COVID-19, Road to Perdition or Ride to Triumph?

COVID-19, Road to Perdition or Ride to Triumph?

Snow notwithstanding, multi-use paths are packed with cyclists, pedestrians, dogs, rollerbladers and more. Roads in places around the country have been shut down to allow for people to recreate. People have come out of the woodwork to be active, much like the Coronavirus has sprung to life and has touched every corner of the world. A trip up Lookout Mountain on the weekend feels like you have stumbled into an organized century ride you didn’t know about.We have always wanted more people to ride bikes. Not only is there the obvious health benefits for ourselves and the planet, but more people riding bikes might hopefully fuel the demand for increased safe infrastructure and law adaptation that improves safety and prevents unsafe, deathly distractions and careless crashes. Maybe down the road more people will try new types of cycling, try racing, or do their first century and become advocates. Read more

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