By Lindsey Wallace
I’m done wearing a bike helmet.
Now, don’t hold me to that. Maybe I’ll want one in the winter when the roads are icy. Maybe I’ll be required to wear one on a group ride. Maybe I’ll travel cross-country, planning to bike on deserted roads. But when it comes to casual riding, I’m done.
At the conference I attended last week, I mentioned, “I don’t wear a helmet, and I’m a public health professional,” to audible gasps and laughter.
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Lindsey Wallace is a diehard Minnesotan and member of the Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee. The full essay appears on bikinginmpls.com.