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by JimL
5 Nov 2013, 2:37pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Riding in a group
Replies: 36
Views: 3764

Re: Riding in a group

I think we can safely assume the beep-beep means get off my road. There is always a debate about when to single up . I tend to the view it should only be on single lane roads.When done on two lane roads it doesn't help and only encourages dangerous overtakes .Probably better to treble up in these ci...
by JimL
5 Nov 2013, 2:23pm
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: When our own President hates us!
Replies: 47
Views: 134763

Re: When our own President hates us!

I'd liked to know what he actually said rather than a selection of words presented by the press. Anyone know? Have we been duped by the press again for effect, and all jumped to the wrong conclusion? Wasn't his main qualification for the job his media savvy. He may have been quoted out of context b...
by JimL
5 Nov 2013, 2:19pm
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: When our own President hates us!
Replies: 47
Views: 134763

Re: When our own President hates us!

I have to say (so I suppose I shouldn't post in this thread) that the whole RLJing thing leaves me cold. It is an accident of history and law that cyclists commit an offence when they go through a red light whereas pedestrians don't. The motoring lobby has brought my country to the verge of destruc...
by JimL
5 Nov 2013, 12:00pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Should we correct media and public anti-cycling bias?
Replies: 10
Views: 4981

Re: Should we correct media and public anti-cycling bias?

I think it does make a difference to keep pointing out the obvious as many people are genuinely stupid.

So if you can be bothered keep challenging ignorant views but don't get too het up.