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Extend your left arm at a 45 degree angle with the palm of your hand facing rearward.
Extend your left arm upward at a 45 degree angle with your index and pinkie finger extended. This indicates it is safe to return to staggered formation.
When the Lead Road Captain displays a hand signal it is up to everyone in the group to pass it back to the riders behind them. This can be relayed by the rider and / or their passenger.
The following hand signals will not always be used with every group ride, but you are encouraged to be familiar with them. Hand signals used are at the discretion of the Lead Road Captain.
Extend your left arm at a 45 degree angle and point towards the hazard.
Raise your left arm and repeatedly move up and down in a pumping motion,
(Also Review: Riding Rules & Riding In Formation)
Position your left hand over your helmet with your fingers extended upward. Usually this is done for safety reasons.
Raise your left arm horizontal with your elbow bent 90 degrees vertically.
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With your right or left arm extended, move your index finger in a circular motion.
Extend your left arm upward at a 45 degree angle with your elbow bent to 90 degrees and point towards the hazard over your helmet.
Raise your left arm horizontal with your elbow fully extended.
Extend your left arm at a 45 degree angle and move your hand up and down.
Raise your left arm up and down with your index finger extended upward.