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Bike Road Safety Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Bike Road Safety.

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Bicycle Safety Tips

Whether you want to cut down on pollution or you want to get in shape, riding a bike is a great way to get around. But your trip could end in tragedy if you don’t ride safely. Just like driving a vehicle on the road, cyclists must observe what&...  Read more

Tips for Buying the Right Bicycle

Whether you want to help the environment, cut down on your gasoline expenses, or simply exercise in the great outdoors, cycling is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time. And it’s one of the fastest growing leisure activities in t...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Biking to Work

It makes perfect sense. Instead of driving to work and back each day—which uses gas and does absolutely nothing for your rear or your stress level—you bike your way to work, miss the traffic, burn some calories, get an energy boost, and s...  Read more

Important Safety Tips for Outdoor Runners and Walkers

Two weeks ago while I was out for a five-mile run on a busy street in my neighborhood, I saw another runner coming at me. While I was running facing the oncoming traffic, she was running with the flow of traffic. I always run against the flow of...  Read more

Walking Safety Tips

If you are new to exercise, here are some important health and safety tips so you can start your walking program off on the right foot. Always check with your doctor before starting an exercise program. He or she may require that you...  Read more

I had to put away my bike today. I live in an apar
Updated 10/9/2014 6:34:20 PM

I had to put away my bike today. I live in an apartment on the 3rd floor and they took away the bike racks. Now I have to find some other form of good exercise because I really don't want to carry my bike up and down 3 flights of stairs. Help!...  Read more

On the road again...
Updated 10/8/2014 9:28:21 AM

I have been on this road for almost as long as I can remember. I have always struggled with my weight. I am currently at my highest weight I have ever or even wanted to be at. I used to tell myself I would never be this heavy, and here I am. It is so...  Read more

Went on a killer bike ride today! My friend does i
Updated 10/8/2014 2:06:44 PM

Went on a killer bike ride today! My friend does it all the time and I decided to join him. Had no idea we would be biking 15 miles! Im pooped :) time to go to work haha...  Read more

Did you ride a bike today?
Updated 10/21/2014 12:15:53 PM

Yes...  Read more

The road to 200 lbs.
Updated 10/11/2014 10:49:03 AM

Hi everyone, after many starts and stops, I've been motivated to finally lose this weight that I need to in order to be healthy. My name is Erica and I'm 36 (almost 37) years old. I'm currently at 256 lbs. and I need constant motivation to lose this...  Read more

Cycle

Get a bike and cycle as much as you can. We have several cycle paths off road around where I live...  Read more

Making outdoor walks easier as it grows dark...

I bought several of those little belt-attachment or keychain-attachment battery-powered bike lights (the ones that bikers use to ride at night; they're sold in bike shops and outdoor equipment stores), and I keep one in each of my carrybags, so that...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Bike to Work Week: Why I Ride My Bike 25 Miles a Day

Editor's Note: Since moving to Cincinnati in 2009, Sam Klontz has commuted from his downtown apartment to his office in northern Kentucky--about 25 miles round trip--via bicycle almost every day year-round. Co-founder of the Cincinnati-area amateur r...  Read more

Will You Ride Your Bike to Work This Friday?

This Friday, May 15, is National Bike-to-Work Day, one of many events scheduled to celebrate Bike Month.SELF magazine is celebrating National Bike Month by showing how bicycling can slim you down, save you money and safeguard the environment. Whethe...  Read more