The uptick in serious bike injuries occurred for both male and female cyclists, although more men get in accidents each year. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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As More Adults Pedal, Their Biking Injuries And Deaths Spike, Too

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Colombia's Nairo Quintana, wearing the best young rider's white jersey,crosses the finish line of the 19th stage of the 2015 Tour de France on Friday. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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The Cycling World May Soon Bow Down Before Nairo Quintana

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Bartender Matt Carucci told NPR in 2012 that he rarely feels safe biking in the city but often rides without a helmet anyway. "There are a lot of other ways to hurt yourself," he said. John Rose/NPR hide caption

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