Category Archives: Helmets

Cyclology of Guilt

I am a member of an email listserv for the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals.  It is an extremely helpful resource for me at work. Recently there was a thread about people who wear bright clothing at night.  It was kind of technical … Continue reading

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In Praise of Hats

I have always liked hats.  From the definition of chic that was Jackie O in her Halston pill box to the hard scrabble farmer in his Dekalb seed cap, hats have been more than a fashion accessory; they are often a … Continue reading

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Where’s your helmet?

I had an odd experience on the way to work today.  While driving by me and a guy leans over, looks at me and yells out his open passenger side window “Where’s your helmet?” His kid is in the back … Continue reading

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Scardy Cats and Supermodels Should Ride Bikes

Today I was working at a health fair at a large employer in Milwaukee and a few people gave me some grief about riding my bike without wearing a helmet. Then I got home from work and read Dottie’s post on “Lets … Continue reading

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