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5 Reasons Why You Should Always Trust Your Bicycle Mechanic

Posted on: Thursday, December 13th, 2018

A good bicycle mechanic is a cyclist’s best friend. Certain things need to be serviced and looked over by a professional. Not only are they in the know, but they will also better ensure your bicycle safety. Here are five good reasons why you should find a good bike shop and trust your bicycle mechanic: […]

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Do Law Enforcement Have a Biased in Cycling Accidents?

Posted on: Friday, December 7th, 2018

Cycling Accidents Everyone likes to think that when an officer arrives on the scene of an accident, they look at the whole situation with an objective eye to best gather the facts of an accident. While there are certainly some officers that do this, when it comes to cycling accidents, it is no secret that […]

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“Loss of Enjoyment of Life” After a Cycling Accident

Posted on: Friday, November 23rd, 2018

Cycling Accident Cycling accidents are incredibly common despite a number of measures taken to ensure our safety. Drivers still have very little idea on how they are supposed to share the road. When a car and cyclist collide, it’s hard to imagine anyone walking away unscathed. What happens when you are in a cycling accident? […]

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When Do You Need to Legally Use a Bicycle Light?

Posted on: Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Bicycle Law Many states, California included, have laws that state certain rules for cyclists riding after dark. One of the most important rules is the use of a bicycle light. Not only does a bicycle light help allow you to be seen, but it is also crucial to see the road in front of you. […]

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Crucial Evidence to Gather For You Bicycle Accident Case

Posted on: Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Bicycle Accident Case No matter what your case is, it is the evidence that will make it or break it. That is how the rule of law works. If you have the valid evidence to prove your side of the story, then you are likely to win your case. If you have been in a […]

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Cycling Safety Laws: How a Simple Bicycle Turn Becomes Illegal

Posted on: Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Cycling Safety Laws While many state governments have taken steps to create laws specifically to keep cyclists safe, thanks to some very careful wording, you will find that laws can still find a way to wedge cyclists in if they should happen to do something wrong. Turning Laws A prime case of this is when […]

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Cyclist Dies Trying to Prevent a Hit and Run

Posted on: Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Hit and Run Accidents Hit and run accidents are a serious problem among the cycling community. In cities across the United States, drivers are more likely to strike a cyclist and drive away than they are when they hit another vehicle. It could be said that striking an unprotected person on a bicycle is more […]

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Houston’s Ghost Bikes Look to Bring Visibility to Fatal Cycling Accidents

Posted on: Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Houston, we have a problem. Over the past four years, the city of a Houston alone has had 1,700 cycling accidents where cyclists were struck on the road. However, in only a quarter of those cases did the driver responsible stick around on the scene. This is a problem that every city in the United […]

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Colorado Adds Opt-In Rolling Stop Cycling Law

Posted on: Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Rolling Stop Law The “Idaho stop” or rolling stop law for cyclists has been pervasively spreading across the United States over the past year. However, while this is great news for cyclists, it doesn’t leave a lot of room for local governments with perhaps different cycling laws to have a voice. This is just what […]

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3 Useful Tips for Safer Night Cycling

Posted on: Thursday, October 4th, 2018

On the whole, cycling is a safe mode of transportation. While it’s true that if a cyclist and a motorist collide it’s the cyclist who’s more likely to be injured, those collisions aren’t as frequent as you might think. However, accidents do happen, and according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), most of […]

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