How to Use Bike Lanes Correctly

June 19, 2019 10:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In many American cities, bike lanes have become all the rage. While it is an important step forward to give cyclists their own space in which to ride on the road, some find that bike lanes cause confusion, and can even exacerbate dangers for cyclists in some traffic situations. When cyclists ride on the sidewalk, it poses a safety risk to pedestrians, and can make it challenging for people in wheelchairs and other mobility devices. That’s why it’s illegal for cyclists to ride on sidewalks in the vast majority of municipalities. At the same time, riding on the street can... View Article

The Benefits of Riding a Bicycle

June 5, 2019 10:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Riding a bicycle isn’t just a fun, exciting way to get around and enjoy the outdoors. Cycling also has a number of health and environmental benefits that you should be aware of. Opting to ride a bike, rather than driving a car, is good for your body, your mind and the environment. Cycling allows you to connect with your local environment and improve your physical health. Riding a bike is low-impact exercise that virtually anyone can participate in. Additionally, riding a bike will provide you with valuable exposure to the sun, giving you your necessary daily dose of vitamin D.... View Article

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