Bradley wants compulsary helmet wearing!!!

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Bradley wants compulsary helmet wearing!!!

Postby Tonyf33 » 2 Aug 2012, 6:07am

Just heard/read Wiggins's response to the death of the cyclist by the Olmpic bus is that helmets should be compulsary, sorry but you ARE a complete and utter BERK Bradley :twisted:
PS, well done on the gold n all that :roll:


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Re: Bradley wants compulsary helmet wearing!!!

Postby Mick F » 2 Aug 2012, 7:04am

Much as I respect Wiggins, just coz he can ride a bike, doesn't mean he knows anything.
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Re: Bradley wants compulsary helmet wearing!!!

Postby kwackers » 2 Aug 2012, 7:23am

Mick F wrote:Much as I respect Wiggins, just coz he can ride a bike, doesn't mean he knows anything.

Does he *actually* ride a bike though? I mean like, everyday on the roads for normal everyday things?

I remember one famous motorcycle racer (name forgotten) didn't hold a motorcycle license.

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Re: Bradley wants compulsary helmet wearing!!!

Postby Mick F » 2 Aug 2012, 7:39am

Exactly.

I remember a quiz show many years ago. I think it was a one-off. The quiz was all about road safety, driving, road use, Highway Code etc. The contestants were all famous and something to do with driving.

Sir Sterling Moss was on the panel, and guess what? He came last! He was useless.
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Re: Bradley wants compulsary helmet wearing!!!

Postby theenglishman » 2 Aug 2012, 9:07am

kwackers wrote:Does he *actually* ride a bike though? I mean like, everyday on the roads for normal everyday things?


Oh please tell me you're more informed than you appear to be.

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Re: Bradley wants compulsary helmet wearing!!!

Postby Tacascarow » 2 Aug 2012, 9:14am

Tonyf33 wrote:Just heard/read Wiggins's response to the death of the cyclist by the Olmpic bus is that helmets should be compulsary, sorry but you ARE a complete and utter BERK Bradley :twisted:
PS, well done on the gold n all that :roll:

Is there a link to this?

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Re: Bradley wants compulsary helmet wearing!!!

Postby meic » 2 Aug 2012, 9:23am

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Re: Bradley wants compulsary helmet wearing!!!

Postby NUKe » 2 Aug 2012, 9:24am

Own Goal Wiggo :shock:
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Re: Bradley wants compulsary helmet wearing!!!

Postby kwackers » 2 Aug 2012, 9:25am

theenglishman wrote:
kwackers wrote:Does he *actually* ride a bike though? I mean like, everyday on the roads for normal everyday things?


Oh please tell me you're more informed than you appear to be.

Did you spot the question mark (i.e. this: ?)
It's a question. I have no interest in bicycle racing - at all. I mean, absolutely none. The first I heard of Wiggins was probably two weeks ago.
What I want to know is does he ride a bike, everyday, in traffic for normal things. Or is he a simply one of the many who simply blast round the roads on a weekend?

IME, there's a difference. I find utility cyclists and commuters have a different outlook on such things as opposed to weekend warriors.
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Re: Bradley wants compulsary helmet wearing!!!

Postby Guy951 » 2 Aug 2012, 9:50am

The Grauniad report, complete with quotes from Wiggins, doesn't mention helmets at all.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/aug/02/cyclist-killed-olympic-park-bus

edit to sort out inkorect spellin of "complete"
What manner of creature's this, being but half a fish and half a monster

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Re: Bradley wants compulsary helmet wearing!!!

Postby Ron » 2 Aug 2012, 9:57am

The Telegraph report does mention helmets! Which do we believe?
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/olympi ... cling.html

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Re: Bradley wants compulsary helmet wearing!!!

Postby kwackers » 2 Aug 2012, 10:02am

Ron wrote:The Telegraph report does mention helmets! Which do we believe?
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/olympi ... cling.html

He was on the TV this morning, I'd say he was almost evalengical about helmets (and music/headphones).
I doubt he realised though the guy had been crushed by a bus.

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Re: Bradley wants compulsary helmet wearing!!!

Postby Tacascarow » 2 Aug 2012, 10:04am

I wonder how much sponsorship Mr Wiggins gets from his helmet manufacturer.

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Re: Bradley wants compulsary helmet wearing!!!

Postby squeaker » 2 Aug 2012, 10:06am

This is the same Wiggins that could be seen riding around after the Olympic TT sans helmet, right :?: :roll:
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