News tagged with cyclists

Australia: Helmets off to legislation

Cycling levels in Sydney could more than double if laws forcing cyclists to wear helmets were repealed, according to new research published today in the Health Promotion Journal of Australia.

Dec 05, 2011
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The doping-drug Epo has an impact in the brain

Sportsmen and women dope with the blood hormone Epo to enhance their performance. Researchers from the University of Zurich now discovered by animal testing that Epo has a performance-enhancing effect in the brain shortly ...

Jun 11, 2012
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Cyclists break road rules to stay safe

Most cyclists who use bicycles as a form of transport admit to breaking road rules at some time while riding but they do it mostly to guard their own safety on the roads, UNSW research has found. 

Oct 08, 2014
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Study prompts safety precautions for cyclists

Interviews with cyclists hospitalised following road crashes have reinforced the importance of measures such as wearing helmets and bike lights, and better interaction between all road users.

Jul 27, 2012
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Any UK law on cycle helmets should apply only to kids

Any law to make the wearing of cycle helmets mandatory in the UK should apply only to children, because the evidence that cycle helmets significantly protect adults against serious head injury is equivocal, conclude researchers ...

Mar 07, 2012
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