Bike Helmets

One Key Thing That Sets the U.S. Apart From Other Cycling Cultures

In countries where bicycling is routine, people rarely wear helmets. In America, where automobiles dominate, pedalers sport protection.

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New York's Cyclists Are Getting Better at Following the Rules

A new study suggests that the way people ride is changing – for the better.

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A Helmet That Automatically Steers You to the Nearest Bike-Share Station

New Yorkers can mount this thing on their heads and never worry about finding a Citi Bike dock again.

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Do Bicycle Helmet Laws Really Make Riders Safer?

Typically, transportation laws promoting safety lead to an increase in public health. With bike helmet laws, the connection isn't so clear.

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Is Boston's Bloody New Helmet PSA Bad for Cycling?

The shaming of helmet-less bikers continues, but this ad seems more likely to discourage people from biking than anything else.