How to trigger Vehicle Traffic Loop Detectors After we published our original article (below) on this subject, we received the following from an engineer who seems to know what he’s talking about: “I read your article on triggering traffic signals with a bicycle and would like to tell you a […]
Flat-Free Tubes and Tires
These products are semi-solid rubber, with no air, so they can’t go flat. You can get either an air-free tire, which replaces the whole tube or an air-free tube, which fits inside your existing tire. These are an as-yet unproven technology, and cycling equipment master Sheldon Brown and BikePro say […]
Informal Review of Montague Folding Bikes
I’ve been riding a Montague off and on since 1993. They are pretty useful for specific situations. I have the folding mountain bike model. When I ordered it from his biggest distributor in Seattle I specified the gearing I wanted (28/38/48 in front and a 13/30 cogset). I also […]
Head Injuries Rising Despite Bike Helmets
Millions of parents take it as an article of faith that putting a bicycle helmet on their children, or themselves, will help keep them out of harm’s way.
Report on Motorists Runinng Red Lights
Arizona has the nation’s deadliest red-light runners, with three of the country’s worst cities for fatal intersection crashes, according to a study of federal transportation data obtained by USA TODAY.
Air Pollution May Trigger Sudden Deaths
Even moderate air pollution routinely found in many U.S. cities may trigger sudden deaths by changing heart rhythms in people with existing cardiac problems, according to extensive new scientific research.