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Essential ambulance equipment in Fort Collins, CO: bicycle racks

Bike rack on ambulance, from promotional video

If you ever, heaven forbid, get injured in a traffic collision while riding your bike in Fort Collins, Colorado, at least you won’t have to leave your bicycle¬†behind.

That’s because a hospital in the platinum-level bicycle-friendly community has equipped 14 ambulances with front-mounted bicycle racks.

Steve Main, director of emergency medical services for Poudre Valley …

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Florida bicyclist left for dead, fights for recovery

Craig Camlin

The Florida bicyclist who was left for dead behind a trash bin by a hit-and-run driver last December has been hospitalized since the crash but is showing signs of improvement.

Doctors took Craig Camlin, 53, off a ventilator a week ago and he is breathing on his own, says a sister, Jayne Camlin. “This is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/02/18/florida-bicyclist-left-for-dead-fights-for-recovery/

Wife looking for Good Samaritan who helped husband after bike crash

Steve Roehrs

With all the news of hit and run motorists crashing into bicyclists, it’s good to hear about someone in California who stopped for an injured bicyclist.

It was another cyclist.

Elizabeth Roehrs wants to locate and personally thank the woman who stopped to help her husband, Steve, after he crashed into a tree a couple …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2012/12/10/wife-looking-for-good-samaritan-who-helped-husband-after-bike-crash/