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Article on masks and social distancing while biking

by Jeff Roberts on Jun, 25 2020

Interesting article and advice from the NYTimes for mask-wearing while running and cycling (no subscription required).
The article references a Belgian study that recommends 10m (32ft) for slow biking and 30m (65ft) for fast biking: https://medium.com/@jurgenthoelen/belgian-dutch-study-why-in-times-of-covid-19-you-can-not-walk-run-bike-close-to-each-other-a5df19c77d08
Note that this study has not yet been peer-reviewed, so there is some controversy about the conclusions.  There’s a discussion here:

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