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Bicycle Safety Includes a Proper Fit, Position and Core Strength

Posted on: Friday, August 19th, 2016

If you’re a cyclist, then most likely you’ve suffered from shoulder and neck pain and stiffness. Many assume that the pain is the result of the position your body takes on while riding a bike. But that is not necessarily true. The pain could be the result of your core strength, the position you assume, […]

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Bicycle Accidents are Sometimes Caused by Dangerous Road Conditions

Posted on: Friday, August 12th, 2016

vehicles around you. But, unfortunately, it may seem that the favor is not returned, at least in the way of road maintenance. If you find yourself injured due to a crack in the road, you may find that the municipality tells you they’re not responsible for keeping the road safe for bicycles, only for automobiles. […]

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Three Fatal Bicycle Accidents in 24-Hour Period Stun the Bay Area

Posted on: Friday, August 5th, 2016

In just 24 hours, three separate and fatal bicycle accidents left the Bay Area reeling. San Francisco police officials indicated that two of the accidents were of the hit-and-run variety. These accidents were the result of speeding and negligent driver actions, providing a sobering reminder of how far San Francisco must go to achieve its Vision Zero […]

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Columbus, Ohio Adds New Downtown Bus Lanes, Confuses Rush Hour Drivers

Posted on: Friday, July 29th, 2016

To every day cyclists, their safety depends on the knowledge of cycling laws and being able to read the markings on the road. While many motorists still consider cycling to and from work something of a “fringe” movement, it is not. Cyclists have just as much right to the road as cars do, especially when […]

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The Right to Ride

Posted on: Friday, July 22nd, 2016

In many places around the country, cyclists can feel like second-class citizens when they are sharing the road with motor vehicle drivers. This shouldn’t be the case. Cyclists have every bit as much of a right to use most public roadways as cars and trucks do. Under the motor vehicle codes of all fifty states, […]

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Tragic Bicycle Accident In Western Michigan

Posted on: Friday, July 15th, 2016

Many bicyclists across the country have focused their attention on news of a tragic Western Michigan crash that took the lives of five bicyclists and seriously injured four others. It is one of the worst bicycle accidents in some time. The accident happened in Cooper Township, just south of Grand Rapids, around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June […]

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Bicycle Safety Tips to Teach Your Kids This Summer

Posted on: Friday, July 8th, 2016

Now that school is out for the summer, there is a chance that your kids will be hitting the roads on their bikes a lot more frequently than they do throughout the school year. Although you might be happy about your kids getting out and being active, however, you might also be worried about their […]

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Holiday Bike Safety Tips

Posted on: Thursday, June 30th, 2016

  One of the best things about a summer holiday is that you get to spend some time outdoors. Naturally, there are many activities you can enjoy outdoors on a holiday, but bicycling is one of the best. Unfortunately, with all the additional traffic on the road because of the holiday, there are some things you will […]

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Significant Settlement in Michigan Bicycle Accident Case

Posted on: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Bicycle accidents sometimes result in significant payments to injured victims. For example, in April 2016, Royal Oak, Michigan, agreed to pay $300,000 to a bicyclist injured when her bike hit an uneven part of a sidewalk. Details of Accident In May 2012, the 49-year-old Royal Oak woman was biking underneath the Grand Trunk Railroad viaduct along […]

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Did You Go the Right Way? Find Out with Help from a Bicycle Lawyer

Posted on: Thursday, June 16th, 2016

In May 2016, Salt Lake City’s media began a discussion about bicycle laws. KSL reporter, Carter Williams, weighed in on the topic mid month. Up for discussion was the concept of road sharing and who, if anyone, has the most right to use the state’s open roads. Williams aptly pointed out that in his state; the rights […]

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