3T Design Recalls Cervelo Bicycles with Aduro Aero Handlebars

Name of product: Cervélo P5 bicycles with3T Aduroaero handlebars

See below if you purchased the handlebars, you can receive a full refund or replacement

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/3t-design-recalls-cervelo-bicycles-with-aduro-aero-handlebars-due-to-risk-of-injury-243542191.html

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The Answer to Biking & Roads

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W. Kirk Sanders, Attorney

Sanders Law Firm, PLLC

326 N. Spring Street

Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Telephone: (336)724-4707

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Hit & Run Bicycle Wrecks in NC

What to do if you or someone you know is involved in a Hit & Run Wreck on a bicycle (or cars for that matter)?

1st Contact the Police or Highway Patrol as quick as possible. It’s preferred to do at the time of the accident, but if that isn’t possible, state law requires this to be done within 24 hours of the collision. This investigation by a law enforcement officer will help determine the cause of the accident by an independent 3rd party. Plus it may lead to the discovery of the hit & run driver.

2nd Notify your insurance company. Even though you were on your bicycle, contact your automobile insurance carrier and notify them of the claim. You may be able to recover under a uninsured motorist (UM) coverage portion of your policy. There may be other policies you have that may apply.

Questions about what to do if you or a family member or friend is injured in an accident? call Kirk Sanders 336-724-4707.

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USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championships July 27, 2013 High Point NC

USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championships
July 27 – High Point, NC

http://www.usacycling.org/2013/pro-criterium-nationals

Professional Men & Women riders will race in this bicycle criterium. A chance to see national riders up close.

Saturday, July 27, 2013

There is a weekend of biking events.

Amateur races too.

Winston-Salem Cycling Classic: Results of Winston Salem Criterium

Road Race results for June 16, 2013 Winston-Salem Cycling Classic:

Men’s Race:

Congratulations to Winston-Salem’s Daniel Patten of Team SmartStop Mountain Khakis for 1st place finish in Men’s Race

In the Women’s Race:

The Winner was Alison Powers of Pinecliffe, Colorado.

Sara Tussey was highest placed Winston-Salem racer in 4th place (VeloShine Cycling Team)

For more race results, go to: http://swagger.gobike1.com/site/results/winston-salem-cycling-classic/

How many people ride bikes in the USA? ((Tags: bicycle ridership data, NC Bicycle law))

This is old data (2002 survey): approximately 57 million people, 27.3 percent of the population age 16 or older, rode a bicycle at least once during the summer of 2002. The survey breaks this down by gender, age, and race/ethnicity. http://www.walkinginfo.org/library/details.cfm?id=14 (survey)

Here’s a 2001 study on travel by all means: http://www.walkinginfo.org/library/details.cfm?id=3185

Here’s another source for surveys more current: http://nhts.ornl.gov/publications.shtml (US DOT Federal Highway Admin.)

Take a look at this policy paper from Rutgers (Puchler, Beuhler, Merom & Bauman). http://www.policy.rutgers.edu/faculty/pucher/2001-2009.pdf The Chart below is from the paper.

Cary Bicyclist Who Was Seriously Injured Thinks Driver Was Distracted at Time of Accident

 Cyclist Craig Purcell remained hospitalized at WakeMed Thursday – almost a week after nearly losing his life in a car on bike collision. Mr. Purcell was cycling on Cary Parkway near Kildaire Farm Road in Cary in October when the accident occurred.

"I saw the black car using the left hand turn lane to come across the road," Purcell recalled. "All I could do was brace for impact."

Purcell said the collision’s impact threw him in an opposite direction from his original direction.

"My body hit his car. I could hear it. The next thing I knew, I was flying through the air. I hit the ground. As soon as I hit the ground, I knew I was in trouble," the bicyclist said.

Purcell suffered multiple injuries that includes broken ribs and a collapsed lung. He will undergo months of rehabilitation.

According to the accident report, speed was not a factor in the crash. The driver who crashed into Purcell was cited for failure to yield in a turn. Purcell believes the driver was likely distracted.

Purcell and other cyclists say there are too many accidents and near misses between cars and people on bikes. He's urging more respect and attention to safety.

"I have a right to that road just like any other car does," said Purcell.

By law, Cyclists are required to follow the same rules on the road as drivers, and drivers are required to treat bikes the same way they would any other vehicle.

"Slow down. Share the road. Respect that we're out there, even if you don't like to do it. As cyclists, we have to share the road too," Purcell offered.

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