Tag: bike safety

A Primer on Bike Lights

Yes, it’s definitely that time of year when it registers that our allotment of daylight is beginning to dwindle. Daily commutes may no longer take place in brilliant sunshine and what was once plenty of time post-work to ride in dayllight

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7 Things To Check Before Your Next Ride

1. Quick Release Skewers Loose quick release skewers can cause problems ranging from an annoying squeak to the wheel catastrophically coming out of the dropouts. Before you ride, check to make sure yours are tight. 2. Tire Pressure Under-inflated tires

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Bike Safety and the Helmet…Your Guardian Angel

While cycling isn’t without its treachery, statistically speaking, cycling on the streets and roads is pretty darn safe. The nonprofit Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reports that less than 2% of traffic fatalities are cyclists, and the BBC reports

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