For the last three years, the number of bicyclists in the U.S. has increased. More adults are picking up cycling as a means of transportation, exercise and entertainment. That's great news! More bicycles mean less pollution and healthier people. But how does the U.S. compare globally when it comes to cycling? Below is a quick look at three other countries and what cycling looks like in their cultures:
The U.S. may not have the most bicycles per capita, or the strongest biking culture. But bicycles and cycling are gaining popularity year over year. More cities are adding bike lanes to their infrastructure. You can do your part to make the U.S. more bike-friendly by getting out there on your bike! Check out some of our options if you need a new bike to get started.
2020 has undoubtedly been a tumultuous year. The COVID-19 pandemic changed our daily routines and habits, leaving many to wonder what going back to "normal" will ever look like. Companies and individuals have faced tremendous challenges, with no area of our lives left untouched by the disease.
The bicycle market saw its own unique impacts from the pandemic. Many people turned to exercise and outdoor recreation to pass the time and safely get some fresh air. As a result, bike sales increased at the same time that transporting materials became harder than ever. Here at Loco Cycles, production plans have been delayed tremendously — and we're not alone in that problem.
The world of bicycle helmets has changed a lot over the past 20 years. Now they are being designed with a range of high-tech, futuristic features you didn't even realize you needed until now. From smart helmets that alert you to approaching cars to helmets that purify the air you breathe, check out these 3 cutting-edge helmets on the market now.