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My Helmet Is Officially Off… | Cycle Thin

My Helmet Is Officially Off… | Cycle Thin | compulsory helmet legislation | Scoop.it
Check out my latest blog entry as I try my hand at hand cycling! http://t.co/m4nfsh1Geo
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Moving story: Kotor's cargo trikes

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I've just been in Kotor, on the coast of Montenegro.
The walled old town (picture) is traffic-free. This makes walking around its cosy lanes and squares delightful.
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It's necessary to ride a bike with a helmet at all times - Windsor Star (blog)

It's necessary to ride a bike with a helmet at all times - Windsor Star (blog) | compulsory helmet legislation | Scoop.it
It's necessary to ride a bike with a helmet at all times
Windsor Star (blog)
Re: Helmet called a lifesaver after cyclist struck, by Emma Loop, July 17.
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Strupid concept, children over 9 need to be responsible to learn. 

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Cycle helmets – I defend to the last the right not to wear one - The Guardian

Cycle helmets – I defend to the last the right not to wear one - The Guardian | compulsory helmet legislation | Scoop.it
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Cycle helmets – I defend to the last the right not to wear one
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Mandatory helmet laws exist in Germany, Australia, Canada, the Czech Republic, Finland, Iceland, New Zealand, Sweden and some US states.
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The selfie-absorbed generation - The Daily Telegraph

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The selfie-absorbed generation The Daily Telegraph Meanwhile closer to home World Vision CEO Tim Costello declared that it was politically convenient for Australians not to humanise drowned asylum seekers because seeing their faces or learning...
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Copenhagenize.com - Bicycle Culture by Design: Episode 02 - The ...

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Here we are with Episode 02 in our series about what design elements it takes to make Copenhagen a bicycle-friendly city. Pedro Madruga, Environmental Engineer at Copenhagenize Design Co., talks about The Green ...
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Bike-share program details introduced to Vancouver city council - Vancouver Sun

Bike-share program details introduced to Vancouver city council - Vancouver Sun | compulsory helmet legislation | Scoop.it
Vancouver Sun Bike-share program details introduced to Vancouver city council Vancouver Sun Cycling advocates have long complained about the provincial mandatory helmet law as a barrier to widespread participation in the bike share system, pointing...
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TEDxCopenhagen - Mikael Colville-Andersen - Why We Shouldn't Bike with a Helmet

Copenhagen's bicycle ambassador talks about how important the bicycle is for liveable cities and how bicycle helmets are threatening bicycle culture. About T...
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The Bike Share Bicycle Copenhagen ALMOST Had

The Bike Share Bicycle Copenhagen ALMOST Had | compulsory helmet legislation | Scoop.it
With all the bike share buzz coming out of New York City this week, it might be appropriate to pen a little article about the coming Copenhagen bike share system. While La Rochelle, France can boast about having started the ...
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Do Bicycle Helmet Laws Really Make Riders Safer? - The Atlantic Cities

Do Bicycle Helmet Laws Really Make Riders Safer?
The Atlantic Cities
Public education and infrastructure upgrades, as the aforementioned works shows, protect riders considerably even before helmets come into play.
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A few small things that make a big difference in Copenhagen

A few small things that make a big difference in Copenhagen | compulsory helmet legislation | Scoop.it
Riding in Copenhagen is so nice it's even romantic.
(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)
One thing I've learned on this trip is that it's possible to vastly improve the cycling experience without spending millions on big and fancy projects.
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Bike helmets obsession stopping people cycling, claims expert

Bike helmets obsession stopping people cycling, claims expert | compulsory helmet legislation | Scoop.it
Promoting helmet use curbs general cycling numbers, says Mikael Colville-Andersen - The UK, USA and Australia have an “almost
pornographic obsession” with helmet safety...
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Carrera Foldable Helmet review - London Cyclist Blog

Carrera Foldable Helmet review - London Cyclist Blog | compulsory helmet legislation | Scoop.it

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No helmets required for bike share in busy NYC - Today.com (blog)

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No helmets required for bike share in busy NYC Today.com (blog) The lack of a helmet requirement in New York's month-old Citi Bike program, which eventually will accommodate as many as 10,000 cyclists — many of them tourists — has some experts...
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Bicycle Helmet Infographic | Urban Velo

Bicycle Helmet Infographic | Urban Velo | compulsory helmet legislation | Scoop.it
correct and incorrect helmet positions Perhaps we'll never all agree on the helmet debate, but certain facts are irrefutable. And certain infographics are undeniably funny. Click here for more. Tweet ...
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Balaclava Full Face Mask Cycling Motorcycle Cover HELMET Hat BC08 Red Skull

Balaclava Full Face Mask Cycling Motorcycle Cover HELMET Hat BC08 Red Skull | compulsory helmet legislation | Scoop.it
Balaclava Full Face Mask Cycling Motorcycle Cover HELMET Hat BC08 Red Skull in Sporting Goods, Outdoor Sports, Paintball | eBay (Balaclava Full Face Mask Cycling Motorcycle Cover HELMET Hat BC08 Red Skull $9.99 http://t.co/9XJvWFZAeD...
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Vulpine wants your family pics for project to humanise bike riders - road.cc

Vulpine wants your family pics for project to humanise bike riders - road.cc | compulsory helmet legislation | Scoop.it
Vulpine wants your family pics for project to humanise bike riders
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Who would miss you if you got squashed by a lorry?
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ODOT will install automated counter on new State Trail in the Gorge

ODOT will install automated counter on new State Trail in the Gorge | compulsory helmet legislation | Scoop.it
Manufacturer's graphic of how the counter works.
The Oregon Department of Transportation just received shipment of an automated counter similar to the one in use on the Hawthorne Bridge in Portland.
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No evidence cycle helmet laws reduce head injuries: study - Edmonton Journal

No evidence cycle helmet laws reduce head injuries: study - Edmonton Journal | compulsory helmet legislation | Scoop.it
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No evidence cycle helmet laws reduce head injuries: study
Edmonton Journal
She compared how those injury rates changed over time between provinces that had mandatory helmet laws and those that didn't.
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Why bicycle helmets are not effective in the reduction of injuries of cyclists

Meta-analysis by Theo Zeegers of Fietsersbond (Dutch Cyclists Union).

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Good summary of current data.

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People on Bikes: Copenhagen

People on Bikes: Copenhagen | compulsory helmet legislation | Scoop.it
Welcome to special edition of People on Bikes from Copenhagen. Please join me in thanking Pro Photo Supply for their support of BikePortland. They're a great local business and I would be a mess without their help.
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Bicycle helmet laws linked to fewer child deaths - Fox News

Bicycle helmet laws linked to fewer child deaths
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"We would recommend that any state that doesn't have a mandatory bicycle helmet law for children consider one or institute one," Meehan said. Dr.
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Kids are the true indicator species of a bike-friendly city

Kids are a common sight on Copenhagen's cycle tracks.
(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)
There's a popular idea in bike advocacy and planning circles that women are "the indicator species" of a bike-friendly city.
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