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Is Bicycling More Dangerous Than Other Modes of Travel?

Posted on: Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Although they don’t always make the news, bicycle crashes are a frequent danger in a world dominated by motor vehicles who don’t understand how to share the road. However, as bicycling accidents are so frequent, there are some who knock the lifestyle stating that it is more dangerous than other modes of travel, but is […]

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A Look at the Guardian Children’s Bike as Seen on Shark Tank

Posted on: Thursday, June 15th, 2017

You don’t always see a lot of innovation when it comes to bicycle design. Typically, any changes are minor and you probably never see them take off. However, when it comes to a children’s bike, it seems there is a lot more that can be done, something that was demonstrated by an Irvine, California-based company on Shark Tank season […]

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How the Coming Bicycle War in New York City Could Effect Bike Laws

Posted on: Thursday, June 8th, 2017

When companies like Uber and Lyft shook up the car service market, people outside the industry really didn’t notice. However, a much more noticeable upheaval is about to come to biking in New York City. There are a number of companies getting ready to launch that would allow a bicycle sharing service throughout the city. This bicycle sharing service […]

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Common Types of Bicycle Accidents and How to Avoid Them

Posted on: Thursday, June 1st, 2017

While biking, it’s imperative that you not only pay attention to what you are doing, but that you pay especially close attention to what others are doing. When riding your bike on or near a roadway, it’s often easier to see other travelers than it is for them to see you, especially with the amount […]

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CityConnect – The Augmented Reality App for Cyclists

Posted on: Thursday, May 25th, 2017

There is no denying that cycling is a greener way to travel, but not everyone can keep an interest in it for a prolonged amount of time. Well, the creators of CityConnect at the University of Bradford mean to change that. CityConnect is an augmented reality app that is created purely for cyclists in order […]

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What Every Cyclist Should Check before Hitting the Road

Posted on: Thursday, May 18th, 2017

When it comes to bicycle safety, not only do you need to know how to stay safe on the road, but a big part of that is making sure your bicycle is safe to ride. By performing a simple pre-ride check each time you are getting ready to head out can make sure that you […]

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Three Skills to Master Before Road Cycling

Posted on: Thursday, May 11th, 2017

There is a reason that you hear about bicycling accidents in the city so often. It is because road cycling is one of the most dangerous things a cyclist can do. The honest truth is that very few drivers know how to deal with sharing the road with a cyclist, and it is that lack […]

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3 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Bicycle Helmet

Posted on: Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Around three-quarters of all bicycle-related deaths are caused by head injuries, which is why it’s not just important to wear a helmet, it’s important to wear it correctly. Here are some helmet safety tips for a safe bicycle ride. Keep It Fastened Securely In the case of an accident, your helmet needs to stay on […]

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What Are Your Rights as a Cyclist?

Posted on: Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Some states have them written down, other states don’t. However, if you are a cyclist, you have certain rights to ride your bicycle. It is not illegal unless otherwise posted and drivers have to respect your right to do it. So if you have certain rights, what are they? The rights of a cyclist include: […]

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Michigan Roads Potentially Made Safer for Cyclists By New 5-Foot Buffer Rule

Posted on: Thursday, April 20th, 2017

If you are cycling the road in Michigan this year, your ride could become significantly safer than it has been. Well, at least if a potential bill gets made into law. This new bill is currently in legislature which would require drivers to give more breathing room to cyclists as well as adding enhanced safety […]

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