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Cycling Safety

There's Been A Rise In Bike Fatalities, But That's Not The Whole Story

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 10.29.2014 | Green

A report released Monday by the Governors Highway Safety Association stated the number of bike fatalities in the U.S. increased 16 percent from 2010 t...

Kim Bellware

The Small Item That's Changing Rides For Cyclists Everywhere

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bellware | Posted 10.23.2014 | Green

It’s been three years since a driver plowed into Megan Odett and her one-year-old son in a Washington, D.C. street, and even now, she can’t fully ...

Why Those Rumors About Ditching Your Bike Helmet Just Aren't True

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living

Your mom and dad were onto something when they strapped on a helmet, took off your training wheels and sent you teetering along on your new ride. Desp...

6 Lessons I Learned On My First Cycling Trip

Abigail Wise | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Abigail Wise

I'm not a cyclist. Which is why my 400-mile bike trip was more of a learning experience than the athletic endeavor I'd imagined when I agreed to ride from Manhattan to Montreal. But from the four flat tires, two skinned knees, poison ivy and collection of nasty bruises, I learned some valuable lessons about the sport.

It's Dangerous to Chase the Moon: 9 Things Every Cyclist Should Know

Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick

On the way back I was reminded of how little regard both motorists and pedestrians have for cyclists. These near misses and behaviors motivated me to highlight the following safety reminders for cyclists maneuvering in a city yet to fully embrace our presence on the road.

Is Cycling as Dangerous as Football?

Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano

Riding a bike has a very important place in our culture. Kids love it; it's a great way to commute; it's a lifelong sport with an emphatic community focused on health, friendships, and family; and it's really fun. Accidents happen in cycling, as with any other sport.