Helmets again…

Anthony Of interest 0 Comments

There’s been a bit of press recently in regards to a possible trial of a no-helmet rule in certain low-speed areas here in Canberra. There is evidence that compulsory helmet laws reduce the participation in cycling and that is what is driving the possible trial. The question is, why does wearing a helmet dissuade people from cycling? Is it due …

Freestyle Cyclists

Anthony Of interest 0 Comments

I just stumbled across the website of Freestyle Cyclists, an organisation that is pushing for reform of the Mandatory Helmet Law in Australia and New Zealand. They make quite a compelling case in opposition of this law and also strongly support better, safer infrastructure for cycling. Definitely worth a read.