Sunday, September 30, 2012

Would you bike more frequently if you didn't feel you had to strap on a helmet?

Bicycle classic from Lake St by trudeau
Bicycle classic from Lake St, a photo by trudeau on Flickr.

“Statistically, if we wear helmets for cycling, maybe we should wear helmets when we climb ladders or get into a bath, because there are lots more injuries during those activities.” The European Cyclists’ Federation says that bicyclists in its domain have the same risk of serious injury as pedestrians per mile traveled.

Thoughtful opinion piece at NYTimes called
To Encourage Biking, Cities Lose the Helmets.

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