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Year: 2022

Three Things Every Cyclist Should Know About Car Insurance

Posted on October 25, 2022 in Blog

You’re a cyclist. You know that collisions can happen, but you have health insurance to pay your medical bills in case the nightmare scenario happens and you end up in the ER after a bike crash. Maybe you even have a Bay Area Bicycle Law business card in your wallet to help you get compensation…

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Bike Accidents Impact Mental Health, Too

Posted on October 20, 2022 in Blog

Being involved in a bicycle accident can be jarring. Physical injuries are just one aspect of that. There are also mental wounds that require healing as well, but finding treatment is increasingly difficult as demand across the state intensifies and mental health resources struggle to keep up. Many people only associate scrapes and bruises or…

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Increasing Cyclist Safety: Measures That Actually Work

Posted on October 3, 2022 in Blog

Part of being a cyclist is always scanning for dangers on the road, whether it’s a distracted driver, busy intersection or a narrow, crowded street. Even in the most ideal of situations, there is still some safety risk to cycling — just like there is to driving a car — but researchers have learned a…

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Why even a ‘mild’ traumatic brain injury can be serious for cyclists

Posted on September 26, 2022 in Blog

Experiencing a “mild” traumatic brain injury (TBI) sounds like it wouldn’t be an urgent health issue, and may even imply that it doesn’t require serious medical attention. But the truth is that  a mild TBI can have a significant impact on your well-being, require prolonged care, and make a huge difference in how your personal…

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The Future of E-Bikes in the Bay Area

Posted on September 22, 2022 in Blog

If you’ve thought that it seems like e-bikes — pedal-assisted electric bicycles — are everywhere, you may be on to something. In metroplexes like the Bay Area, this mode of transportation is becoming ever popular. One estimate puts e-bike imports in the U.S. last year at 790,000, a 70% influx from 2020.  Analytical trends project…

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Basic Bicycle Maintenance You Should Know

Posted on September 7, 2022 in Blog

One of the best things about cycling, especially doing it regularly, is that it doesn’t require the kind of upkeep a car does. There are no regular trips to the mechanic for an oil change or worrying about windshield wiper fluid refills, but there is some basic bicycle maintenance that you should consider adding to…

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4 Things Cyclists Should Know About Our Healthcare System

Posted on September 2, 2022 in Blog

Hospital visits among cyclists are on the rise across the nation. In fact, an estimated 596,972 emergency room visits between 2008 and 2018 were due to bicycle crashes leading to possible traumatic brain injuries.  Landing in an emergency room, urgent care or doctor’s office because of a bicycle crash could leave you with months or…

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