Sec. 5.20. Restrictions as to handle bars and pedals; safety equipment required.

(a) No bicycle shall be operated on a street or bicycle path in the city equipped with handle bars so raised that the operator must elevate his hands above the level of his shoulders in order to grasp the normal steering grip area.
(b) No bicycle shall be operated on any street or bicycle path in the city which has been modified or altered in such a way as to cause the pedal at its lower most position to be more than twelve inches above the ground.
(c) Every bicycle operated upon any street or bicycle path in the city during darkness shall be equipped with a lamp emitting a white light maintained so as to be visible from a distance of three hundred feet in front of the bicycle. A lamp emitting a red light maintained so as to be visible from three hundred feet to the rear may be used in addition to the red reflector required in the following subpart of this section.
(d) Every bicycle operated on a street or bicycle path in the city shall have the following reflectors:
(1) A white or yellow reflector on each pedal maintained so as to be visible from the front and rear of the bicycle during darkness from a distance of two hundred feet.
(2) A white reflector on the front.
(3) A red reflector on the rear.
(4) A white or yellow reflector on each side forward of the center of the bicycle and a white or red reflector on each side of the rear of the center of the bicycle. Bicycles which are equipped with reflectorized tires on the front and rear need not be equipped with side reflectors. (Ord. No. 717, § 4; Ord. No. 873, § 1.)