For the sake of your health & community - keep cycling
We understand the many complex challenges of this season, and we want to partner with you for better health personally and for the community. We firmly believe in the power of the bike to heal, inspire, and serve the local transportation needs of riders across the globe - especially during this time period. It's recommended to keep your distance from others, so ride your bike. It's recommended to boost your immunity by getting outside, so ride your bike. It's recommended to be active to improve your mental health, so ride your bike. It's recommended to avoid public transportation, so ride your bike.
However, at the same time we're seeing many major races and events canceled right now. You may be wondering what cycling precautions you need to take, and how the current events should change your routines. Bicycling.com recently posted a helpful article about how to safely continue cycling through this season of social distancing.
How to Ride Safely Amid Coronavirus Concerns
While the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, causing bike races—and many other large events—to be postponed and canceled, you might be wondering what you should do for your own personal health and how this could affect your training.
We tapped David Nieman, Dr.PH., health professor at Appalachian State University and director of the Human Performance Lab at the North Carolina Research Campus, and Brian Labus, Ph.D., MPH, assistant professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, to help answer cyclists’ most frequently asked questions.