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UK Cracking Down on Cyclists Who Listen to MP3 Players

uk cracking down on cyclists who listen to mp3 players   UK Cracking Down on Cyclists Who Listen to MP3 Players

To many a cyclist, riding without an mp3 player is leaving home without your wallet. Music really helps to pass time, not to mention it makes your cycling adventures that much more fun when you’re blasting your favorite tunes and rolling down the road. However, this topic is being brought up in a negative way by the UK’s mainstream press. The Times has said that AA president Edmund King had called for a campaign which warns riders against using mp3 players while riding. The article speaks of “iPod zombies” that have “become the latest menace on Britain’s roads,” saying that listening to music is responsible for a rise in cycling collisions and accidents. It is clearly important to be able to see and hear your surroundings for your safety, but this may be a bit of overkill. Currently, the UK has no law banning…

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Honda Bike Simulator – Safety Training

honda bike simulator safety training   Honda Bike Simulator   Safety Training

With some of the new drivers (and old) on the road today, bike safety is very important, but some of us fall into the trap of thinking, and with the new Honda Bike Simulator you can start acting on impulse. Although there are times where us as rider do not follow the rules, and the Honda Bike Simulator lets us learn rules and etiquette’s of the road. The simulator itself brings true life scenarios, for example riding to school or the store, and with a LCD rear mount you can see traffic coming from behind. Available in February 2010, but pre orders will start in November.

Source: FarEastGizmos

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