Cycling (Biking or Bicycling) (cont.)
Where can I find more information about biking?
http://www.bromptonbicycle.co.uk/ (may be difficult to locate a dealer near you)
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Robinson, D.L. No clear evidence from countries that have enforced the wearing of helmets.
BMJ 2006;332:722-725 (25 March)