During a pensions strike, Paris commuters are looking for alternative ways to get to work and have turned to walking, cycling, driving and using the electric scooters that have appeared in the city in the past two years.
During the strikes, commute by bicycle and by scooter explodes. "Almost as many bikes as cars circulate in Paris", noted on Twitter the Paris City Hall. At the same time, two-wheeler crashes have increased by 40%.
And it's always the same type of people who are injured. These are people who have not cycled in a long time, who do not have good cycling habits or equipment, who ride without a helmet and lights, wearing casual city shoes. A lack of suitable equipment is not forgiving neither for cyclists nor for scooters.
It's obvious that you need to be well-equipped, and PLIXI FIT foldable helmets will be your best allies. PLIXI FIT protects you when you ride; when you arrive, you fold it in a snap of your fingers.
If you cycle in the dark, you can also find all the equipment on our website : lights, reflective stickers and bike wheel reflectors.