I’m sure somebody will find this interesting. The Dutch Institute for Road Safety Research (‘Stichting Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Verkeersveiligheid’ or SWOV) say they’ve never studied the risk of cycling in the dark versus daylight until recently. They announced their results with the boldly groundbreaking headline: “Cycling in the dark more dangerous than in daylight.”
This humorous video on the importance of bike lights from the Bicycle Transportation Aliance may remind some long time fans of that time in January 2007 when I biked home from work without my pants.
Happy Monday. You might have noticed it gets darker earlier now for some reason. If you’re out biking in the dark, I hope you have lights.
Cyclists riding at night always talk about being “lit up like a Christmas tree.” Battery powered Christmas lights added to my bicycle are so pretty that they’re a new incentive for me to ride!
The Stanford student government passed out 200 bicycle lights and Jamba Juice smoothies yesterday during the inaugural day of the three day ASSU bike light extravaganza. The giveaway continued today and will be repeated tomorrow at noon. This is a safety initiative from the Associated Students of Stanford University, aka ASSU, which is the student read more »