Month: July 2020

How Safe Are Bicycle Helmets?

In a time of lockdowns and other restrictive orders, various industries have benefited from people wanting to get out of the house and enjoy the outdoors. Few have grown as much as bicycling. Sales of bicycles and related accessories continue to soar with new...

Choosing the right bike for your needs

The popularity explosion cycling has seen in recent years means more types of bicycles are widely available. From cruisers to road bikes, there’s a type of bike for every occasion. The options may seem daunting. How do you know which type is best suited for your...

The Tragic Meaning Behind Ghost Bikes

Their first documented appearance was in 2003. It served as both a symbol and reminder of the dangers bicyclists face when sharing the road with more powerful forms of transport. Found in St. Louis, this "placeholder" served to document a tragic accident where a...

Be aware of these common cycling accidents

Cycling is an excellent form of exercise, in addition to an effective way of reducing your carbon footprint. Bicycle culture has exploded in recent years, and more people are hopping on bikes for both recreation and transportation. Of course, bicycling is not with out...

When uninsured drivers hit cyclists

If a car hits you while biking, the results can be disastrous. Though you take every safety precaution, bicycles can still leave you vulnerable to injuries and damages. California is a fault-based accident coverage state. This means that the party who is at fault for...