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Harassment Forcing Women to Be Less Obedient of Cycling Laws

Posted on: Friday, September 9th, 2016

Philadelphia has an abundant population of cyclists, but it stands out from the pack by having one of the largest female cycling communities – about 32 percent compared to the national 24 percent average. Unfortunately, with a larger female cycling community comes a larger amount of incidents involving cat calls and harassment, and it is forcing […]

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New North Carolina Law Changes Rules of the Road for Both Cyclists and Drivers

Posted on: Friday, September 2nd, 2016

According to North Carolina’s Department of Transportation, around 19 cyclists are killed and more the 650 are injured per year in the state. However, in an effort to make the road safer for both cyclists and drivers, the state has set down some new safety laws and intends to roll out stricter punishments to enforce them. The […]

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How to Avoid Bicycle Accidents at Intersections

Posted on: Friday, August 26th, 2016

Most bicycle accidents involve only the person riding the bicycle.  In fact, according to, only 11% of bicycle accidents occur with an automobile.  Of these collisions, however, nearly half happen at an intersection, making these traffic areas particularly hazardous for people on bikes. Why are traffic intersections so dangerous for cyclists?   Cars may not come to […]

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Bicycle Safety Includes a Proper Fit, Position and Core Strength

Posted on: Friday, August 19th, 2016

If you’re a cyclist, then most likely you’ve suffered from shoulder and neck pain and stiffness. Many assume that the pain is the result of the position your body takes on while riding a bike. But that is not necessarily true. The pain could be the result of your core strength, the position you assume, […]

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Bicycle Accidents are Sometimes Caused by Dangerous Road Conditions

Posted on: Friday, August 12th, 2016

vehicles around you. But, unfortunately, it may seem that the favor is not returned, at least in the way of road maintenance. If you find yourself injured due to a crack in the road, you may find that the municipality tells you they’re not responsible for keeping the road safe for bicycles, only for automobiles. […]

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Three Fatal Bicycle Accidents in 24-Hour Period Stun the Bay Area

Posted on: Friday, August 5th, 2016

In just 24 hours, three separate and fatal bicycle accidents left the Bay Area reeling. San Francisco police officials indicated that two of the accidents were of the hit-and-run variety. These accidents were the result of speeding and negligent driver actions, providing a sobering reminder of how far San Francisco must go to achieve its Vision Zero […]

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Columbus, Ohio Adds New Downtown Bus Lanes, Confuses Rush Hour Drivers

Posted on: Friday, July 29th, 2016

To every day cyclists, their safety depends on the knowledge of cycling laws and being able to read the markings on the road. While many motorists still consider cycling to and from work something of a “fringe” movement, it is not. Cyclists have just as much right to the road as cars do, especially when […]

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The Right to Ride

Posted on: Friday, July 22nd, 2016

In many places around the country, cyclists can feel like second-class citizens when they are sharing the road with motor vehicle drivers. This shouldn’t be the case. Cyclists have every bit as much of a right to use most public roadways as cars and trucks do. Under the motor vehicle codes of all fifty states, […]

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Tragic Bicycle Accident In Western Michigan

Posted on: Friday, July 15th, 2016

Many bicyclists across the country have focused their attention on news of a tragic Western Michigan crash that took the lives of five bicyclists and seriously injured four others. It is one of the worst bicycle accidents in some time. The accident happened in Cooper Township, just south of Grand Rapids, around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June […]

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Bicycle Safety Tips to Teach Your Kids This Summer

Posted on: Friday, July 8th, 2016

Now that school is out for the summer, there is a chance that your kids will be hitting the roads on their bikes a lot more frequently than they do throughout the school year. Although you might be happy about your kids getting out and being active, however, you might also be worried about their […]

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