Category: Accident

“The Congress recognizes that bicycles are the most efficient means of transportation…”

The Congress recognizes that bicycles are the most efficient means of transportation, represent a viable commuting alternative to many people, offer mobility at speeds as fast as that of cars in urban areas, provide health benefits through daily exercise, reduce noise and air pollution, are relatively inexpensive, and deserve consideration in a comprehensive national energy plan. Yes, that’s right, our nation’s […]

How not to endo your bike

To “endo” is slang for flipping over your handlebars, very rarely is this intended or fun. I taught a brief safety & handling course at Tesseract School in Phoenix today. It’s a private high school that’s put aside regular classes this week and tasked all teachers with starting a club. A teacher that just moved […]

Walking shoes aren’t made for biking…

Since November I’ve been working part time as a Freewheelin’ Bike Guide for Humana Healthcare. They have a bike sharing program with 18 bikes set up at their community center in northeast Mesa. I teach a required 1 hour safety session based on LAB curriculum, hand out and fit free helmets and also lead group […]