Bicycle Safety (cont.)
Physical overuse can also cause bicycle injuries. These injuries can be prevented by proper selection of the bicycle, adjustment of the bicycle to the individual rider, proper maintenance, and common sense in how the bicycle is used.
- Appropriately-sized frames, handlebar and seat heights as well as understanding of gear systems help reduce injuries.
- Drinking enough fluids, stretching, and routine scheduled activity can help avoid potential injuries related to overuse.
Must Read Articles Related to Bicycle Safety
Bicycle and Motorcycle Helmets
Wearing a helmet while bicycle riding, motorcycle riding, or skiing can prevent severe head trauma and disabilities. Wearing a helmet can reduce the risk of a s...learn more >>