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76 Post author: michaelcurzi 17 March 2012 07:44PM

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Comment author: MartinB 18 March 2012 07:21:11AM 0 points [-]

Nothing in particular. Look up the accident rates compared to base rates. With tiny vehicles one big problem is the behavior of other drivers. I would guess that a culture that likes bicycles (Netherlands, Denmark) and provides the necessary infrastructure is a safer place than a culture that hates bikes. Currently I completely avoid bicycling, due to indicators that it is still to dangerous. A decade ago I used to be a stupidly unsafe driver. Driving at night on public roads without light and such.

Do you use a helmet, and is your bike in top condition?