A bicycle, often called a bike or cycle, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other. A bicycle rider is called a cyclist, or bicyclist.Bicycles were introduced in the 19th century in Europe and, as of 2003, number more than a billion worldwide, twice as many as automobiles. They are the principal means of transportation in many regions. They also provide a popular form of recreation, and have been adapted for use as children's toys, general fitness, military and police applications, courier services, and bicycle racing.
Posts about Cycling
  • Bicyclist hit by valet driver shares safety tips for the road and the courtroom

    … A jury recently awarded our clients, Thyce and Amy Colyn, $38.25 million, after a hotel valet driver using an illegal shortcut to cross a one-way street broadsided Thyce and permanently injured him as he cycled home from work on his bike. Before the accident, the valet’s employer, Standard Parking, had started parking downtown Seattle hotel…

    Luvera Law Firm- 19 readers -
  • Chicago Bicycle Dooring Cases

    …, motorists involved in dooring incidents face stiff fines. While many traffic violations carry fines between $50 and $200 – dooring offenses cost drivers $1,000. Chicago cab drivers must have stickers on their windows that say “Look! Before Opening Your Door,” designed to help keep them aware of cyclists and cyclist safety. Although dooring…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 22 readers -