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Chris Froome Accused of Doping

If you’re into bike racing—and we at Bill Bone Bike Law are really into it—you know Chris Froome. He’s not only this decade’s phenom cyclist, winning four Tour de France races (2013, 2015, 2016, 2017) as well as the Vuelta a España (2017), but he’s a marvel to watch even on screen if you never get to see him in [...]

By | 2018-02-06T07:46:56+00:00 February 4th, 2018|News From The Road|0 Comments

SMART Ride 2018 Cycles from Miami to Key West

Bill Bone Bike Law sponsored SMART Ride 2018, two days of cycling through picture-perfect South Florida winter weather-all to raise money for organizations that serve people who have or are at risk for AIDS/HIV and their families, friends, and affected communities. SMART Ride is extraordinary. In the 15 years since its inception, it has become the second largest AIDS fundraiser [...]

By | 2018-02-06T07:46:43+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|News From The Road|0 Comments

Most Dangerous Places for Cyclists to Ride

Cycling in America is, unfortunately, not the safest amongst healthy activities. While the popularity of cycling has continued to soar, this popularity growth has occurred in spite of the fact that, generally speaking, this nation is not a safe place to ride. There are certainly exceptions to this generalizations, some cities offer a number of safety precautions that make riding [...]

By | 2018-02-06T07:47:22+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|News From The Road|0 Comments

Making Group Rides Safe for All

For most cyclists, group rides are an inevitable part of both competitive and recreational riding. Whether it’s a social family outing group ride to the ice cream shop or a 25-mile training sprint with a group of competitive cyclists, there are certain rules of the road that must be followed. Group rides, especially in Florida, get a lot of backlash. [...]

By | 2018-02-06T07:46:29+00:00 February 1st, 2018|News From The Road|0 Comments

Top 9 Mental Benefits of Cycling

When we discuss the many health benefits linked to cycling, almost every article highlights the physical advantages to riding a bicycle. While the physical health benefits are certainly noteworthy and abundant, it is important to recognize the fact that cycling is really great for your brain too. The mental and psychological benefits of cycling are legitimate yet incredibly under-publicized. In [...]

By | 2018-02-06T07:47:55+00:00 January 30th, 2018|News From The Road|1 Comment

Pros and Cons of Biking to Work

As bicycle proponents, it is often difficult to take a step back and view the topic of bicycle accidents and bicycle safety from an unbiased perspective. However, the truth of the matter is that cycling is dangerous sport and biking to work comes with many potential hazards. Countless theories and studies exist to both support and oppose the benefits of [...]

By | 2018-02-06T02:41:52+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|News From The Road|0 Comments

Florida Has Highest Cyclist Mortality Rate in America

New CDC Report Finds Florida Has Highest Cyclist Mortality Rate in America A newly released report titled Bicyclist Deaths Associated with Motor Vehicle Traffic—United States, 1975-2012 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) notes that the overall number of cyclist deaths across the country has been steadily declining.  According to the report, the overall mortality rate for cyclists [...]

By | 2015-08-18T12:07:51+00:00 August 18th, 2015|News From The Road|0 Comments

West Palm Beach Unveils New Bicycle Sharing Program

Bike sharing finally comes to West Palm Beach.  The official unveiling is scheduled to take place at 9:30 a.m. on March 4, 2015.  The program will reportedly begin with 14 bike share stations throughout the downtown area, offering up to 150 bikes available for public use.  Annual membership in the program is anticipated at $120 to $155.  Alternatively, monthly membership [...]

By | 2015-03-05T09:08:50+00:00 March 5th, 2015|News From The Road|0 Comments

Florida Cycling’s Terrifying Future

For a cyclist in Florida, the words “terrifying future” in relation to the sport of cycling is haunting, and puzzling. From what we’ve all been reading, Florida is making tremendous strides in regard to cycling safety all throughout the Sunshine State. Just last year, Florida circulated a newfound plan of action to increase safety and reduce the accident rate for [...]

By | 2014-10-30T12:34:55+00:00 October 30th, 2014|News From The Road|0 Comments

Bill Bone Bike Law Funds Four Mini Grants for FL Cycling

Advocacy programs and awareness campaigns are often failures without the support of the community. When it comes to the cycling community in particular, sponsorship is essential to the increasing awareness, supporting safety efforts, and growing education regarding bike related issues. In March of 2013, Bill Bone Bike Law joined Bike Florida and Share the Road as a Mini Grant Sponsor. [...]

By | 2014-10-20T13:49:52+00:00 October 20th, 2014|News From The Road|0 Comments