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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

Woo hoo on the road again.
Updated 9/23/2016 10:58:24 AM

Woo hoo on the road again....  Read more

Has a road bump with binge eating yesterday. But s
Updated 9/23/2016 10:31:13 AM

Has a road bump with binge eating yesterday. But since I know I need to go to the gym now I think I'm doing all right....  Read more

Pretty sure my road was designed by satan. Too man
Updated 9/22/2016 7:42:04 PM

Pretty sure my road was designed by satan. Too many steep hills for beginners...  Read more

On the road again...
Updated 9/24/2016 6:44:32 AM

Hello everyone, I have gone through this journey many times. I am ready to succeed this time and get healthy. I am married and have 2 wonderful boys that I need to do this for. I would love to lose at least 50lbs, but more is always better. I have be...  Read more

Day 1 of a long road. 150 pounds to lose. Gonna be hard #firstpost #getitdone
Updated 9/22/2016 1:33:36 PM

Day 1 of a long road. 150 pounds to lose. Gonna be hard #firstpost #getitdone...  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

Have an ER-Free Summer: Avoid These 5 Common Injuries

School's out, and that means more time for playing, swimming, biking, exploring and other outdoor fun. Not to be a Debbie Downer, but along with all of that extra activity comes a heightened risk of accidents and injury. Short of keeping your kid...  Read more