The temperature has finally started plunging across central and southwest Virginia, so it’s time to start thinking about winterizing your vehicle. We’ve got some tips below for making sure your car and your bike are both ready for winter weather.
On Wednesday, September 21, RIDE Solutions participated in Virginia Tech’s Active Commute Celebration. The event included 13 groups and organizations on campus and in the larger community that are promoting sustainable ways to actively commute – i.e., bike, bus and walk – and offering ways to change your perspective on when and where you can leave your car behind.
A number of friends have shared with me, via social media, a video you may have seen. It’s basically an airbag for cyclists, a collar that inflates suddenly into protective headgear in the case of a crash. If your thing is interesting industrial design, the Hovding may be for you. But if you’re concerned with safe riding, I worry it’s a distraction.