"His study was thorough, unbiased, and enlightening. Sure, it confirmed stuff we already believed, such as the fact that DOT helmets really do work. But we also learned that a cheap helmet was as effective in preventing head injuries as a pricey lid and that all the imagined downsides of helmet use (neck injuries, failure to perceive other vehicles, etc.) simply weren't issues. We learned that we were doing a poor job of making ourselves visible in traffic, that we need to keep our skills sharp if we are going to escape the dreaded left-turner, that "laying it down" was more dangerous than staying upright, that failure to use the brakes effectively would likely end in a crash from either stopping too slowly or losing control, and that even a single beer impaired us significantly.