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Cycling's Doping Problem: A Clean Athlete's Persepective

In the wake of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal, a two-time Olympic track cyclist says she never regretted her decision not to dope because she can look back at her entire cycling career and know that everything she accomplished was clean, and be proud.

Crashing A Bike: Right Way and Wrong Way

Your child's natural reaction in a bike crash is to holding her hand out to cushion her fall, but it's the exactly the wrong way to fall, says two-time Olympic track cyclist, Erin Mirabella.

Bike Crashes: Checklist for Cycling Parents

Bike crashes are part of cycling, whether it be BMX biking, road racing, or track cycling.  Two-time Olympic track cyclist and mom, Erin Mirabella, says parents should do six things after their child falls off their bike.

Road Rash First Aid

When skin and pavement meet, you will want to be prepared to treat your child's road rash with current cleansing and dressing methods.  Here are first aid tips for the home medic.

Buying Cycling Shoes

Expert advice is recommended when buying and fitting cycling shoes.

Bicycling Safety

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that over 500,000 persons suffer bicycle-related injuries serious enough to require hospital emergency room treatment each year.

Bicycle Safety Tips

Helmets. Purchasing a bike helmet and getting your child to wear it on each ride is one of the most important things you can do for your growing child. Like childproofing your home or making sure she is buckled into a car safety seat, making bike helmet use a habit is a critical safety measure.

Replacing Athletic Shoes Recommended Even If No Signs of Excessive Wear

Because the mid-sole material of an athletic shoe takes a pounding and eventually loses its ability to provide your child's foot with adequate support or cushioning, experts, such as Dr. Michael Lowe, past President of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, and long time team podiatrist of the NBA's Utah Jazz, recommend periodic replacement of athletic shoes, even if the bottom sole shows no sign of excessive wear.

Tips On Buying Bike Helmets

Here are what experts, including the Consumer Federation of America?s child safety website, recommend when buying a bike helmet for your child...

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