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Sharing the Road is a Fundamental Mindset for UK Drivers

I recently had the opportunity to drive in the UK with my family. While not my first time to Britain, it was my first time behind the wheel, and after three days traveling, I concluded that I probably had an easier time of it – as a U.S. driver coming to the UK – than… Read more »

There is No Right or Wrong Way to Be a Cyclist

This article was also published by BikeArlington. If you’re interested in starting to ride a bike, be it for leisure, fitness, convenience, or whatever, you almost certainly have sought out advice on how to get started. You might have heard people say that “road bikes are the best,” “a cruiser bike is all you need,”… Read more »

Slow Down! And Four Other Ways to Make People Love Cyclists

Just as there are two Americas, there are two types of cyclists. First, there are the Cyclists with a capital “C,” clad in Lycra and obsessed with speed. These cyclists probably spent upwards of $1,000 on a bike, are often male, and everything about them signals that cycling is not for mere mortals. These adrenaline… Read more »

Maryland Mandatory Bike-Helmet Law Would Make Streets Less Safe

[Editor’s note: This article is republished at care2, where there is a slew of interesting conversation happening in the comments section about the mandatory bike helmet issue. Please check it out and weigh in with your voice.] The research tells us that mandatory bicycle-helmet laws are, perhaps counter-intuitively, a very bad idea when the hope… Read more »