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Cyclist safety in numbers, not helmets

Compulsory cranium coverage reduces ridership, studies find

WAYNE GLOWACKI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS</p><p>Wearing a helmet while cycling, as Mayor Brian Bowman did while leading 25 cyclists from at Assiniboine Park to The Forks on Bike to Work Day last Friday, won’t necessarily increase your safety as much as riding in a large group will.</p>

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Wearing a helmet while cycling, as Mayor Brian Bowman did while leading 25 cyclists from at Assiniboine Park to The Forks on Bike to Work Day last Friday, won’t necessarily increase your safety as much as riding in a large group will.

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