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Help our fellow cyclist support his family while he recovers!

A great friend and fellow cyclist was pretty messed up in a dooring accident this week. He is a wonderful person and not only supports tota…

Started by Leslie Miller

4 Nov 7, 2015
Reply by Leslie Miller

Vox Article: How and why bicycle deaths happen in the US

I found this article really interesting, particularly the graphs. Essentially, the findings are what we all already know: driver error cont…

Started by lmh

0 Jun 3, 2014

Helmet of Justice has 7 cameras for bike accidents

'Helmet of Justice' uses seven cameras to make a black box for bicyclists

Started by Ace Mann

8 Mar 1, 2013
Reply by Jon Cunningham

when you get doored- or otherwise hit...

What do you do? I got doored last summer, and I wasn't badly injured at all, but I insisted on going to the hospital (because my job is ph…

Started by Carma Nibarger

10 Feb 7, 2012
Reply by Carma Nibarger

Ghost bike for bicyclist killed on 18th Street in August

I'm sure a lot of you heard about the death of Fred Kobrick, who was killed by a drunk driver on 18th & Carpenter this past August. For…

Started by Erin Vogel

7 Nov 7, 2011
Reply by Ace Mann

Collision with CTA bus; experience with claims process?

I got in a collision with a CTA bus about a month ago in the Loop when it ran a red light on Madison and hit me. Fortunately, it knocked me…

Started by Katie Bu

0 Aug 25, 2011

NASA astronaut Tim Kopra hurt in bike accident-May delay launch

Maybe space will be safer than the streets of America.

Started by Ace Mann

3 Jan 17, 2011
Reply by Davo

NYTimes article on our response to bicycle (as compared to running) accidents

Fell Off My Bike, and Vowed Never to Get Back On Knock on wood, I've never had a very serious crash. Don't know how I'd feel if I did. The…

Started by Michele

20 Dec 2, 2010
Reply by Davo

Amazing idea for sharing a safer road Incredibly enough it seems that cars and bikes can get along.…

Started by Digital Dario

1 Jul 13, 2010
Reply by Tank-Ridin' Ryan

Road Guardian

I've come across a great website that allows bicyclists to record and map dangerous incidents that occur while riding. Only two such incide…

Started by Brendan Kevenides

3 Oct 13, 2009
Reply by Amber K


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