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August 26, 2009

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BeyondDC

Right. The "walking helmet" thing is a satirical attack on the concept of biking helmets. Bike helmets are very good if you're mountain biking or racing in the Tour, but there is a growing pile of evidence that suggests they are completely unnecessary for city riding, and may actually be counter-productive.

In Copenhagen, as in most of the world outside the United States, not very many people wear bike helmets for city riding.

Copenhagenize is making the point that insisting urban cyclists wear helmets is as ridiculous as it would be to insist that pedestrians wear them.

Liz

Oh, and the running counter is just on one particular street.

Liz

The ad for the walking helmet campaign in Copenhagen? Pure sarcasm from the author of Copenhagenizel.com.

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