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Season of Giving: How to Spread Holiday Cycling Cheer Across the Bay Area

Posted on December 18, 2023 in Blog

The San Francisco Bay Area is one of the best places in the country to be a cyclist, and it’s thanks to many community organizations that make commuting, leisurely rides, and exercise such a joy.  This holiday season, you can help these organizations continue their work – from providing countless workshops for beginners to helping…

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How Long Does It Take To Recover From A Traumatic Brain Injury?

Posted on November 21, 2023 in Blog

A bicycle crash causing a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can happen in a matter of seconds, but the recovery process can take years — up to at least seven in some instances, scientists say in new research published earlier this year.  Neuro researcher Benjamin Brett, PhD, an assistant professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin…

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Is It Dangerous to Bicycle in the Rain?

Posted on November 13, 2023 in Blog,Safety

The San Francisco Bay Area gets its fair share of rainy weather. During winter months, parts of the region can see as much as 11 inches of precipitation per month, and adding up each rainy day per year equates to about a total of two months. This can make some rainy days a challenge to…

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Pain in the Neck: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Bicycle Accidents

Posted on October 24, 2023 in Blog

Following a bicycle crash, feeling pain in the shoulders, neck, and other upper body regions (even in the hands and fingers) can be common. While there are a bevy of reasons why this occurs, it can sometimes be due to compression of the blood vessels and nerves in the space between the neck and shoulders,…

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Can Electric Stimulation Help a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Posted on October 18, 2023 in Blog

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) — even when considered “mild” — can have a major impact on daily life, and cyclists are some of the most prone to the potentially life-altering injury. Symptoms such as headache, tiredness, blurred vision, dizziness, and confusion can last days or weeks after the accident that causes the injury, but…

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Crash Data: Cycling Fatalities Reach 46-Year High

Posted on October 12, 2023 in Bicycle Accidents,Blog

2021 was the deadliest year for cyclists in almost five decades, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) annual traffic fatalities report released earlier this year With rising popularity during the pandemic, more people ditched their cars than ever before, but unfortunately this came with an increase in bicycle accident fatalities in some…

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