Why you shouldn’t be Instagramming your rides

February 18th, 2020 by Lily Hansen-Gillis | Posted in News | No Comments »

A recent study on attention highlights the risks of cell phone use while cycling

You probably aren’t eating enough gels during rides

January 29th, 2020 by Lily Hansen-Gillis | Posted in Health+Nutrition | No Comments »

Study finds even gel manufacturers underestimate how many you need

Under-slept athletes are 70 per cent more likely to develop an injury

January 6th, 2020 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Study suggests that getting eight hours of sleep can mean the difference between health and injury

The paths of unmanned bicycles pushed until they fall over

January 23rd, 2018 by Philippe Tremblay | Posted in News, Skills, Spotlight | No Comments »

Researchers model the path of 800 bicycles to study how we keep them unright

If the city builds it, cyclists will use it: Winnipeg study

January 8th, 2016 by Todd Aalgaard | Posted in Advocacy, News | No Comments »

Riders in Winnipeg are greeting the new year with some solid numbers, proving how investment in cycling infrastructure, especially in past years, has boosted their numbers on the Manitoba city’s asphalt.

Making the global shift to cycling as transportation could save the world trillions, build cities: study

November 28th, 2015 by Todd Aalgaard | Posted in Advocacy, News | No Comments »

It’s more or less academic that a switch to cycling would have viable, sustainable effects in creating healthier cities, for example, or in serving to reduce overall pollution levels. The environmental benefits of riding are plain, the case all but open-and-shut.

Joint UBC, U of T study finds that women are less likely to be injured than men on their bikes

November 12th, 2015 by Todd Aalgaard | Posted in News | No Comments »

As part of a study about the injury rates sustained by cyclists, researchers at UBC and U of T determined that gender plays a significant role.

‘Retina-shocking’ flashing bike lights cause more problems than they prevent, article argues

November 12th, 2015 by Todd Aalgaard | Posted in News | 1 Comment »

With the days getting steadily darker, it’s not just visibility that’s a concern for some cyclists. To many, the best means of seeing and staying seen — namely, lights — can be a problem, too.

Helmet laws do not reduce rates of serious injury for cyclists, University of British Columbia study argues

November 6th, 2015 by Todd Aalgaard | Posted in News | 4 Comments »

It’s presumed that helmet laws mean lower rates of injury requiring hospitalization among Canadian cyclists. According to a study published recently by the University of British Columbia, though, that’s simply not the case.

Cyclists between the ages of 18 and 19 the least likely to wear helmets in Canada: Statistics Canada report

June 24th, 2015 by Todd Aalgaard | Posted in News | No Comments »

According to a report published today by Statistics Canada, helmets seem to be as popular as ever for young cyclists — in other words, not as much as they should be.