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What To Do After a Bike Accident? 

Biking happens every day. While we hope it never happens to us or someone we care about, the reality is that it happens more often than not. Whether you’re a casual cyclist or someone who rides religiously, it’s essential to know what to happen in the unfortunate event you find yourself in the middle of an accident. This article shares the five steps to take after a bike accident. Ask for Help Immediately While we hope it never happens to you or someone you know, it’s essential to know what to do to ensure you get the compensation you need to recover fully. The first thing you want to do after getting hit by a car is ask for help. Call out to bystanders for assistance and contact 911. If an accident happens on a relatively busy street, it is essential to get to a clear space. You’ll likely need…
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Four Safety Tips for Cycling at Night

If you are leaving work in the evening, participating in an evening group cycling event or just enjoy cycling later in the day, you should be cautious. Keep in mind the following safety tips for cycling at night: Map safe routes. When riding at night, plan out safe biking routes beforehand. To determine the safest routes, ride them in the daytime first. This can help ensure that there are no possible hazards, such as potholes, fallen tree branches or road work debris. Make sure to ride in designated bike lanes or well-lit streets when cycling in the evening. Bike lights. Buy front and rear bike lights for biking at night. The rear light should be red and have a blinking function. The blinking helps to catch the eye of oncoming motorists. It is important that your bike lights have a long-lasting battery and strong light source to illuminate the road…
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6 Tips for Beginner Bike Riders

Are you thinking of jumping into cycling? Whether for your commute, exercise or simply for fun, cycling is an incredibly versatile activity. There is no better place on Earth for it than sunny San Diego. Here are some tips for beginner bike riders to help you get the most out of your ride. Tip #1: Choosing the Right Bicycle There are different types of bikes depending on your activity. Once you choose a bicycle type, there are other things to consider. Your bike should fit your frame. When straddling the bike, you should have about one to two inches of clearance between your body and the top tube. Your handlebars should be one inch lower than the seat top. Make sure the seat is anatomically designed and comfortable enough for long-term use. For example, many racing bikes have hard, narrow seats that can be uncomfortable. Tip #2: Bicycle and Helmet…
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