Cycling (Biking or Bicycling) (cont.)

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Where can I find more information about biking?

Folding bikes:

http://www.dahon.com/

http://www.bikefriday.com/

http://www.birdybike.com/

Bike dealers:

http://www.cannondale.com

http://www.trekbikes.com

http://www.specialized.com/

http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-US/

http://www.schwinn.com/

http://www.raleighusa.com/

Adult trikes:

http://www.sunbicycles.com/

Bike advocacy:

http://www.bicycling.com/

http://www.transalt.org/

http://www.bikeleague.org/

http://www.adv-cycling.org/

http://www.railtrails.org/

Medically reviewed by Jonathan Miller, MD; Board Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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http://www.pedalinghistory.com/PHhistory.html

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Andersen, L.B., et al. All-cause mortality associated with physical activity during leisure time, work, sports, and cycling to work. Arch Intern Med. 2000 Jun 12;160(11):1621-8.

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Bicycle Retailer and Industry News. August 7, 2007

Matthews, C., et al. Influence of exercise, walking, cycling, and overall nonexercise physical activity on mortality in Chinese women. Am J Epidemiol. 2007 Jun 15;165(12):1343-50.

Mourier, A., et al. Mobilization of visceral adipose tissue related to the improvement in insulin sensitivity in response to physical training in NIDDM. Effects of branched-chain amino acid supplements. Diabetes Care. 1997 Mar;20(3):385-91

Robinson, D.L. No clear evidence from countries that have enforced the wearing of helmets. BMJ 2006;332:722-725 (25 March)


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/23/2014


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