The number of people injured in bike crashes is soaring across the globe, with a growing number of riders having their lives turned upside down by a mishap on the road.
A study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine found that mountain biking accidents in the United States have increased by 1.3 million over the past three years.
In France, a similar study published last month found that the number of bike accidents in that country has more than doubled over the same period.
The study’s authors noted that while it’s not possible to say exactly how many people have died in bike accidents, they think the increase is much higher than the previous estimates.
“We know that about 2 million deaths a year are linked to road fatalities, so I would say that that’s at least 2 million more than the estimates we have from previous studies,” said Dr Jean-Pierre Voll, one of the study’s co-authors.
“What is even more important is that we know that the risk of death from these crashes is much, much higher for mountain biking than it is for cars.
The difference is that mountain bikes are being used for sport, whereas cars are being driven for commercial purposes.”
The number and types of injuries that mountain bike riders experience vary from country to country.
France has seen the most increase in fatalities in the country, with over 4,000 fatalities since 2004, with most of the deaths attributed to riding on narrow roads.
France is also the country with the highest percentage of fatal injuries, with 1 in 6 deaths.
In Germany, the country where many of the biggest brands in the world are based, a staggering 25 percent of riders have died from injuries.
In the UK, where a growing amount of cycling is taking place, the number has dropped to just over 1 in 5, but the percentage is still well above the national average.
In Canada, which has seen a recent surge in cycling popularity, the death rate is just over one in five, with deaths from all causes in the province averaging more than three per million people.
“These deaths are very, very rare and there are very few in the population that are actually killed,” said Voll.
“If you compare the number and severity of deaths from mountain biking to all other forms of traffic accidents, you can see that it’s really low, but it’s still a problem.”
The latest research comes as many people around the world continue to ride in dangerous conditions, including on roads in the most remote regions of the world.
In Africa, a study published earlier this year found that over half of all deaths on roads were due to motorcycle accidents.
In China, a recent study by the World Health Organisation found that about 4,500 people die on the roads every day due to road accidents.
However, a report by the U.K.’s Institute for Public Health and Safety (IPHS) has revealed that more than half of road fatalities are caused by cycling.
The report found that cyclists are four times more likely to be killed on a bicycle than a car, and over 50 percent of cyclist deaths are due to head-on collisions.
“Is there something that’s changing?” “
Cramton said that the numbers from the IPHS study could not be used to directly compare road safety with cycling. “
Is there something that’s changing?”
Cramton said that the numbers from the IPHS study could not be used to directly compare road safety with cycling.
However he did note that it is not uncommon for the number to increase with the amount of space people have on the bike.
“You have to have an understanding of the factors that are going on, because we know from the [IPHS] study that there is more space available on a bike,” he said.
“So it is important to have a balance between space on a road and cycling, but there is a limit.”
The study also highlighted a trend in which older people are more likely than younger people to suffer from head-over-heels injuries.
“It is the older people who are injured more than younger,” said Cramston.
“This is not a problem that we can change by any means.
But the numbers are really increasing.”
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