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A Guide to Cycling on the Road with Children

By David Bender: Many parents are anxious about cycling on the road with their children. The reality is that there are real risks involved in allowing the children on the road; however, it is not cause for being extremely phobic. The key is teaching your children to assess the risks …

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Are Bikes Something in the Past or the Future?

By Fredrica Syren: In August, a new bike path opened here in San Diego. The SR 15 Commuter Bikeway will connect a 2.2-mile stretch between Camino Del Rio South and Landis Street along the 15 freeways. The bike path is very much needed to provide a safe direct route for …

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Family Biking Benefits and How to Stay Safe

By Larraine Roulston:   The adventures of family cycling are fun, invigorating and inexpensive. What’s more, you can travel a fair distance and feel good about not adding to greenhouse gas emissions. For parents with youngsters who ride bicycles in their neighborhoods and beyond, there are a variety of options to make the …

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Biking in Cities and How to Make It Safer

By Emma Grace Fairchild: Bikes are great for getting around, for reducing carbon emissions, and for providing low impact exercise; and it is accessible across many abilities. Cities especially benefit from having more cyclists and fewer cars. Economic studies in Denmark claim a net increase of 23 cents for each …

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Bike Trailers for Children: The Truth about Them

By Mads Phikampho: After you have children, you are going to realize that you hardly have any time left to go cycling on your own anymore. Instead, you will struggle to get even an hour of biking in before you have to get back to taking care of them. You …

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