Wiltshire + Trowbridge http://roadskater.net/taxonomy/term/547%20587/0 en Quick Hi from Vacation in Poole, Dorset, England http://roadskater.net/quick-hi-vacation-poole-dorset-england <p> I came back to my home County of Dorset, England, to help my parents celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. We haven't actually had the celebration yet, and hopefully we won't all kill each other before Saturday :-). </p> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="50.719939">50° 43' 11.7804" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-1.959686">1° 57' 34.8696" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=50.719939+-1.959686+%28%2C+%2C+%2C+%2C+us%29" target="_blank">Google Maps</a>, <a href="http://maps.yahoo.com/maps_result?addr=&amp;country=us" target="_blank">Yahoo! Maps</a>, <a href="http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?searchtype=address&amp;country=US&amp;address=&amp;city=&amp;state=&amp;zipcode=" target="_blank">MapQuest</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://roadskater.net/quick-hi-vacation-poole-dorset-england" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/quick-hi-vacation-poole-dorset-england#comments Roadskater.net 2008 Bournemouth Dorset Durdle Door UK England (ENG) UK Hampshire Hursley UK Lulworth Cove UK Lyme Regis UK Poole Stone Henge vacation Wiltshire Winchester http://roadskater.net/crss/node/797 50.719939 -1.959686 Thu, 31 Jul 2008 18:28:49 +0000 eebee 797 at http://roadskater.net Research suggesting that cycling with a helmet in the UK is more dangerous than without http://roadskater.net/research-suggesting-cycling-helmet-uk-more-dangerous-without <p>I stumbled on this article today.  Obviously, there are many issues around this.  But someone actually got on the road with a bike and some sensors and recorded how much room motorists gave him when he had a helmet and without.  (Also if he wore a wig to look like a female cyclist.)  The result:  cars gave more room when passing if he did not have a helmet on, suggesting that a cyclist would be more likely to get in an accident.  (Although the helmet would offer more protection, obviously.)  Anyway - it was a somewhat interesting read...</p><p><a href="http://roadskater.net/research-suggesting-cycling-helmet-uk-more-dangerous-without" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/research-suggesting-cycling-helmet-uk-more-dangerous-without#comments England (ENG) UK Gloucestershire Great Britain UK roadcycling Somerset United Kingdom (GBR) (UK) (UKM) Wiltshire Europe http://roadskater.net/crss/node/248 Tue, 12 Sep 2006 18:05:43 +0000 skatey-mark 248 at http://roadskater.net