24 September, 2009

Fear of Cycling

Copenhagenize.com is featuring a five part essay from a guest writer on "Fear of Cycling."
Are bicycles dangerous? This first aid kit thinks so.
Many bicycle advocates argue the hype surrounding bicycle safety creates a "fear of cycling." Instead we should focus on positive marketing that tout the overwhelming benefits.

These bike nerds know that the research shows helmets do not decrease injuries amongst a general population over time. I'm still wearing my brain bucket, but after my recent injuries I've realized the limitations of the modern helmet.

Bicycle Helmet Research Foundation

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