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Bike Safety Lessons from the UK

Tweet  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, Shane Sutton was involved in an accident with a automobile. Both men […]
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Bike Commute: Tuscon Style

Tweet 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 crosswalk to cross the road along with pedestrian traffic, but just about everywhere this is  frowned […]
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Traffic and Helmet Hair

Tweet 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 […]
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