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Prepare Your Bike for Spring
The weather is warming and the salt has been washed off the road. It’s time to put away your winter bike, and dust off your good bike. Here’s how to keep it your good bike.
Dooring Is Way More Dangerous Than You Think
It always comes out of the blue. And once it happens, you can never take it back. It’s called dooring. A treacherous opening of a car door exactly in the trajectory of your ride. There’s no way around it, and you can’t do much about…
The Ultimate Question: With or Without a Helmet?
As 2019 is around the corner, helmet manufacturers have come with lots of new products. Helmets get safer with new layers made of cosmic materials, which are better at absorbing shocks. Integrated systems absorb kinetic energy, slowing down the movement of the brain inside the…
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Children in Bike Trailers Exposed to More Air Pollution Than the Cyclists Towing Them
According to new research published by the University of Surrey in the Journal of Hazardous Materials Advances, pollution particles are greater at the height of the bicycle trailer than they are at the height of the cyclist.
Dutch Reach Recommended in the Highway Code in the United Kingdom
UPDATE: The Editorial team made the mistake of claiming that the Dutch Reach was actually made into a law. We apologise for this mistake. It wasn’t done on purpose and won’t happen again. A new set of Highway Code changes came into effect on January…
Safer Inflatable Structures to Prevent Accidents at the Tour de France
In 2016, an inflatable arch caused a crash at the Tour de France when it unexpectedly deflated and collapsed on Adam Yates, throwing him off his bike. Officials blamed a spectator’s belt buckle for the accident but the real culprit was physics. Let’s take a…