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Category: Safety

New to Cycling? Here’s What You Need

Posted on August 1, 2017 in Blog,Safety

  We love it when more people try out cycling, because it’s good for their health, the environment, and the safety of all the other cyclists on the road. (When cars are more used to seeing lots of cyclists, they are more aware and cautious with their two-wheeled counterparts.) But to someone who hasn’t ridden…

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Safe Summer Biking Tips: Get Out on Two Wheels This Summer!

Posted on July 25, 2017 in Blog,Safety

  This summer, many areas across the country — the San Francisco Bay Area included — have been experiencing a massive heat wave. New weather conditions always mean new issues to be aware of when you get on your bike. If you ride your bike during the hot days of summer, you’ll want to be…

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Bike Accidents Without Helmets: Why Some Cyclists Don’t Wear a Helmet

Posted on March 15, 2017 in Blog,Safety

Most people riding bikes today have heard it again and again: the best way to protect your head is to wear a helmet while biking, and that riding your bike without a helmet is ridiculously dangerous. And — while we respect individual adults’ decisions regarding helmet use for themselves — having seen the heartbreaking impacts…

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Common Cyclist Knee Injuries and Pains Explained

Posted on February 15, 2017 in Blog,Safety

  Knee pain is one of the most common complaints of cyclists everywhere. And it’s no surprise why — when you’re pedaling your bike, your knees are basically in constant motion, which makes them especially susceptible to injuries, overuse, and wear and tear. Of course, knee pain has a wide variety of causes — some…

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A New Strategy for Reducing Air Pollution Exposure on Your Bike?

Posted on November 22, 2016 in Blog,Safety

  If you ride in downtown San Francisco with any regularity, you know what it feels like to get a face full of exhaust. When you ride your bike in the city, you’re doing great things for your health — getting aerobic exercise, building muscle, and increasing your lung capacity — but you’re also sometimes…

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Avoid a Bike Accident: How To Handle Roadside Conflict

Posted on November 8, 2016 in Blog,Safety

  Riding your bike in the city unfortunately sometimes means confrontation with pedestrians, fellow cyclists, and especially drivers who aren’t too happy to see you on “their” roads. These factors often put cyclists at risk for a bike accident in San Francisco. In many cases, these altercations can be alleviated with a little bit of…

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