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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    A rear taillight has one very critical job when mounted to the back of your steed and that's to get you seen by drivers, keeping you safe on the road. Depending on where and when you are riding your priorities will likely vary, which is why we've created this list to give you some great options...
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    From the bright ideas department (literally) comes the new FLECTR 360, a bike reflector with 360-degree visibility. Obviously most of us don't ride with reflectors (at least not the cheap plastic ones that come affixed to new bikes). But the FLECTR 360 might change that stance. The FLECTR 360...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    Keep your bikes secure. Don't become grill meat. Instead stay safe on the bike and off it with these quick tips from the crew at the Global Cycling Network. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UzRircVmx0
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    The U2 front man suffered serious injuries resulting from a grisly bike crash in New York's Central Park. U2 lead singer Bono may never be able to play the guitar again because of injuries suffered in a cycling accident last year in New York's Central Park. Bono was attempting to avoid another...
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    Connected car and helmet prototype establish two-way communication offering proximity alerts to Volvo drivers and cyclists with the aim of reducing accidents. We may never be able to guarantee that all drivers stay on the lookout for cyclists, but thanks to some interesting new technology from...
  6. General Cycling Discussion
    Whether in the city or way off the beaten path, follow these rules to make your cycling safer. Generally speaking, riding bikes is good for you. It's fun, healthy, and reduces pollution. But cycling can also be dangerous. According to recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety...
  7. General Cycling Discussion
    Before you head out on your bike, make sure to do these five quick safety checks. 1. Brakes: For obvious reasons this is the No. 1 thing you should check before every ride. Give the wheel a spin and make sure your stoppers are stopping. If you can pull the brake lever to the bar, it probably...
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    In the last 10 years, nearly 7,000 cyclists have been killed in accidents involving motor vehicles. Watch this video, share it with your friends, and let's all do our part to stop that number from growing.
  9. General Cycling Discussion
    Well, actually it's a Norwegian public service commercial promoting safety for cyclists. The message: "Cyclists don't have nine lives. Be careful out there." We couldn't agree more -- and we love the video.
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    German Tony Martin crashed hard on stage 1 of the Tour de France but raced the next day. German time-trial specialist Tony Martin separated his shoulder and suffered a concussion in a crash during the first stage of this year's Tour de France. One day later, the Omega Pharma-Quick-Step team...
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