06 Jul '11, 4pm

Biking to work? 3 great tips (via @the_daily_green). How to deal with poor air quality on your ride in:

Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images related articles By Brett Israel / Environmental Health News For the first time, cycling in heavy traffic has been linked to a heart health risk, Canadian researchers reported last month. A new study found cyclists in Ottawa, Ontario, had heart irregularities in the hours after their exposure to a variety of air pollutants on busy roads. The study does not suggest that bikers would be better off driving; the health benefits of cycling far outweigh the risks from air pollution and traffic collisions relative to car driving, and drivers are exposed to more pollution in stop-and-go traffic, according to other studies. Rather, the findings point to simple solutions for a cleaner ride, such as these: Avoid bicycling on busy roads; Separate bike lanes from busy roads by as much as a block, as one study suggested, or by something as simple as plante...

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