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Tag: Bicycle Helmets

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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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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A Bicycle Accident Brings Changes to Berkeley

Posted on: Thursday, June 9th, 2016

On February 2nd, 2016 Megan Schwarzman was wearing fluorescent green safety gear and a helmet. She had lights on her bike, as she rode south on Fulton Street near Bancroft Way in Berkeley. She was struck from behind, trapped beneath a car, and dragged for a short distance. Firefighters had to raise the car to […]

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Bicycle Laws Regarding Helmets

Posted on: Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Many medical and other professionals agree that wearing a helmet prevents or reduces serious head injury to riders who have collisions. Surprisingly, no state bicycle law requires adult cyclists to wear a helmet, and only 22 require younger cyclists to wear them, usually up to age 16. By contrast, 47 states have motorcycle helmet laws, and 19 […]

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How To Get Your Child To Wear Their Helmet

Posted on: Saturday, January 16th, 2016

Every cyclist, particularly those who have been in an accident, knows the importance of a helmet. Helmets can reduce the chance of severe head injuries by 88 percent. Unfortunately, helmets aren’t “cool” and up to 50 percent of child cyclists forgo wearing them while on their bikes. So how can you get them to protect their […]

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