In Australia we force people to wear helmets under threat of massive fines. Maybe we should just let them use their own common sense and work out what is a safe environment and what is not.
From “As Easy As Riding A Bike”
At the FreeCycle event in central London on Saturday, there were, of course, large numbers of people wearing helmets and hi-viz tabards – not least because the latter were, as always, being handed out to participants.
But as I cycled around the event during the course of the day, I began to notice a distinct phenomenon. Something dangling from people’s handlebars.
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