Miami residents love riding their bikes. But, unfortunately, there are even more Miami residents who love driving their cars abysmally. The amount of traffic accidents regarding motor vehicles and cyclists is enough to make your head spin.
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And with Critical Mass happening every month, bike safety couldn't be more crucial. As a kid, you might remember wearing those oftentimes tacky knee and elbow pads that matched your equally sparkly and tacky helmet. But as you grew older, and your parents stopped tapping your helmet on your head before every bike ride (or you got away from them so they couldn't), you might have tossed those old elbow and knee pads and accidentally left your helmet hanging when you go out for a ride.
Whatever the reason for not protecting your noggin - it's uncomfortable, it's ugly, it gives you helmet hair, what good does it do anyway, yadda yadda - you're about to rethink your no-helmet motto.More »