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Safety First!

HELMETS, HELMETS, HELMETS!!!! Work Well STRONGLY recommends that you wear a helmet at ALL times while riding your bike outside. About 800 bicyclists are killed and another 500,000 end up in the emergency room each year in the United States. Wearing a helmet can reduce the risk of head injury by 85%. It’s a no-brainer!! Put your helmet on and keep that noggin safe!

Is Your Helmet Safe and Effective?

First things first…NEVER use a helmet that has a crack, is broken, or has been in a crash! Secondly, your helmet should be fit correctly to your head. Your helmet should sit level on your head and rest low on the forehead, NOT TILTED BACK. Your eyes should be able to see the edge of your helmet when looking upward. If you open your mouth, you should feel the helmet pull down on your head. When you shake your head from side to side, your helmet should not move more than ½”.  And lastly, the straps on the side of your head should form a V just under your ear lobes. This article from Harvard and the illustration provided should help:

Where To Ride!?

Find the bike paths in your city! Click your city to find your bike map:

Grand Forks        Bismarck        Fargo        Minot

Let's Get Rollin'

Log in and record your BIKE IT Challenge stats TODAY! Jump on a stationary bike or get outside and enjoy the fresh air with a free-standing bicycle.  Every time you bike, you earn points. 

Every 30 minutes of 5+ miles of biking you complete, you receive 10 points. Wear a helmet and make an easy 5 more points! Earn 100 points and claim your very own, fabulous, one-of-a-kind, brand-new, soft-to-the-touch Work Well T-Shirt.  Make it all the way to 200 points and be entered for a chance to win a Trek Verve 1 Bike from SCHEELSBONUS!! Every day you ride your bike TO or AT work, you get 10 extra points!

Need a bike? The Outpost, located inside the Wellness Center, has bicycles for rent! Click HERE for more details! 

BIKE IT Challenge runs from July 7th - August 3rdLog in today!

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