WHO ARE YOU?
My name is Nils and I am one of the founders of RIDR. I have lived in multiple countries across the world and One thing that remained throughout my various relocations was my love for cycling. I really never had a chance growing up in Belgium and having Dutch roots, cycling is just part of my DNA.
I try to ride multiple times a week during the evening as a form of exercise and love going out with my mates for a longer ride over the weekend to enjoy the outdoors and get away from the city.
“I’ve lived in many countries across the world and kept my love for cycling. Some countries have very poor lighting, so a good bike light is very important to stay visible and safe.”
WHAT BOTHERS YOU IN TERMS OF CYCLING AND SAFETY?
One of the things that grinds my gears being a frequent cyclist is cars passing too close. I have experience it multiple times in the countryside or on big roads with limited cycle infrastructure where cars would just wiz past you to the extent that you start losing some balance.
HOW HAS RIDR HELPED YOU?
This is one of the reasons why we created the RIDR Light, to help with the issue of cars passing by too close. I have obviously tested the light numerous times and it makes a huge difference. I feel safer and more comfortable whilst using my light. Not only do I FEEL safer, I AM safer, as more drivers are able to spot me in the dark.