Your ears need to be open so you can remain attentive to your surroundings.
Bring your phone.
A fully charged phone is an important safety tool, so please ensure you have it secured to you during the ride.
New York State prohibits taking a child under 12 months on a bicycle ride. Helmets are not available for infants and they cannot be safely secured in a bicycle child seat, trailer, sidecar or any other carriers.