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Old 06-09-2011, 07:54 PM   #61
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Around here I see that bullshit all the time. Awesome bike paths all over the place, just moments from the W&OD trail, yet some dickbag has to go slow on the road, not obey any signs, and basically cause traffic issues. I'll also be walking down the street and have someone fly by on the sidewalk.

Bikes have their place, but it's not on the roads. If the road doesn't have an acceptable shoulder for you to drive on, then piss off. The picture taken I'm okay with surprisingly. Still silly not to be on the bike path, but they have a considerable amount of room, in Arlington they have maybe 6 inches of shoulder. I don't give any way either, I hold my car steady and hope they don't smack into me. I treat bicyclists a lot like deer, I try not to hit them -- but if I do they probably ran into me.
Bikes are allowed on most roads by law. I can see not driving in the lane of a road above 35mph if there is a decent amount of traffic, I try to avoid that. But if you can easily pass I'd rather be in the lane. Shoulders can be full of gravel, glass, and other debris.
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Old 06-09-2011, 07:56 PM   #62
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Why do people feel entitled to plow through people simply because they can?

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Okay I don't condone the actions of that driver but F... critical mass riders. Bunch of damn hippies riding slowly blocking the road on purpose, sometimes in the name of some "purpose" or on behalf of some activist movement. I don't wish that they get plowed, but they could all tangle up and get some mean road rash and all would be fine with me.
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My least favorite is when they use the road when they're right next to a sidewalk with no one using it. The ironic thing is they probably avoid the sidewalk because they're scared of getting stuck behind someone.
Dude? Seriously? Sidewalks? Sure if you're on some beach cruiser or something, but not on a real road bike.
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Old 06-09-2011, 08:00 PM   #64
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now you are gonna knock my photo skills? i guess it's hard to picture the line of 20 or so cars behind me braking to slow down and causing others to swerve out of the way.

i get in the city you ride on the street, they even have lanes for bikes in a lot of places in dc now, but this ain't dc, and this isn't alexandria or arlington either. this is way outside the city on a highway, with a path right next to them, to me the intelegent choice would be the path.
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Well someone is on their high horse (or bike in this case).

For me, cyclists suck because the vast majority (at least here in the DC area) have ZERO desire to follow the rules of the road like cars have do, yet they want all the respect on the road that cars get. No sir.

Also, if cyclists are riding in a group single-file on the right side of the right lane, cool. Fine with me. I'll just slide by. It's when a troop of these goofballs in their spandex are spread out 4 wide in a lane of traffic and no one can pass. Guess what? I'll be laying on the horn until you move. I've done it before, I'll do it again. They always end up getting out of the way.

Don't get me wrong, I don't go out looking for trouble with cyclists. Just the contrary. I'm into fitness and I respect the exercise and hard work they are putting in. But if you want to share the road, then do it respectfully. Stop at stop signs and red lights. Be mindful of cars needing to pass because you're moving so much slower. Use mirrors and hand signals. This doesn't happen at all around here. Take one ride down Beach Drive in MoCo on a sunny day and you'll immediately see exactly what I mean.

So yeah, until that changes, eff cyclists (most of 'em anyway- SS gets a pass because, well, he's SS).
You're mistaking road riders with city commuters.
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Uhhhhhhhhh...from your private folder?
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Becarefull mlmdub you could hit Rex or Beck!

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Old 08-03-2011, 12:01 PM   #74
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Wow...there goes his comeback in Miami.

So let me understand the incident...an SUV was cited for following a bicycle too closely?

This means...GET YOUR BIKE OFF THE ROAD!

Joey should be getting the ticket.
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Cyclists have become a protected species in LA.

"Prohibition Against Harassment of Bicyclists"

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I'm a cyclist and I enjoy the challenge of fighting off three tons of steel and plastic.
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