Here's an interesting response from a car forum I frequent
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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...
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...
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...
- 17 May 2009, 4:48pm
- Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
- Topic: Etape Caledonia vandalised
- Replies: 106
- Views: 10458
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...
- 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...