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by iamanidiot
19 May 2009, 12:06am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Etape Caledonia vandalised
Replies: 106
Views: 10458

Re: Etape Caledonia vandalised

Here's an interesting response from a car forum I frequent :D

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by iamanidiot
18 May 2009, 7:58pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Queueing?
Replies: 22
Views: 1201

Re: Queueing?

The difference is we want to be treated like any other vehicle while we're on the road Of course, as a cyclist you stop being in charge of a vehicle and become a pedestrian when you get off and push. If it's a long queue, how do you know what's happening at the front? I'd guess that you'd be scooti...
by iamanidiot
18 May 2009, 4:25pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Queueing?
Replies: 22
Views: 1201

Re: Queueing?

If you were a pedestrian, would you stop and wait your turn will all the cars? Or would you carry on walking - possibly faster than the car queue was moving? I expect a pedestrian would go faster, and jump the queue. So what's the difference if you're on a bike? The difference is we want to be trea...
by iamanidiot
18 May 2009, 2:01am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Road Tax....
Replies: 34
Views: 1675

Re: Road Tax....

Driving a car is much less reckless than riding a superbike like a lunatic. driving a car like a what? if a lunatic, it's more reckless than on a motorbike...if sensibly, then obviously less reckless than any lunatic. what's your point :roll: Sitting on a sofa is much less dangerous than setting yo...
by iamanidiot
17 May 2009, 4:48pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Etape Caledonia vandalised
Replies: 106
Views: 10458

Re: Etape Caledonia sabotaged

I saw this. What a pathetic course of action to take. However much you are inconvenienced by closed roads you've got to see that events like that will always bring money into an area. Someone really bears a grudge against cycling. I can only suggest that the perpetrator was raped by a bicycle at som...
by iamanidiot
15 Jan 2009, 4:53pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: how cool do you think [mountain] biking is?
Replies: 18
Views: 2930

Mountain biking is trés cool. Anything you can get into the air on is a good sport :D
by iamanidiot
14 Jan 2009, 11:05pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Cyclists revenge, good stories, thoughts etc.
Replies: 224
Views: 24750

What's up chaps, new here and all that. The fact that i've jumped in in this thread probably speaks volumes but there you go. Anyway, I have had various encounters, but this one annoyed me the most: Cycling along a relatively thin part I was overtaken by a lady driving a polo. She obviously misjudge...