall not ride other than upon or astride a permanent and regular seat attached thereto.

(3)    No bicycle shall be used to carry more persons at one time than the number for which it is designed and equipped.

(4)    No person operating a bicycle shall carry any package, bundle or article or other item which prevents the operator from keeping at least one hand upon the handle bars at all times.

(5)    No person riding a bicycle shall attach himself or the bicycle to any vehicle upon a roadway.

(6)    No person shall operate a bicycle upon the sidewalks located in the downtown business section of the City of Edgerton.

(7)    Every person operating a bicycle upon a roadway carrying two-way traffic, unless preparing to make a left turn, shall ride as near as is practicable to the right edge of the unobstructed traveled roadway, including operators who are riding two abreast as set forth below. On one-way roadways the operator of the bicycle shall ride as near as is practicable to the left edge of the unobstructed roadway, including operators who are riding two abreast as set forth below. Every person operating a bicycle upon a roadway shall exercise due care when passing a standing vehicle or one proceeding in the same direction, allowing a minimum of three feet between the bicycle and the vehicle.

(8)    Persons operating bicycles upon a roadway shall ride single file upon all roadways which have center lines or lane lines indicated by painting or other markings. On roadways not divided by painted or other marked center lines or lane lines, bicycle operators may ride two abreast.

(9)    Any person operating a bicycle on a sidewalk shall yield the right of way to any pedestrian and shall exercise due care when passing a pedestrian on the sidewalk.

(10)    BICYCLE EQUIPMENT.

(a)    No person may operate a bicycle upon a roadway, alley or sidewalk during hours of darkness unless the bicycle is equipped with or the operator is wearing a lamp emitting a white light visible from a distance of at least 500 feet to the front of the bicycle.

(b)    Every bicycle shall be equipped with a red reflector or reflector tape with a diameter of at least two inches of surface area on the rear of the bicycle so mounted and maintained as to be visible from all distances from 50 to 500 feet to the rear when directly in front of lawful, upper beams of headlamps on a motor vehicle.

(c)    No person may operate a bicycle upon a roadway, alley or sidewalk unless the bicycle is equipped with a brake in good working condition, adequate to control the movement of and to stop the bicycle whenever necessary.

(d)    No bicycle may be equipped with nor may any person riding upon a bicycle use any siren or compression whistle.