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seven years

One second. That’s how quickly it happened.


Seven years ago this morning, I was riding my bike to work. A driver who was lost and late for a job interview, turned his F150 right in front of me. 203 more words


The great mandatory bike helmet debate: What side are you on?

Want to bring your party to an awkward screeching halt this summer? Tell someone how you really feel about mandatory cycling helmets.

Much ink has been spilled of late with arguments in favour and opposed to the helmet requirement, in effect in B.C. 435 more words

Your Ride: Vancouver

There's so much more to bike safety than helmets

It seems that every time there’s news of a cyclist being injured or killed, the first thing we learn, after the person’s age and sex, is whether or not they were wearing a helmet. 413 more words

Your Ride: Ottawa

Your Help Needed. Important Safety Issue before the City Council on 6/22.

The FPRA has helped Councillor Nadeem Mazen draft a policy order for the Monday, June 22nd Cambridge City Council meeting, calling on the City to add sidewalks to the north side of Huron Avenue between Fresh Pond Parkway and the Haggerty School. 175 more words

Calls To Action

Bicycle Safety for Children: What Parents Need to Know

School’s out for the summer. The weather is nice. And the kids are ready to ride their bikes! Let’s all do our part to make sure they ride safely. 401 more words


Comfort Biking: Picking the Bike Lane Over the Trail, Again

Wednesday night I attended a work-related event in Westover; naturally I biked there. The event got out around 9pm, I chatted with a few people, then walked out to rain. 723 more words


Macgyver your way to bike safety with simple DIY waterproof LED helmet lights

What you will need:

  • 1 LED of your choice
  • 1 CR3032 coin cell battery
  • 1 Clear Bottle Cap
  • Scrap Plastic Sheet
  • Black electrical tape
  • Glue…
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