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Old 05-28-07, 03:39 PM
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I read the article and he presents a strong case....on the surface of it. There is a graph that shows an inverse relationship between % of trips made by bicycle versus cyclist deaths per billion km cycled. The article entirely ignores the prevalence of bike paths. My guess is the countries with the highest % of trips made by bicycle (Holland then Denmark w/US lowest) ALSO have the highest % of roads with bike lane/paths; i.e. many of those cyclists aren't actually riding in traffic.

BTW, a helmet didn't save Casartelli.

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