Bike Safety Lessons from the UK

Bike Safety Lessons from the UK

 Recent News It’s flashed across all the major media this week, especially in the UK. Olympic medalist and Tour de France winner Bradley “Wiggo” Wiggins was struck by a van. Then, not 15 hours later, in a separate incident, Olympic team trainer,...
Bike Commute: Tuscon Style

Bike Commute: Tuscon Style

There’s an infrastructure first in Tuscon now, a bicycle crosswalk, or ‘crossbike’. Tuscon Velo recently explored this new piece of bike safety engineering. Of course we’ve all probably seen, at one point or another, a cyclist using the...
Traffic and Helmet Hair

Traffic and Helmet Hair

Coming home last week I saw a neighbor with a bandaged wrist and a neck brace. When asked what had occurred he said that he had been struck by a car while he was biking home on his new bike that night. The helmet saved his life he said. (And he was proud to say his...
Not Just A Sport: Cycling as Transit

Not Just A Sport: Cycling as Transit

Changes in the Mediterranean In a followup to a report by the BBC earlier this week on bicycle sales in Italy surpassing auto sales, Martha White of TIME  tuned in with some further reaching reports from other parts of the world. TIME  reports that in parts of Europe...
Changing Lanes

Changing Lanes

Earlier this week we spoke briefly about the recent tragic deaths of Boston area cyclists in traffic accidents.  A great deal of conversation has been doing on as to the why… Cyclists must speak up. Boston Magazine associate editor Casey Lyons posted a blog...

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