Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Cycling around Shreveport streets with your hair flying in the breeze? Check a TED talk by Mikael-Colville Andersen: "Why we shouldn't wear bike helmets"

Velo Dendro Shreveport, 2010 by trudeau
Velo Dendro Shreveport, 2010, a photo by trudeau on Flickr.

In a clever TED talk called "Why we shouldn't wear bike helmets," Mikael-Colville Andersen says, among many things, that helmets are part of the culture of fear and commerce. His ultimate goal, btw, is to get more people on bikes.

Thanks to bicycle commuter Maurice Loridans for the citation. He also recommends the colorful site

Love it.

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