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How to Choose a Bicycle Helmet

By Katie Li, published on Jan 1, 2014

When you get into a car, you probably wouldn’t decide to drive it without buckling your seat belt, so why would you ride your bicycle without a helmet?

In fact, there are probably just as many dangers to getting seriously injured with a bicycle, if you are not protecting the most vital part of your body - the head. Surprisingly, many people still do not realize the importance of always wearing a quality helmet and are at huge risk of suffering life-threatening injuries because of their own ignorance.

But even if you understand the importance of wearing a helmet, choosing one that... (more)

Tags: bike, bicycle, helmet, cycling

Q&A: Bicycle Advocate Angela Koch

By Josh Marks, published on Aug 24, 2010

...why we in the D.C. area are lucky to have nabbed her from Portland. Koch is currently the Events & Advocacy Coordinator at popular bike shop Revolution Cycles. She recently took time out of her busy schedule for an email Q&A with Green D.C.Green D.C.: How did you first get involved in bicycle advocacy?Angela Koch: I've lived car-free or car-lite for the past 15 years so bikes as a solution to a lot of problems has always been one of my interests. In 2007, I got a job with the Bicycle Transportation Alliance, a highly respected and effective statewide bike advocacy organization in... (more)

Tags: bike, bicycle, advocate, portland, d.c., revolution cycles, arlington, bikes belong, city hub, people for bikes, spokes, wheels, tires, gears

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