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The Top 3 Bicycling Safety Tips for Kids
Colorado Personal Injury Accident and Trial Lawyer D.J. Banovitz gives you three great tips for bicycle safety for kids. More good information on his YouTube Channel [...]
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Types of Skull Fractures in a Bicycle Accident
As outlined by MedlinePlus, several types of skull fractures can occur in a typical bicycle accident, such as a: - simple fracture in which there is a crack in the bone, but no damage to the skin; - linear skull fracture in which there is a fracture in the cranial bone, without depression, splintering or distortion of the bone; - depressed skull fracture in which there is a fracture in the cranial bone with depression of the bone for the brain; and - a compound fracture in which the skin may be [...]
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How to Report a Bicycle Accident in Denver Colorado (or anywhere in Colorado)
If you or another person called the police at the scene and they arrived to fill out a report, you likely do not have to take any additional steps. Still, ask the responding officer if you must fill out any reports at the scene or later online or at a police station. Colorado operates an Online Accident Report system where you may report minor accident report. The Arvada Police Department previously accepted over-the-counter accident reports, but now refers those involved in minor accidents to t [...]
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Stress Fracture Treatment after a Bicycle Accident in Colorado
Stress fractures caused in a bike accident are tiny cracks in a weight-bearing bone that usually develop in the shins, feet, hips or thighs. More than half of stress fractures that patients develop are in the lower legs and feet, reports EXOS Knowledge. Because the bone fissures are so small, they usually won’t show up on x-rays. Instead, doctors will have to utilize different diagnostic testing such as: CT scans; MRIs; or bone density scans. [...]
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PeopleForBikes launches letter writing campaign to restore funding for bike projects threatened by Trump
From Bicycle Retailer BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes says President Trump’s 2018 proposed budget is not good for bicycling. The group said the budget proposes to cut overall funding for the Department of the Interior by 5.3 percent and the Department of Transportation by 16 percent. “If approved, this budget will cut funding for bikeRead More [...]
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Mavic Haute Route Rockies asks, “Are you Strong Enough?”
It’s not too late to register! MORE INFORMATION [...]
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Friends of JCOS Launch a Success, Golden Giddyup September 18th!
Trail Building Project:  Jefferson County Open Space On February 23rd, our partners at Wheat Ridge Cyclery hosted the 2016 Friends Of kickoff party and Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) Celebration.  With approximately 120 people in attendance, the evening was a huge success.  Gil McCormick opened the evening with celebration of the JCOS staff who have been key players in both flood recovery efforts and in furthering [...]
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Weekend Preview: So Many Great Choices!
Track racing, BMX, single track, Elephant Rock, gran fondo, town hall meeting and so much more this weekend. Take your sunscreen. Read more [...]
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2016 Buffalo Creek Trail Work Plans
Trail Building Project:  Buffalo Creek Much work has been done on the Buffalo Creek Trail System in the past few years, including three new trail builds:  Blackjack, Raspberry Ridge, and Little Scraggy East.  The Buffalo Creek Trails are considered one of the top 3 trail systems in the country – but more effort is needed to keep them on the podium!  I regularly receive questions and feedback regarding current and fu [...]
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Opportunistic riding plus fun spells success for Gage Hecht at Redlands and beyond
From ProVelo Passion Photo caption: Gage Hecht takes up the chase at Superior Morgul Opportunistic. In bike racing it means putting yourself out there. Being resourceful. Making your own luck. It’s a tactic that can win bike races. An opportunistic style of racing is also a fun way to compete, especially when it leads toRead More [...]
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Road Rash Treatment: Skin Graft for Burns from a Bicycle Accident
Road rash is a common injury associated with bicycle accidents and motorcycle accidents on Colorado roadways, although it is possible to sustain road rash injuries from other types of accidents as well. It occurs when the skin scrapes against the pavement or other rough surface. Road rash is measured in degrees, much like burns, and the more serious the road rash injury is, the more likely you will need extensive medical intervention. If you experience first-degree, or minor road rash, you will [...]
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