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Boy, 15, charged with attempted murder after woman cyclist stabbed in

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 56 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A 15-year-old boy is to appear in court charged with the attempted murder of a female cyclist. The victim, in her 40s, told officers she was approached and stabbed as she cycled in Approach Close, Stoke Newington at 11.15pm on June 23. Th

London cyclist deaths hit record low

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 58 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The number of cyclists killed on London’s roads fell to its lowest on record in 2021, figures from Transport for London (TfL) show. The number of people killed while cycling in London in 2021 was down by 40% on the 2005-2009 average, fr

Cyclist killed after being struck by van driver during time trial

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A 52-year-old cyclist was killed on Sunday morning after being struck by a van driver while competing in the East District 50-mile time trial championship. Cheryl Tye, a keen triathlete and cyclist, and member of Plomesgate Cycling Club, w

Re: 'Blatant muppet' dad has car seized soon after son's bike taken (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Hour 2 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

1 day ago Just need to catch those bikes with petrol engines mounted on them as well. As to the muppets perhaps they might think in future, but both probably incapable of intelligent thoughts.

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_collision_o (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Hour 4 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Not a patch on head injuries suffered by car occupants though. See: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FWa3FtRXgAEfmFN?format=jpg&name=medium

Re: Cornwall police on e-bikes 'more visible to communities' (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Hour 7 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: As well as helping police get closer to communities, Devon and Cornwall Police said the bikes were helping the force cut its carbon emissions. ENDS Glad to see so many bodies accepting that there is a pressing need to cut emissions

Re: 'Blatant muppet' dad has car seized soon after son's bike taken (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Hour 48 Minutes ago by: Spike

And you're excited by this for what reason?

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_coll (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Hour 49 Minutes ago by: Spike

In that case cycle helmets need to be improved.

Re: Cornwall police on e-bikes 'more visible to communities' (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Hour 51 Minutes ago by: Spike

You're experienced in interactions with the police,then?

Chris Boardman confirmed as permanent National Active Travel Commissioner

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 36 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Chris Boardman has been confirmed as the permanent head of Active Travel England, the governmental body tasked with implementing the Gear Change strategy, after serving as its interim commissioner since January. The former world and Olympi

Re: 'Blatant muppet' dad has car seized soon after son's bike taken (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 42 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

1 day ago All i can say is this......"like father like son". 🙄😃

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_collision_o (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 43 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

2% of all head injuries are among pedestrians - same as cyclists.

Re: Cornwall police on e-bikes 'more visible to communities' (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 45 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Police in Cornwall using electric bikes instead of patrolling in vehicles are more visible and interacting more with people, a senior officer says. ENDS Face to face interactions are much better than gliding by in a tin box with the

Re: Tense Edinburgh video shows cyclist and driver in stand-off (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 47 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I wouldn't know as that entity has been in my killfile for eleven years.

Re: 'Blatant muppet' dad has car seized soon after son's bike taken (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Hours 57 Minutes ago by: Spike

They could bring in the same thing for cycles being used illegally - so what would you think of that? Better than a fine or a slapped wrist!

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_coll (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Hours 59 Minutes ago by: Spike

Why don't you ask her?

Re: Cornwall police on e-bikes 'more visible to communities' (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Hours ago by: Spike

You seem to live on a planet that has unusual laws of physics.

Re: Tense Edinburgh video shows cyclist and driver in stand-off (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Hours 5 Minutes ago by: Spike

Then who or what should use Avro Way, Melksham?

(PDF) Operative Techniques in Gynecologic Surgery by Nakajima

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Hours 27 Minutes ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Operative Techniques in Gynecologic Surgery by Nakajima (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/pdf-operative-techniques-in-gynecologic-surgery-by-nakajima/

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_collision_o (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Hours 27 Minutes ago by: Mike Collins

Was the Nurse wearing a helmet?

Re: Cornwall police on e-bikes 'more visible to communities' (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Hours 32 Minutes ago by: Mike Collins

If they wear dark clothing and have no lights motorists can see them from thousands of miles. If, however, they wear high viz clothing and are lit up like a knocking shop on payday they are invisible.

Re: 'Blatant muppet' dad has car seized soon after son's bike taken (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Hours 45 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

1 day ago Confiscation of vehicles being used illegally is the way forward. I am informed by a Greek friend that it is common practice "back home". Better than a fine or a slapped wrist!

Re: 'Blatant muppet' dad has car seized soon after son's fairy-bike (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Hours 4 Minutes ago by: JNugent

"Purporting to drive while being nothing more than a mere fairy-cyclist". It has a certain ring to it, doesn't it?

Lone_female_cyclists_are_“being_targeted”,_says_

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Hours 35 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Usual driver's MOA. A leading British cyclist has warned women not to cycle alone in less busy areas, after she was recently attacked on two separate occasions while training on her own. Jennifer George, a two-time Scottish road race cham

Re: Tense Edinburgh video shows cyclist and driver in stand-off (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 20 Hours 12 Minutes ago by: Mike Collins

Nugents will tell us Leith WALK means only pedestrians can use that road. I wonder what he will make of Cycle Road, Nottingham.

Tense Edinburgh video shows cyclist and driver in stand-off trying to

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Hours 20 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Video footage of a cyclist and driver locked in a heated exchange on Leith Walk has emerged on social media. The footage shows a cyclist and motorist shouting at one another as they hold up traffic on the busy city centre road. The drama s

Re: 'Blatant muppet' dad has car seized soon after son's bike taken (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Hours 22 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

1 day ago QUOTE: Hope they both end up in court so we can know their names etc .. and embarrass the hell out of them 😂 ENDS Driving without a licence would be a court case at least - don't know about the bike.

Re: 'Blatant muppet' dad has car seized soon after son's fairy-bike (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Hours 37 Minutes ago by: JNugent

Of course. He's nothing but a fairy-cyclist. Glad you agree.

Re: 'Blatant muppet' dad has car seized soon after son's bike taken (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: "As we were leaving the area the male's father has turned up in a vehicle and flagged us down. It turns out he hasn't got a valid driving licence and so we seized his wheels as well." ENDS What a total plonker - flags down a copper

Re: Cornwall police on e-bikes 'more visible to communities' (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: > "People are stopping them in the street to talk to them and they can get into areas they wouldn't get otherwise if they were in a vehicle." ENDS Of course they can get into areas that cars cannot - just like all bikes can.

Re: Windsor & Maidenhead Council looking to improve walking & cycling (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: It was also used to identify and prioritise opportunities for targeted investment in cycle facilities, accessible walking routes and pedestrian spaces, temporary road closures at schools (school streets), and people-friendly streets

Pious Hopes: Windsor and Maidenhead

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 5 Hours ago by: Spike

THE council is investigating four areas to improve walking and cycling within the Royal Borough. [...] The plans are a part of the council’s 10-year local walking and cycling infrastructure plan (LCWIP), which was agreed upon by seni

Re: 'Blatant muppet' dad has car seized soon after son's bike taken (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 5 Hours ago by: Spike

<https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/nottingham-news/dad-son-vehicles-seized-nottinghamshire-7258986> Weren't electric bikes going to Save The World? What happened?

Re: Cornwall police on e-bikes 'more visible to communities' (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 5 Hours ago by: Spike

How does someone on a stupid bicycle have 'more visibility' than a large estate car done out in dayglo blue and yellow and having loud two-tones and blue flashing lights?

(PDF) Complications of Urologic Surgery - Diagnosis, Prevention by

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 7 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Complications of Urologic Surgery - Diagnosis, Prevention by Samir S. Taneja (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/pdf-complications-of-urologic-surgery-diagnosis-prevention-by-samir-s-

Re: Cornwall police on e-bikes 'more visible to communities' (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 14 Hours ago by: JNugent

So fairy-bikes aren't vehicles. You read it here!

Re: 'Blatant muppet' fully qualified-fairy-cyclist dad has car seized (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 14 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re: Windsor & Maidenhead Council looking to improve walking & (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 14 Hours ago by: JNugent

But will Datchet fairy-cyclists stop and hgive way to pedestrians on the crossings? Unlikely, it has to be admitted.

Windsor & Maidenhead Council looking to improve walking & cycling 3

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

THE council is investigating four areas to improve walking and cycling within the Royal Borough. A number of improvements could be made around the borough using the £1..5m the council agreed to set aside within its walking and cycling ca

Cycling can help save you money, boost your mood and improve your

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

It’s been a year full of ups and downs. Recent surveys show that wellbeing in UK households is suffering from the cost-of-living crisis, as people worry about not being able to provide enough for loved ones. But the increase in fuel pric

'Blatant muppet' dad has car seized soon after son's bike taken by

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A dad and son had their vehicles seized on the same day by police, with one social media user labelling the dad a 'blatant muppet'. The first to be caught by officers was the young man who was riding an electric bike in the Top Valley area

Cycle advocacy group Go Velo hits 60,000 rider milestone for training courses

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Cycle training provider Go Velo has announced it has trained up 60,000 riders since its inception. Founded in 2009, Go Velo is a team of instructors and tutors who offer cycle training to adults and children in the UK. On Monday, 27th J

London retailer Velorution offering free battery charging to e-bike riders

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The London e-bike and urban cycling specialist Velorution has announced a new initiative across its stores, offering free battery charging for e-bike riders. Velorution, a premium urban lifestyle cycling retailer, has four stores across Lo

Cornwall police on e-bikes 'more visible to communities'

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Police in Cornwall using electric bikes instead of patrolling in vehicles are more visible and interacting more with people, a senior officer says. Officers are using the e-bikes in a scheme with Cornwall Council, funded by the Department

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_collision_o (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Rectangular and blue = no legal power at all. https://www.cycling-embassy.org.uk/sites/cycling-embassy.org.uk/files/styles/max_resolution/public/Cyclists%20Dismount%20Sign.gif?itok=au9i58Py

Why are cyclists faring so badly in London?

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 21 Hours ago by: Spike

TRIGGER WARNING CONTAINS SIMPLE ARITHMETIC AND PROPORTIONS CYCLISTS AND SENSITIVE PERSONS BEWARE Proportions: 2020: cycle deaths.....6 or 6.25% of all road deaths (96) all other road deaths: 90 2021: cycle deaths.....10 or 13.3% of

Do as WE say, not as WE do...

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Yesterday I spent some time sitting on a memorial bench dedicated to someone who died at the age of 21, the seat being located at the edge of a shared (but not divided) pedestrian and cycle path that was about as wide as normal road lane.

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_co (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_collision_o (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 22 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: The narrow crossroads has been tightened due to “emergency electrical works” and large red “cyclist diversion” signs are pointing riders around a small worksite. ENDS Glad to see that the non legal "cyclists dismount" sign

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_co (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days ago by: JNugent

As Mason can tell you, similar things are not entirely unknown.

Re: Cyclist in her 50s dies in A11 crash (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Surely you are not asking for drivers to dob in their fellow law breakers, are you?

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_collision_o (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: The street was closed at the junction of Delancey Street and Arlington Road where roadworks are currently blocking a cycle lane – around 3.45pm. ENDS Ah - you've spotted the source of the problem then - well done.

Re: Number of cyclists killed, injured on London roads jumps up (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: We will struggle to get people out of their cars and choosing to walk and cycling if they are at risk of serious injury particularly from speeding vehicles.” ENDS Crack down on the speeding criminals then - more cameras please.

Re: Cyclist in her 50s dies in A11 crash (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

In what way is it 'unfair'?

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_coll (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

Which is relevant in what way?

Re: Number of cyclists killed, injured on London roads jumps up (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

So, cycling has grown, allegedly, and so have injuries. How does 'safety in numbers' apply to that?

Re: Cyclist in her 50s dies in A11 crash (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A claim often levelled at "Cycling Mikey", unfairly.

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_collision_o (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Correction - there was a series of "accidents" involving motorcycles at the same spot.

Re: Cyclist in her 50s dies in A11 crash (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

You're comparing Apples with Oranges again. Video of a crash is not the same as video of a not-crash.

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_coll (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

Are you saying it was deliberate?

Re: Number of cyclists killed, injured on London roads jumps up (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: TfL said the increase in injuries partly reflects the growth in popularity of cycling, with the number of road journeys made by bike almost doubling to four per cent. ENDS That's good news - safety in numbers.

Re:_Driver_spared_jail_after_killing_cyclist_in_“m (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

chrisonatrike replied to ejocs | 2927 posts | 16 hours ago 1 like Agree to the actually enforcing the law so there's more than a passing chance of picking up on offenses. Even where these are "minor". Several (e.g. speed, mobile use,

Re: Judges to hand out life sentences to dangerous drivers from this week

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

No mention of dumb drivers being allowed on juries.

Re: Cyclist in her 50s dies in A11 crash (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

See - sending in footage to the police is not "sneaky" if drivers do it.

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_collision_o (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Motorcyclist Alphonsus Gerard Stevens was killed in a collision at the exact spot in 2008, one in a series of accidents there. ENDS Are you sure that it was really an "accident" though?

Hundreds_of_miles_of_‘quiet_lanes’_developed_to_

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

More than 250 miles of “quiet lanes” have been established in Suffolk, for the benefit of riders, cyclists and walkers. Thanks to Suffolk County Council funding, and work from country, district and parish councils, as well as an army o

Comparing Apples with Oranges...

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

A big increase in the number of cyclists being killed or seriously injured on London roads was revealed on Monday. The number of cyclist fatalities increased from six to 10 last year, compared with the 2021 calendar year, while the numbe

Re: Number of cyclists killed, injured on London roads jumps up (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

The "lowest annual number on record"? So cyclists are doing something wrong. "Four per cent" of *what*? Certainly not 4% of mileage travelled per person. That is likely to be well under 1%. One easy way to reduce the number of KSI

Re:_Driver_spared_jail_after_killing_cyclist_in_“ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

Given the proportions of cyclists that mow people down and then b*gger off, this post is a little hypocritical.

Re: Judges to hand out life sentences to dangerous drivers from this

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

Give the criminal cyclists a taste of what the relatives of the dead have to endure.

Oxfordshire County Council to attain the impossible by 2050

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

Oxfordshire County Council has set targets of a 25 per cent cut in casualties by 2026, 50 per cent by 2030, and eliminating all road deaths and serious injuries by 2050. A spokesperson said "a commitment to minimising deaths on our roads h

Re: Cyclist in her 50s dies in A11 crash (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

Why would anyone be using a bicycle on a road like that (a motorway or autobahn in all but name)? <https://images.cm.archant.co.uk/resource/image/9098576/landscape_ratio16x9/640/360/9904424478804541eff5a7eecb0ff7f3/QM/a11-closed-after-s

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_coll (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

You shouldn't listen to the Cycle Fairy. Line your cycle helmet with tinfoil.

Cyclist in her 50s dies in A11 crash

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A cyclist in her 50s has died following a crash on the A11. Emergency services were called to Roudham at 9.40am on Sunday, June 26, following a collision which involved a blue Citroen Dispatch van and a bike. The cyclist, a woman in her

Number of cyclists killed, injured on London roads jumps up

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A big increase in the number of cyclists being killed or seriously injured on London roads was revealed on Monday. The number of cyclist fatalities increased from six to 10 last year, compared with the 2021 calendar year, while the number

Re:_Driver_spared_jail_after_killing_cyclist_in_“m (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

brooksby | 9723 posts | 28 min ago 1 like Is it cynical of me to question the sincerity of these people who claim to be utterly remorseful? Do they mean they truly are sorry, or do they mean they truly are sorry that they were caught and

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now?”_Sh (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Common assault, Mikey - if less than six months old, can still be reported. Someone else pointed out a potential MOT offence as well, depending on when the video was taken.

Re:_Driver_spared_jail_after_killing_cyclist_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

To be fair, no-one has suggested that is IS healthy.

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

+1.

Re: Judges to hand out life sentences to dangerous drivers from this week

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: The tougher penalties are designed to better reflect the misery lethal driving can leave in its wake. ENDS Quite so - give the criminal drivers a taste of what the relatives of the dead have to endure.

Re: Judges to hand out life sentences to dangerous drivers from this

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

Why? Haven't they bothered to repair their windscreen wipers YET, even after all those years?

Oxford County Council vows to eliminate road deaths and serious

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Oxfordshire County Council has set targets of a 25 per cent cut in casualties by 2026, 50 per cent by 2030, and eliminating all road deaths and serious injuries by 2050. A spokesperson said "a commitment to minimising deaths on our roads ha

Re: Judges to hand out life sentences to dangerous drivers from this

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

You've sussed out Mason, then.

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now?”_Sh (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

If this video was handed to the police, do you really believe they would circulate it? If they charged him for violent behaviour and wanted to use it in a campaign against Road Rage and driving in approriate footwear, then yes they p

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_collision_o (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: A truck that had tried to mount the kerb to get around the crash site. ENDS We are always told that drivers never mount the kerbs. Lies again.

Re:_Drivers’_fury_as_man_chains_WHEELIE_BIN_to_roa (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Yes but these obese and unfit drivers might have to *walk* a few hundred metres -- can't they get a taxi

Re: Judges to hand out life sentences to dangerous drivers from this week

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Judges will begin handing out life sentences for road killers from Tuesday. The new maximum penalty replaces the current 14 years for causing death by dangerous driving. And careless drivers who kill under the influence of drink

Re:_Driver_fined_£1,100_for_passing_cyclist_in_Brid (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: "This has already cost me about £4,500 with the money for the court and the solicitor. It doesn't make sense to me." ENDS You should have asked for a grown up to translate it into chav speak then.

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Does that include "GET OUT OF THE FUCKING WAY I'M NOT STOPPING"?

Re:_‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_coll (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Ah! So it wasn't Alder Hey hospital, then. <https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/drunk-cyclist-knocks-nurse-unconscious-24303327>

Re:_Drivers’_fury_as_man_chains_WHEELIE_BIN_to_ro (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Cycles not used in designated areas to be taken away and crushed.

Re: Judges to hand out life sentences to dangerous drivers from this

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

AND APPLY THEM TO CYCLISTS!

Re:_Driver_fined_£1,100_for_passing_cyclist_in_Bri (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

WARNING REPEAT POSTING OF CASE!

Re: Judges to hand out life sentences to dangerous drivers from this

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Only the socially brain-dead could think that, SHE IS JUST AS DEAD AS IF IT WAS YESTERDAY

Cutting corners - all right for some...

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

A recent You Tube video showed half-a-dozen cycling violations in a 15 minute period - cycling on the pavement, RLJing, no lights, etc etc - but perhaps the best one was as the videoing car approached a T-junction, a cyclist came round the

Re:_Driver_spared_jail_after_killing_cyclist_in_“m (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

IanMSpencer | 639 posts | 13 hours ago 6 likes I wonder what the impact would be on driving standards of licences were withdrawn for far longer periods. How about if the starting point for a driving ban involving death or serious injury

Re:_Driver_spared_jail_after_killing_cyclist_in_“ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

On 26/06/2022 15:55, swldx...@gmail.com wrote "I suspect it would be ..." is making a 'case' by piling supposition on supposition, and so has no worth whatsoever. Why do cyclists live in a fantasy world of make-believe? It's not healthy.

Re: It's OFFICIAL: cycling is anti-social... (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

We need more cycling bans like this.

Re: Pedestrian knocks cyclist unconscious... (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Two hundred quid FINE for dangerous cycling?? That's a sick joke. He should have got JAIL for that incident.

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now?”_Sh (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The idea that in a queue there is no risk from phone use is nonsense. There's much research, as you know of course, that shows that the effects of taking a call or sending messages whilst stationary impair driving for many minutes af

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

[...] Perhaps he picks easy targets, because the key ones are too difficult. What's Mickey va Erp's [SIC] view on drunk cyclists? Or cyclists that kill?

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now?”_Sh (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Avatar OldRidgeback | 4076 posts | 1 day ago 6 likes Roid rage by the looks of it. Threatening behaviour is a criminal offence as is assault.

Re: Firefighters delayed by Low Traffic Neighbourhood... because (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Sriracha replied to ktache | 3307 posts | 3 days ago 3 likes Logic would say that an emergency vehicle is going to make quicker progress along a street with next to no traffic than one jammed solid. So whatever gave you the impression th

Re: Near Miss of the Day 790: Taxi driver makes punishment pass (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

hirsute | 5811 posts | 2 days ago 3 likes And then they turned off making no real progress. I feel dizzy watching that !

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Wasn't there a case of a cyclist blame-shifting his fall onto a pedestrian, because he couldn't unclip himself? Silly fool that he was (and might still be).

(PDF) Johns Hopkins Textbook of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2nd Edition by

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Posted: 2 Days 9 Hours ago by: Hester Holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Johns Hopkins Textbook of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2nd Edition by David Yuh (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/pdf-johns-hopkins-textbook-of-cardiothoracic-surgery-2nd-edition-by-david

Re: Firefighters delayed by Low Traffic Neighbourhood... because (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

"handy work"? Really? probably an exaggeration) of road.cc's "writers". Well, that's certainly rubbish, isn't it? You've just posted a counter-case. Idiots...

Re: Near Miss of the Day 790: Taxi driver makes punishment pass (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Perhaps they just like telling the truth?

Re: Near Miss of the Day 790: Taxi driver makes punishment pass (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Ooh! DON'T for God's sake mention private ambulances to Mason! You'll embarrass him. Oh... too late.

Re: Mechanic escapes driving ban after cutting corner straight into cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 17 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Aberdeencyclist | 30 posts | 1 hour ago 4 likes Cannot believe the "blinded by the sun" defence is even allowed . The guy is in his late 40s , he's driven more than enough years to realise that big thing in the sky can occasionally blind

Man 'punched eight or nine times' by cyclist in horrific Dublin

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Posted: 2 Days 18 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

One man joined Joe Duffy on Liveline this afternoon to discuss the moment he was allegedly attacked near the RTE studios in Donnybrook by a cyclist. 'Mark' told the RTE host that he was attacked by a cyclist at 6:45am this morning whilst

"Will bearded cyclist of Marygate please accept my apology"

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Posted: 2 Days 18 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

"Will the bearded cyclist of Marygate please accept my apology" ON Wednesday evening, June 16, at about 9.20 pm I walked into the Marygate Car Park from Marygate Lane where I met my friend as he was leaving the car park on his bicycle. H

‘Cyclist_left_in_hospital’_after_collision_on_di

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Posted: 2 Days 18 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A CYCLIST was rushed to hospital yesterday afternoon (Wednesday) following a serious collision on a diversion route through Camden Town. The street was closed at the junction of Delancey Street and Arlington Road where roadworks are curr

Bristol cyclist finishes mammoth 30,000km challenge

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Posted: 2 Days 19 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A cyclist who was diagnosed with a terminal form of cancer has finished a mammoth 30,000km (18,641m) challenge. Luke Grenfell-Shaw, from Bristol, decided to start his journey after being diagnosed with stage four cancer in 2018 at aged 24-

Re:_Drivers’_fury_as_man_chains_WHEELIE_BIN_to_roa (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 19 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Vehicles not parked in designated areas to be towed away and crushed.

Re:_Drivers’_fury_as_man_chains_WHEELIE_BIN_to_ (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 19 Hours ago by: JNugent

Not at all, lots of people take the very straightforward and highly logical line: No private (ie, off-road) parking space at or near your home? No keeping of a motor vehicle, then.

Driver_fined_£1,100_for_passing_cyclist_in_Bridgend

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Posted: 2 Days 19 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A motorist has been ordered to pay more than £1,800 after passing a cyclist too closely. Wayne Humphreys, 77, was fined and given four penalty points for failing to leave enough space in his Audi Q8. Road safety partnership GoSafe said t

Re: Judges to hand out life sentences to dangerous drivers from this

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Posted: 2 Days 19 Hours ago by: JNugent

Is she not really dead, then? Did the cyclist not really kill her? Did he not bellow a threat to mow down any pedestrian unlucky enough to be in his path?

It's OFFICIAL: cycling is anti-social...

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Posted: 2 Days 19 Hours ago by: JNugent

<https://ibb.co/61tmP9J> [Quite safe for work]

Pedestrian knocks cyclist unconscious...

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Posted: 2 Days 19 Hours ago by: JNugent

<https://ibb.co/VpPKSNH> [Safe for work - it's a news report.]

Re:_Driver_spared_jail_after_killing_cyclist_in_“m (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

ejocs | 55 posts | 2 hours ago 3 likes This will likely be an unpopular opinion, but I'm not that bothered by the suspended sentence as I'm not able to identify any social good that would be accomplished by incarcerating the driver (at c

Re:_Driver_spared_jail_after_killing_cyclist_in_“m (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

chrisonatrike | 2911 posts | 2 hours ago 1 like Turning heel for a moment - from the "normal person's" perspective it would seem bizarre to punish the driver at all. Any evidence of intent? No. Did the driver have any "previous"? Appa

Re:_Driver_spared_jail_after_killing_cyclist_in_ (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

Why? And according to whom? [I mean someone of importance, of course. Not a maniac who objects to undertakers going about their work with dignity and respect for their charges.] If you have to ask, there's no way that you would ever

Mechanic escapes driving ban after cutting corner straight into cyclist

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Posted: 2 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A mechanic has avoided a driving ban after cutting a corner and hitting a cyclist “head on”, in what his lawyer has described as a “minor and momentary error of judgement”. Clive Anstey, who owns a garage in Chippenham, Wiltshire,

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now?”_Sh (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

chrisonatrike replied to Non Tribal Peddler | 2909 posts | 1 day ago 5 likes Well, I don't subscribe to a Mikey channel. Is he making money off the clicks somewhere? Moreover there is no us (link is external). But haters gonna hate a

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

Why does he take out his temper on non-drunk "motorists"? Are the drunk ones too likely to fight back?

Re:_Driver_spared_jail_after_killing_cyclist_in_“m (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

chrisonatrike replied to Sriracha | 2909 posts | 27 min ago 0 likes Kinda points to "system" or "design issues" then, no? Where the question should not be "is this safe for use by a careful, competent driver?" but "is this safe for use b

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

Perhaps his feet should be clipped to the accelerator and brake? Might as well. After all, he can't fall sideways.

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 23 Hours ago by: Spike

It is to be hoped that the relatives of those killed by cyclists do not display the same 'motivation' as 'Mickey va Erp'[SIC].

Re:_Driver_spared_jail_after_killing_cyclist_in_“ (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 23 Hours ago by: Spike

Cyclists don't have 'momentary lapses', then? What saints they must be. The driver could have got away with a £2000 fine - if he was a cyclist.

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now?”_Sh (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Mungecrundle replied to Non Tribal Peddler | 2657 posts | 1 day ago 17 likes I have personal experience of the 0mph phone user as a pedestrian at a zebra crossing. Cars stopped both sides, the driver 'upstream' stationary but looking at

Re:_Driver_spared_jail_after_killing_cyclist_in_“m (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

HoarseMann | 1662 posts | 1 hour ago 4 likes It's time to stop using a 'momentary lapse of concentration' as a defence. Even if this lapse did only occur at the most critical moment (which is highly unlikely), it's still an abject failur

Dept of Transport: revenue NOT an objective of civil enforcement

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Posted: 3 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

Please do not fall about laughing at these pious hopes... Department for Transport guidance covering moving traffic violations - including cycle lane infringement - states 'raising revenue should not be an objective of civil enforcement o

New sentences for road killers but NOT cyclists

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Posted: 3 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

Judges will begin handing out life sentences for [SOME] road killers from Tuesday. The new maximum penalty replaces the current 14 years for causing death by dangerous driving. And careless drivers who kill under the influence of drink o

No_mere_£2000_fine_for_this_driver_-_unlike_CYCLIST_

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Posted: 3 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

A motorist who killed a cyclist after “inexplicably” cutting across her path has been given a suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to causing death by careless driving. The Manchester Evening News reports (link is external

Driver_spared_jail_after_killing_cyclist_in_“momen

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Posted: 3 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Pathetic sentence again. A motorist who killed a cyclist after “inexplicably” cutting across her path has been given a suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to causing death by careless driving. The Manchester Evening News r

Re:_Drivers’_fury_as_man_chains_WHEELIE_BIN_to_roa (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Cue "war on the poor oppressed great british driver" editorial in the gammon press.

London drivers told to brace for swelling Khan's coffers

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Posted: 3 Days 6 Hours ago by: Spike

Motorists across London face £130 fines from Monday morning for placing a wheel in a cycle lane or edging into a box junction while in traffic. Transport for London and locals councils have been given new powers from the Government to en

Non-Event of the Day 791: Not even reported to POLICE (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 6 Hours ago by: Spike

Re:_Drivers’_fury_as_man_chains_WHEELIE_BIN_to_ro (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 6 Hours ago by: Spike

I propose a cycling tax...

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now? (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 6 Hours ago by: Spike

Cyclist looking at phone faceplants into gate, loses many teeth: <https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5385615/Cyclist-phone-loses-teeth-slams-gate.html> Cyclist using device faceplants into car: <http://cycling.today/cyclist-inex

(PDF) Female Cosmetic Genital Surgery - Concepts, classification by Hamori

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Posted: 3 Days 6 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Female Cosmetic Genital Surgery - Concepts, classification by Hamori (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/pdf-female-cosmetic-genital-surgery-concepts-classification-by-hamori/

Londoners_told_to_brace_for_‘war_on_motorists’_a

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Posted: 3 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Motorists across London face £130 fines from Monday morning for placing a wheel in a cycle lane or edging into a box junction while in traffic. Transport for London and locals councils have been given new powers from the Government to en

Near_Miss_of_the_Day_791:_“Careful_lad,”_says_va

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Posted: 3 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

“Careful, lad”: Not a remark any cyclist wishes to hear following a close call with a motorist, but especially not coming from a driver brazenly parked in a cycle lane… Pulled up on the bike lane, on double yellow lines, and blockin

Re: Near Miss of the Day 790: Taxi driver makes punishment pass (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

AlsoSomniloquism | 3446 posts | 18 hours ago 2 likes Lots of traffic in the other lanes which is why he needed to use the bus lane so urgently. I reckon he is applying for a job in london and needed something on his CV so the LTDA accept

Re: Drivers’ fury as man chains WHEELIE BIN to (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 23 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

I propose a parking tax, which you pay if you have more vehicles than can be parked on your own property. The money raised would be used to maintain neighbourhood park&ride schemes in areas with limited on-street parking, so residents co

Re: Near Miss of the Day 790: Taxi driver makes punishment pass (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 23 Hours ago by: Spike

The car was described as 'stationary' perhaps because it wasn't moving... Cyclists, eh?

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now?”_Sh (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

giff77 replied to Non Tribal Peddler | 1762 posts | 17 hours ago 11 likes And yet another individual who is clueless to what vigilantism is. Mikey isn't being judge, jury and executioner. He's reporting individuals who are a danger to al

Re: Near Miss of the Day 790: Taxi driver makes punishment pass (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

TriTaxMan | 727 posts | 1 hour ago 0 likes On a bit of an aside. Brighton and Hove Police are outshining themselves with their victim blaming. Edit - [This wasn't me/my partner involved - just something I found on twitter] "We are appe

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days ago by: Spike

Perhaps he should have worn cycling shoes...

Re: Near Miss of the Day 790: Taxi driver makes punishment pass (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days ago by: Spike

I know someone who doesn't like Private Ambulances much...

Re: Near Miss of the Day 790: Taxi driver makes punishment pass (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

HoarseMann | 1657 posts | 11 hours ago 1 like Not sure this is a taxi. The vehicle doesn't appear on the list of registered taxis (link is external) in Oxford, plus one of the vehicles at their depot (link is external) has "Private Ambula

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now?”_Sh (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

mitsky | 32 posts | 16 min ago 0 likes The incident apparently occurred recently in June 2022. NGZ 7236 is showing as having an expired MOT. Worth reporting for that alone, as it could also potentially mean it was driving without vali

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

As a human being, I fully endorse the search for a knight in shining armour to campaign to rid the pavements and pedestrian areas of dangerous cyclists, and thank him in advance for his efforts in the face threats, attempted intimidatio

Non-Event of the Day 790: Cyclist 'thinks' so involves POLICE

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Posted: 4 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

We’re heading into Oxford along the A40 for today’s video in our Near Miss of the Day feature in which the cyclist strongly [^suspects^] he was on the receiving end of a ‘punishment pass’ from a taxi driver who made a very close

Near Miss of the Day 790: Taxi driver makes punishment pass

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Posted: 4 Days 17 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

We’re heading into Oxford along the A40 for today’s video in our Near Miss of the Day feature in which the cyclist strongly suspects he was on the receiving end of a ‘punishment pass’ from a taxi driver who made a very close overta

Wigan schoolboy will wave off cyclists at fifth annual bike ride in

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The fifth annual cycle ride from Southport to Abram is inspired by 11-year-old Olly Johnson, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia at the age of two. He needed treatment for three years before going into remission, and is no

Thousands saddle up for lifesaving research at the return of the

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, joined thousands of cyclists pedalling to triumph at our London to Brighton Bike Ride, together raising an incredible millions for our lifesaving research. The iconic cycling event returned yesterday on Fa

Positive chain reaction for young people thanks to new bike scheme

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A new scheme has been launched to give young people free use of bikes to help put them on the road to a brighter future. It’s part of a package of measures put together by Gwynedd-based charity, GISDA – which supports vulnerable young

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now?”_Sh (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Mungecrundle | 2653 posts | 23 min ago 2 likes As a motorist, cyclist, pedestrian and occasional scooter rider (legal hire scheme type), I fully endorse CMs campaign to rid the road of dangerous drivers and thank him for his efforts in t

Re: Cyclist not arrested for verbal exchange (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Presumably the cycle did not press charges.

Re:_“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now?”_Sh (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

hirsute | 5794 posts | 19 min ago 1 like Drives a 2.5T vehicle with flips flops. How is he going to control that ? I doubt he will be prosecuted, but I'd hope he'd get a letter advising him that it is not safe. And without an MOT

Driver behaves like cyclists

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

“How would you like to be on camera now, Mikey?” That’s the question a shirtless Range Rover driver posed [...] “I’ll put your face all over the internet now, you f*ck*ng c***,” he said [...] “I feel like smashing your fa

Re: Firefighters delayed by Low Traffic Neighbourhood... because (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Avatar ktache | 4773 posts | 22 hours ago 4 likes I thought that the anti-LTN lot were most concerned about the speed of emergency services.

Re:_“PLEASE_MOTORISTS,_CALM_DOWN_AND_THINK”_–_ (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: “Firstly, having spoken to numerous friends and work colleagues, everyone I speak with agrees that anti-social driving has unfortunately increased over the last few years. Not sure why this anti-social behaviour is increasing on ou

How to put your point across - not - using Latin (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

If you must... [1] [Anecdata] [2] Argumentum ad verecundiam [3] Argumentum ad populem [4] Argumentum ad verecundiam [5] Argumentum ad verecundiam [6] Argumentum ad verecundiam [7] Argumentum ad misericordiam

“How_would_you_like_to_be_on_camera_now?”_Shirtl

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Another nutter driver on film. “How would you like to be on camera now, Mikey?” That’s the question a shirtless Range Rover driver posed to Mike van Erp, whose videos of law-breaking drivers have led to hundreds of motorists being fi

Cyclist not arrested for verbal exchange

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Two men have been arrested after a driver reportedly made a racist remark to a passing cyclist on Weymouth seafront. It was reported that a man was riding a bicycle along The Esplanade when he became involved in verbal exchange with a man

Drivers, eh? Who'da thunk it...

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Police in Northampton have appealed for witnesses after a cyclist was pulled from his bike and attacked by a motorist during a road rage incident in Northampton last week. Officers say the driver, described as a stocky white man in his lat

Re: NHS doctor falls into canal trying to avoid cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Looks like the NHS doctor fell in with bad company.

Re: Beware cycle lanes! Biker almost crushed (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

He should upload the 'close call' video to the police - they can send the tree a FINE.

“PLEASE_MOTORISTS,_CALM_DOWN_AND_THINK”_–_CYCL

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Posted: 5 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

“I’d like to share my experiences as a motorist and a cyclist on our great isle. “I have been driving all over the UK for over 32 years, an Island resident for 17 years, and my wife and I have been cyclists (mostly off-road)

Two arrested as driver made 'racist comment' to cyclist along

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Posted: 5 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Two men have been arrested after a driver reportedly made a racist remark to a passing cyclist on Weymouth seafront. It was reported that a man was riding a bicycle along The Esplanade when he became involved in verbal exchange with a man i

Cyclist punched repeatedly by motorist in road rage incident

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Posted: 5 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Wife beater alert. Police in Northampton have appealed for witnesses after a cyclist was pulled from his bike and attacked by a motorist during a road rage incident in Northampton last week. Officers say the driver, described as a stocky

Cyclist falls down Lake District ravine

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Posted: 5 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

<https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/liverpool-cyclist-falls-down-lake-9278903> A cyclist believed to be from Liverpool was airlifted to hospital after falling down a ravine in the Lake District. The 38-year-old suffered h

NHS doctor falls into canal trying to avoid cyclist

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Posted: 5 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

Russell Gritton, 29, tripped on a metal mooring ring and plunged several feet into the Limehouse Cut in east London as he dodged the shameless cyclist. Witnesses rushed to Russell's aid but he was left bruised and bloodied on Thursday last

Beware cycle lanes! Biker almost crushed

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Posted: 5 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

A CYCLIST was “one second from death” after almost being hit by a falling branch in the city. The close call happened in the cycle lane at Grand Parade near Valley Gardens in Brighton on Saturday afternoon, June 18. Jason Reeve, who w

Cyclist crashes into wife as he crossed line

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Posted: 5 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

A stage of the Vuelta a Colombia cycling race finished in extraordinary circumstances as the race winner crashed into his wife after the winning line, leaving her requiring stitches. Luis Carlos Chia came through the field on the drenched

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I don't own a mobile phone, but I do use an ultrabook to post on road.cc, FB, Twitter and other fora.

Cycle path with a 60m brick staircase...unbelievable

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Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

[1] Cyclists whinge about getting more cycling infra [2] Then they get more cycling infra [3] Then they whinge about the infra they just got [4] Go to [1] Torbay Council, not noted for being flush with cash - it has just told people to

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

That's what happens when you force through a group using a sock army - the socks are simply not there to support it for the long term. The group got what it deserved - oblivion.

(PDF) Microbial Endocrinology 2nd Edition by Mark Lyte

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Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Microbial Endocrinology 2nd Edition by Mark Lyte (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/pdf-microbial-endocrinology-2nd-edition-by-mark-lyte/

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 15 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

That has been the case for a long time, and led to the formation of uk.legal.moderated. Indeed - but there's very little original content or discussion taking place, and even less in the moderated group which was quite healthy pre-covid

Firefighters delayed by Low Traffic Neighbourhood... because

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Posted: 5 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Finally proof of a Low Traffic Neighbourhood delaying emergency services from attending an urgent call-out, but not really because the bollard — designed to be easily removed using a key in such instances — was damaged by vandals. Des

Re: New rule from Monday that will divide drivers and cyclists even more (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Awavey replied to eburtthebike | 2712 posts | 1 hour ago 3 likes They employ a better pr agency...technically the law change allows all local authorities in England as well as London to apply for these powers. But London had a

road.cc and 'culture wars'

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Posted: 5 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Recently, ​we asked road.cc readers who use action cameras while cycling to share their experience with us – including why they had decided to start filming their rides in the first instance, which is what we address here in the first

Re: New rule from Monday that will divide drivers and cyclists even (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 22 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

Further reading shows that this /only/ applies to "mandatory" cycle lanes, something which was not mentioned in Simon's cut&paste, so it's merely a statement of intent to enforce existing law (ISTR councils are now allowed to do this when

Re: New rule from Monday that will divide drivers and cyclists even (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 23 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

That would be great if so many cycle lanes weren't so inadequate; they encourage close passing (and that is still happening despite the HC revision) because drivers think the cyclist has his own lane rather than the painted gutter that is

Why do cyclists use action cameras? We asked and you told us

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Posted: 5 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Recently, ​we asked road.cc readers who use action cameras while cycling to share their experience with us – including why they had decided to start filming their rides in the first instance, which is what we address here in the first

London bike hires being talked up

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Posted: 6 Days ago by: Spike

"Huge numbers of people have taken up cycling since the pandemic," David Eddington, head of cycle hire at TfL, said. “We are determined to keep Londoners cycling and build on this further." https://road.cc/content/news/cycling-live-blog

Londoners_turn_to_bicycles_during_rail_strike_—_bi

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Posted: 6 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

This week's rail strike, aided by the glorious summer weather, has opened the eyes of thousands to the feasibility of commuting in London by bike... Don't fear, Sanjay. We're happy to talk about it... So, in fairness, were the Evening Sta

No action being taken to deter cyclists from contravening the road

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

What we want to know is when are the rules going to be enforced when cyclists jump red lights, ride on the pavement....etc

Paramedic in court accused of killing 'doting dad' and cyclist in

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Posted: 6 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A qualified paramedic has appeared in court charged with killing a Hull dad-of-five as he cycled on a road in East Yorkshire. Robert Woodruff is charged with causing the death of Richard Goodwin in a horrific collision on the A1033 between

New rule from Monday that will divide drivers and cyclists even more

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Posted: 6 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A new rule is being introduced in London banning motor vehicles from using cycle lanes. The new regulation will lead to fines for anyone who drives within or crosses the white lines of cycle lanes from Monday. According to the Government

Chippenham garage boss escapes ban after knocking down cyclist

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Posted: 6 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A WELL-known mechanic has escaped a driving ban after a cyclist was left requiring hospital treatment and his bike written off in a crash. Clive Peter Anstey, owner of Clive Anstey Motor Services (CAMS) in Chippenham, was facing a driving

Non-Event of the Day 789 - Alternatives to the alleged 'murder strip'

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Posted: 6 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Go via different route Walk the cycle on the pavement Ride the cycle on the road. Use public transport Read the full non-story at - you've guessed it... <https://road.cc/content/news/near-miss-day-789-293813>

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 7 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Paul Smee, Rob Mantel and of course David Bunny.

(PDF) Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy VOL 1 Upper limbs 16 E Koshi

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy VOL 1 Upper limbs 16 E Koshi (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/pdf-cunninghams-manual-of-practical-anatomy-vol-1-upper-limbs-16-e-koshi/

Near Miss of the Day 789: Sensible discussion and apology follows

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Posted: 6 Days 19 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Today's Near Miss of the Day is slightly unusual as the driver involved is a learner under instruction who close passes a cyclist riding in, what can be best described as, an utterly terrible 'murder strip' cycle lane. Learning to drive is

Re: “That was really exciting!” Longridge local (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Great Eastern | 8 posts | 1 hour ago 1 like Love love love the Longridge video! And a fantastic part of the world too (minus the ridiculous cycling lane!)

Re:_“That_was_really_exciting!”_Longridge (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

[1] Cyclists whinge about getting more cycling infra [2] Then they get more cycling infra [3] Then they whinge about the infra they just got [4] Go to [1]

“That_was_really_exciting!”_Longridge_local_trie

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

This clip from the Lancashire Post (link is external), showing pensioner Irene Prescott trying out a new cycle lane outside her home in Longridge, has already shot straight towards the top of road.cc’s list of favourite cycling films. I

Re: Moment a bus narrowly misses group of three children on bicycles (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

There is a black car on the pavement as well - the children were so lucky. https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2022/06/21/00/59315505-10932301-image-m-15_1655767235500.jpg

Re: Moment a bus narrowly misses group of three children on bicycles (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

You haven't said how you know the bus was being driven.

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Re: Cycling group slams "embarrassing" new cycle lane full of (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

chrisonatrike replied to antigee | 2862 posts | 2 hours ago 2 likes It must be those demanding cyclists, that's where all these new demands are coming from. And you could have more complaining cyclists in the same space than drivers (or e

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_787:_“It’s_a_cycle_lane (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The path has the added bonus of the fact that although it's marked as bidirectional it's impossible for two normal sized cyclists to pass each other without one going on the pavement; additionally the presence of various street furniture me

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_sa (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Leanne took aim at residents who had registered complaints about congestion but said "this is what happens" when you live next to a school. ENDS What a sheer cheek - blaming the residents for having the gall to buy a house near to

Re: Moment a bus narrowly misses group of three children on bicycles (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: The saloon is propelled into a car parked in front, which is shunted into a lamppost, and both vehicles spin into the middle of the road. The bus comes to a standstill on the pavement. ENDS We are always told that motor vehicles *ne

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: Peter Keller

The present one, about two years ago. The previous one, from about 15 years ago, cost approx £350 .

Re: Cycling group slams "embarrassing" new cycle lane full of (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Well, the speed camera was certainly effective in stopping cyclists using the cycle lane

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_787:_“It’s_a_cyc (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

You'd walk in the road? How strange!

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_s (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Of course not. Your quote said 'parents', not 'drivers'. HTH.

Re: Moment a bus narrowly misses group of three children on bicycles (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

If the driver died of a heart attack a P45 will be of no use.

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_s (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Well done! Calling people you agree with an 'idiot' is unlikely to win you friends or influence people.

(PDF) Exposure to Microbiological Agents by Carla Viegas

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Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Exposure to Microbiological Agents by Carla Viegas (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/ebook-exposure-to-microbiological-agents-by-carla-viegas/

(PDF) Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics 3rd Edition by Jonathan Pevsner

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Posted: 7 Days 14 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics 3rd Edition by Jonathan Pevsner (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/pdf-bioinformatics-and-functional-genomics-3rd-edition-by-jonathan-pevsner/

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Take a look at uk.legal - it's an absolute skip fire - without a decent killfile it's unusable. Whereas here, only a couple of entities need to be filtered out to improve the s/n ratio back to normal.

Re: Cycling group slams "embarrassing" new cycle lane full of (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

IanMSpencer | 621 posts | 54 min ago 1 like Perhaps the speed camera should be repositioned to the centre of the main carriageway lane, then at least you know it would be effective in reducing speeding, with the added advantage of stoppin

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_787:_“It’s_a_cycle_lane (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

BalladOfStruth replied to onlinejones | 72 posts | 1 day ago 4 likes I don't think it's illegal to use a shared use path at any speed on a cycle. but it's advised that you shouldn't be on one if you're doing 18mph or more. Yep, If I was w

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_sa (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: The council claim the measures were brought in to tackle "nightmarish" congestion in the area But he said the new measures have made "no real difference" parents are flagrantly breaking the rules. ENDS Drivers "flagrantly breaking

Re: Moment a bus narrowly misses group of three children on bicycles (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Mattmanutd21, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom, about 18 hours ago P45 awaiting.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 788: British Transport Police apologises for (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Avatar IanMSpencer | 621 posts | 42 min ago 0 likes Is the officer replying also a Methodist Lay Preacher? :-)

Re: Cycling group slams "embarrassing" new cycle lane full of (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: Spike

Then return the cycle lane to its previous status.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_787:_“It’s_a_cyc (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: Spike

Of course if Richmond Park instituted a 100% ban on everything /you/ don't like, that would help [you] a lot too. Sod the rest of the people, eh?

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_s (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: Spike

Well done! Calling people you agree with an 'idiot' is unlikely to win you friends or influence people.

Re: Moment a bus narrowly misses group of three children on bicycles (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: Spike

[SIC]

Re: Fairy-cycling group slams "embarrassing" new fairy-cycle lane (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: JNugent

Those things have to go somewhere. How much did the assembled throngs of Worcester fairy-cyclists raise toward the cost of the scheme. The way they're whinging, it must have been a lot...

Non-Event of the Day 788: British Transport Police apologises for (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: Spike

They could sent themselves a warning letter...

Cycling group slams "embarrassing" new cycle lane full of dangerous

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A new cycle lane in Worcester has been slammed by local cycling group Bike Worcester (link is external) and ridiculed in the press after pictures of the obstacle-packed infrastructure — including a speed camera — appeared on social medi

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 23 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

Well the group is a wasteland. Tumbleweed in the moderated group too, as with a lot of Usenet. You can find some of the old contributors on various cycling web fora. BSO "bicycle shaped object" refers to the machine, not the rider; perh

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_787:_“It’s_a_cycle_lane (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

thereverent | 492 posts | 23 hours ago 5 likes Priory lane needs a filter just after the Bank Lane junction (just before this video starts). All this traffic is just rat-running to avoid Roehampton lane to the east. It just has too much

Re: Near Miss of the Day 787: “It’s a (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days ago by: JNugent

Was that done via mental telepathy? If you think it was, that tells us something about you, and nothing about the driver.

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_sa (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: She said: "It’s ridiculous. They are trying to force all the cars to park in a smaller space than ever before. There is no way I am parking down there. ENDS Well done! Why not encourage the other idiots to follow your good example

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days ago by: JNugent

So-called "low emission" electric vehicles are lauded by hypocrites. Their emissions are no less than those of any other car of a comparable size and payload, but instead of being emitted where the travel takes place, they pollute the

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_sa (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: She said: "It’s ridiculous. They are trying to force all the cars to park in a smaller space than ever before. There is no way I am parking down there. ENDS Well done! Why not encourage the other idiots to follow your good example

Moment a bus narrowly misses group of three children on bicycles as

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

This is the moment a bus narrowly missed a group of children on bikes as it careered down a street and smashed into a row of parked cars. CCTV shows as the bus hits the side of a van and ploughs into the back of a red saloon car at just be

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I am Facebook friends with Guy Chapman - he's still at Dell.

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days ago by: JNugent

It's easy (for those who can read and comprehend English, which is obviously where *your* problem lies). *Life* is a struggle (that's what it says). *Nothing* is what the council are making a big deal of. See? Easy when you're fam

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days ago by: JNugent

But probably not by that semi-literate writer.

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days ago by: JNugent

How long ago, though, Peter? ;-)

Near Miss of the Day 788: British Transport Police apologises for

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Posted: 8 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Today's Near Miss of the Day comes courtesy of a road.cc reader who was on the receiving end of some impatient must get in front driving from... a police officer driving a British Transport Police vehicle. At least it was easy to work out

Re: London to Brighton gridlock after traffic blocked event cycle lane (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Steve K | 952 posts | 55 min ago 4 likes Anyone else suspect that had the lane been properly segregated, we'd have seen pictures on the traffic jam and told it was the result of the cycle lane?

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Dr Simon Ward of York University started urc in 1996 - he rode Audax events as well.

Re: London to Brighton gridlock after traffic blocked event cycle (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

So why the call for all this cycling infra, if such an event can operate with QUOTE 'no incidents' ENDS?

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_sa (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: "It’s just petty. This is a school. Parents drop off their kids and then they go so what is the problem?" ENDS Ask the poor sods who live and breathe the air down there what the "problem" is, you selfish moron.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_787:_“It’s_a_cycle_lane (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

lukei1 | 105 posts | 16 hours ago 2 likes Had this happen to me on this exact road on Sunday, an old guy in a Range Rover overtaking me across a roundabout while I was doing 20mph telling me to get into the cycle lane. Hilarious.

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

That could certainly be better phrased.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_787:_“It’s_a_cyc (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

And NO mention of safe separation...

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_s (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

It can it be a "struggle" and yet also "nothing", because they can be likened to apples and oranges - that is, they are different things.

London to Brighton gridlock after traffic blocked event cycle lane

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Some of the British Heart Foundation's London to Brighton riders were faced with scenes of gridlock as they rode the final metres of the 54-mile charity ride on Sunday after a lack of segregation meant traffic filled a lane designated for t

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I am still here from the very beginning in 1996. The lady you refer to was Helen Simmons aka the paving slab fairy who rode a Bianchi and her son Nathan.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_787:_“It’s_a_cycle_lane (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

onlinejones | 20 posts | 1 day ago Given that the cyclist was going at a fair lick, wouldn't it be illegal for him to be using the cycle lane with the cycle lane being on the pavement and effectively a shared space with pedestrians? No -

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_sa (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Carer Leanne Richards, 34, who has five children at the school, agreed: "Most of my friends drive and life is a struggle at the best of times without the Council making a big deal out of nothing." ENDS How can it be a "struggle" and

Re: Furious cyclists slam ice cream vans parked on bridge on River (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

59 min ago Yeah I just take the road now. It is kind of funny seeing the long line of buses and cars queuing up behind me (since the second lane is blocked by the ice cream vans), but I guess that's better than putting pedestrians at risk,

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 4 Hours ago by: Peter Keller

That is about what my very functional BSO cost --- new!

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_787:_“It’s_a_cyc (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

How would his speed be proved? Or is this another cyclist case of 'Sentence Fist, Verdict Later'?

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_s (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Presumably the psychopaths that you refer to are motivated in the same way as those people who drive from, say, Hull to London instead of cycling or taking the train. Note that those vehicles exempt from the ULEZ charges still spew ou

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

In order to promote the politically-correct discussion of things cycling and apparently close down all alternative views, the moderated sister group ukrcm was created by a sock army voting it through. This was so successful that the

Re: Furious cyclists slam ice cream vans parked on bridge on River (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

So pedestrians are banned from cycle lanes? When was that law brought in?

Well Of Course Ebikes Are Better Than EVs!

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 13 Hours ago by: Bret Cahill

$0.001/a km vs $0.100/km https://www.autoevolution.com/news/famed-us-mechanic-says-low-maintenance-evs-are-a-facade-exposes-a-dark-secret-191567.html

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

ISTR that a BSO was a bicycle that wasn't expensive enough to satisfy the more snobbish end of that market. It would be the sort you might find for sale at Halford's for instance, for up to a two or three hundred pounds at most. And

Re: From an old timer ... any OG's here? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 14 Hours ago by: Nick Boyle

Sorry, 30+ years on ...

From an old timer ... any OG's here?

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 14 Hours ago by: Nick Boyle

I used to be on Usenet years ago, and I remember a lady who used to frequent this group. Very supportive of her son and his cycling prowess. I seem to remember her coining the term of BSO ... Bicycle Shaped Object ... i.e. someone who jump

Re: Furious fairy-cyclists slam ice cream vans parked on bridge on (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 14 Hours ago by: JNugent

Quite right in the head, is he? SHOCK! HORROR! Why are fairy-cyclists only worried about fairy-cyclists? Why aren't they worried about the safety of pedestrians, for instance? Those DASTARDLY pedestrians, eh? Don't they even reali

(PDF) Atlas of Anatomy 2nd Edition by Anne M Gilroy, Michael Schuenke

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 17 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Atlas of Anatomy 2nd Edition by Anne M Gilroy, Michael Schuenke (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/pdf-atlas-of-anatomy-2nd-edition-by-anne-m-gilroy-michael-schuenke/

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_s (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 19 Hours ago by: Spike

Some selfish gits in their own little world don't agree with the removal of corpses, do they?

Furious cyclists slam ice cream vans parked on bridge on River Thames

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Ice cream vans have been causing chaos by breaking parking rules on Westminster Bridge. A number of ice cream vans have been taking advantage of the hot weather by selling lollies and flakes to tourists on one of London's most famous bridge

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: JNugent

It absolutely does not say that or anything similar. No, they don't. Quite so. Oi! Thicko Mason! The street in question is by no means a fairy-cycle zone (WTMB). Fairy-cyclists are not allowed to use the footway for a start.

Cycling’s_the_new_golf:_Final_designs_for_Bath_Bik

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The final draft designs for Bath Bike Park, a 30-acre cycling facility situated on the grounds of the former Entry Hill golf course, are set to be completed this month as a majority of residents say they are excited about the new cycling ce

Glastonbury urges fans to cycle to festival amid rail strike disruption

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The Beatles may have told us that all we need is love – but if you’re planning on catching Paul McCartney on the Pyramid Stage this weekend, it turns out all you need is a bike. 150,000 music lovers (and those who just like partying in

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_s (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Have you ever read the Highway Code? You don't seem particularly familiar with it.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_787:_“It’s_a_cyc (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

An equally common question is "Why are you cycling on the pavement?", usually posed by a pedestrian threatened with abuse from an impatient self-entitled cyclist, if not an actual collision. Something along the lines of... Police are l

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_s (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Check out the numbers of people who choked to death in the polluted air of the London smog of 1952.

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days ago by: JNugent

So approaching the area at 08:25 and 14:40 is perfectly acceptable. Glad that's settled. They don't. Only a thicko could "think" that. And you thought it. There's nothing to stop them going at 08:25 or 14:40.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 787: “It’s a (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days ago by: JNugent

What is the point of fairy-cycle lanes if they are not used? If they were returned to use by normal people (ie, not fairy-cyclists), they would solve the very problem (real or imaginary) of which you attempt to speak.

Near_Miss_of_the_Day_787:_“It’s_a_cycle_lane,_in

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

“Why don’t you use the cycle lane?” That question, usually uttered by an impatient motorist as they drive by (sometimes even when there isn’t a bike path for miles), is one every cyclist will have heard at least once, or maybe twice

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_s (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

And if the school operates a breakfast club, and/or an after-school club, that solution is obvious...

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

The answer is clear. Drop the children off at 09:15. Come back to pick them up at 14:40.

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

Does a council have that power? Whence is it derived?

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_s (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

IF THEY CYCLED THEY COULD JUMP RED LIGHTS AND GET THERE QUICKER So are red lights, but cyclists routinely ignore them. And ride on pavements.And speed past schools. So the danger might increase due to the increased number of cyclist

Re: Less DWIs On the Road On Juneteenth (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

Published 1st January 2020 So what were the figures for New Year’s Day 2020, 2021, and 2022?

Re: Less DWIs On the Road On Juneteenth (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

New Year’s Eve is one of the most celebrated days of the calendar. But new data from Confused.com reveals more drink-drivers have been caught the day after, on New Year’s Day, than on any other calendar date for the past six years.

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_s (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

But not for where the problem shifts to... Silence... One wonders what the real reason(s) were...

Re: Less DWIs On the Road On Juneteenth (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Got a link for that?

Re: Speeding motorbiker jailed for killing London cyclist during (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

When talking BS, please avoid using official data.

(PDF) Taurine 8 - Volume 2 - Nutrition and Metabolism by Abdeslem El

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Posted: 9 Days 9 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Taurine 8 - Volume 2 - Nutrition and Metabolism by Abdeslem El Idrissi, William J. L'Amoreaux (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/pdf-taurine-8-volume-2-nutrition-and-metabolism-by-ab

Re: Less DWIs On the Road On Juneteenth (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bret Cahill

Same here. The 4th comes in a close second.

Re:_We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: JNugent

How on EARTH would it do that? It'll certainly make it easier for the teachers to get their cars out of the school's car-park(s). And that's going to be the main objective. Which of the people mentioned in the story is the fairy-cy

We_can’t_drop_or_pick_up_our_kids_at_school_safely

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 17 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

WALK OR CYCLE THEN YOU LAZY GITS. PARENTS have been left livid after a pedantic council banned cars from dropping kids at their school's front gates. Solihull Council, near Birmingham, brought in the "ridiculous" restrictions around eight

Less DWIs On the Road On Juneteenth

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: Bret Cahill

OTOH a bunch of drunk drivers killing each other kind of symbolizes what happened to the 4th of July.

Re: Looking at ways to improve fairy-bike-and-bus travel around (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: JNugent

I'm getting more and more worried about you. That's worried *about* you, not worried *by* you.

Re: Surgeon bikes to work as two-mile drive could take an hour (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Probably caused by a moron-cyclist going the wrong way on the motorway.

Re: Looking at ways to improve fairy-bike-and-bus travel around Worcester (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Honeys Green Lane or Alder Road? Glad you are allowed out for short periods at last. As the untaxed, unlicenced, uninsured, unidentifiable pedestrian walks Lime Street is less than four miles. If we ignore speeding most crimes are comm

Re: Surgeon fairy-bikes to work as two-mile drive could take an hour (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re: Surgeon bikes to work as two-mile drive could take an hour (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

More proof we should legalise cannabis and open free clinics for hard drug users.

Re: Looking at ways to improve fairy-bike-and-bus travel around (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

Why do you WRITE IN such a peculiar WAY? Are you UNABLE TO understand the basic RULES OF grammar and puncTUATION? [That's a rhetorical question.]

Re: Diary of an Irish Cyclist: If cycling is an affront to you, the (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 22 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A beautiful sight! https://www.iamsterdam.com/media/bikes/yellowbike-tour-amsterdam-17juni2010-edwin-van-eis.jpg

Re: Driver hits fairy-cyclist at junction... (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: JNugent

Do you reckon he offered to pay for the damage which he must have caused to the motor vehicle? "Moron-cyclist"... I like it. But I'll stick with "fairy-cyclist" for the moment.

Re: Surgeon fairy-bikes to work as two-mile drive could take an hour (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days ago by: JNugent

I think we can reasonably anticipate that the usual suspects will readily agree that providing evidence of the anti-social nature of many fairy-cyclists is indeed selfish. That's how thick they are.

Re: Drug-driver admits seriously injuring PCSO after knocking her (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days ago by: JNugent

A guilty plea, avoiding the trouble and expense of a trial, is taken into account as a credit for *any* charge. Only thickos don't know that. Charlie Alliston pleaded not guilty (he tried to blame the victim).

Re:_Elderly_driver_fined_£1,152_for_overtaking_cyc (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days ago by: Spike

It would have been cheaper to kill someone, as a disturbing number of cyclists could attest.

Re: London to Brighton Bike Ride: All the road closures and timings (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

AND those who jump off bridges, get run over by a lorry, and spend a year in hospital at the taxpayers expense.

Re: Drug-driver admits seriously injuring PCSO after knocking her (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

He might get away with the £2000 fine that the cyclist who killed a girl got.

Re: Surgeon bikes to work as two-mile drive could take an hour (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

Rubbish. JNugent put up a video showing a cyclist holding up traffic at a green light because he hadn't moved away and cars had to pull round him. Totally selfish on his part.

Re: Diary of an Irish Cyclist: If fairy-cycling is an affront to you, (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

Ah! ROFL Unbelievable! (The tap-water thing, of course)

Re: Humberside Police 'horrified' by how many drivers don't know what (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

WELL SAID!

Re: Looking at ways to improve fairy-bike-and-bus travel around (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

My nearest train station is four bus stops away, but the station on the main line is about 20. I could use the bus services FOC, but prefer to use the car or motorcycle. But! But! London is a ULEZ!!

REPOST from 3 days ago. Memory failure again? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

Newsgroups: uk.rec.cycling Subject: Near Miss of the Day 784 updated: Even Mr Loophole can’t see a loophole here From: "swldx...@gmail.com" <swldxer1958@gmail.com> Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2022 06:27:20 -0700 (PDT)

Re: London to Brighton Bike Ride: All the road closures and timings (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

On what planet? It's going to p*ss down.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784_updated:_Even_Mr_Loophol (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

On 19/06/2022 11:22 am, swldx...@gmail.com...

Re: Diary of an Irish Cyclist: If fairy-cycling is an affront to you, (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

What? But that would involve payment! Mason only likes to drink FOC. Remember when he complained about being refused a free glass of water at a hostelry on the basis that he was (of course) just a passing freeloader? He cited legisl

Re: Humberside Police 'horrified' by how many drivers don't know what (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

AND GET THOSE PESKY STATIONARY PRIVATE AMBULANCES BENG LOADED WITH DECEASED PEOPLE IN COFFINS AWAY FROM THE KERB SO THAT FAIRY-CYCLISTS CAN OVERTAKE THEM ON THE NEARSIDE WITHOUT HAVING TO EXERCISE THE SLIGHTEST CONSIDERATION OR RESPEC

Re: Drug-driver admits seriously injuring PCSO after knocking her (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

Or even sefish.

Re: Drug-driver admits seriously injuring PCSO after knocking her (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re: Surgeon fairy-bikes to work as two-mile drive could take an hour (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

"peddle"! See what they did there? ;-) Fairy-cyclist ... Class A drugs ... peddle It works! Sensayuma (at last) at The Metro.

Re: Looking at ways to improve fairy-bike-and-bus travel around (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

Just leave your fairy-cycle strewn across the footway like fairy-cyclists usually do. After all, what does it matter if an elderly pedestrian trips and is injured or killed? You fairy-cyclists regard pedestrians - especially the eld

Re: London to Brighton Bike Ride: All the road closures and timings (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

And do some cycling too!

Re: Drug-driver admits seriously injuring PCSO after knocking her (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

Wonder if he learned to be selfish from cycling experiences.

Re: Humberside Police 'horrified' by how many drivers don't know what (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

HUMBERSIDE POLICE DO YOUR JOB AND NICK LAWBREAKING CYCLISTS

Re: Speeding motorbiker jailed for killing London cyclist during (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

You obviously are unaware of the anti-motorcycling media campaigns of the 1960s

Re: Looking at ways to improve fairy-bike-and-bus travel around (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

Indeed. There is a bus-stop outside my house and another across the road, offset by about fifteen yards. I've used the service (FOC, of course) a few times, but TBH, it doesn't go to anywhere where I would usually wish to be. The n

Re: Diary of an Irish Fairy-cyclist: If fairy-cycling is an affront (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

On 19/06/2022 11:36 am, swldx...@gmail.com...

Elderly_driver_fined_£1,152_for_overtaking_cyclist_

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Wayne Humphreys, 77, drove too close to a cyclist while overtaking in September last year. The incident was recorded on the cyclist’s GoPro camera and submitted to GoSafe, a Welsh road casualty reduction partnership. The footage showed

Re: Speeding motorbiker jailed for killing London cyclist during lockdown (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

John Stevenson replied to eburtthebike | 122 posts | 1 day ago 3 likes I don't know what goes on organisation-to-organisation, but motorcycling advocates on Twitter (including representatives of London MAG) always seem to have a massive

Re: Surgeon bikes to work as two-mile drive could take an hour (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

A cyclist suspected of carrying class A drugs was caught by police pedaling up a motorway. The risky rider was spotted in the middle lane of the M3 at around 5am this morning. Police were called after receiving calls about the cycli

Re: Surgeon bikes to work as two-mile drive could take an hour (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

A cyclist suspected of carrying class A drugs was caught by police pedaling up a motorway. The risky rider was spotted in the middle lane of the M3 at around 5am this morning. Police were called after receiving calls about the cyclis

Re: Looking at ways to improve bike-and-bus travel around Worcester (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

That has got to be true of just about everywhere in the UK.

Re: London to Brighton Bike Ride: All the road closures and timings (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

....except from themselves... Hope there are some nice village greens for them...

Re: Diary of an Irish Cyclist: If cycling is an affront to you, the (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

"Два водка и пиво, пожалуйста. Где туалет?" gets you a long way.

Re: Driver hits fairy-cyclist at junction... (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

They should be banned from using any wheeled vehicle, including buses, trams, and trains.

Re: Driver hits fairy-cyclist at junction... (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Crikey! The moron-cyclist had his hood up and had no peripheral vision. He was an accident waiting to happen. And it did. I liked the "Sorry!" gesture that he didn't make. He should lose his licence for that accident.

Re: Drug-driver admits seriously injuring PCSO after knocking her (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Do you think it might be as much as the £2000 a cyclist was fined for killing a little girl?

Re: OT: Cyclists in Austin to get paid for reporting drivers who park (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Yes, it's gone very quiet on the topic, hasn't it.

Re: Humberside Police 'horrified' by how many drivers don't know what (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

"Red Circle indicates a prohibition and which vehicles are prohibited" does not state the exceptions, a fact which should be obvious to anyone with an IQ greater than a road.cc reader.

Re: Drug-driver admits seriously injuring PCSO after knocking her (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Another "Sentence first, verdict later" moron.

Re: Speeding motorbiker jailed for killing London cyclist during (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

As a motorcyclist, I would want to be tainted by being associated with cyclists. Ninety-five percent of cyclists give the rest a bad name.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784_updated:_Even_Mr_Loophole_ca (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

And the official source of this assertion is where?

Re: OT: Cyclists in Austin to get paid for reporting drivers who park (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

How would vigilante-cyclists know the difference?

(PDF) Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck 5th Edition by Fehrenbach

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Posted: 10 Days 11 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck 5th Edition by Fehrenbach (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/pdf-illustrated-anatomy-of-the-head-and-neck-5th-edition-by-fehrenbach/

Re: OT: Cyclists in Austin to get paid for reporting drivers who park (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 16 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: The initiative is inspired by a similar one in New York City which enables people to report vehicles parked with idling engines and receive 25 per cent of the fine imposed – which amounts to $325 for a first time offence, meaning

Re: Surgeon bikes to work as two-mile drive could take an hour (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 16 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

When was the last time you heard cyclists mentioned on radio traffic alerts? It's always motor traffic and crashes.

Re: Surgeon fairy-bikes to work as two-mile drive could take an hour (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 17 Hours ago by: JNugent

I'm sorry to hear of her disqualification from driving. But you only have herself to blame.

Re: Surgeon bikes to work as two-mile drive could take an hour (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 19 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Here's one clogging up a motorway. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FVjaXf6XEAEyGK5?format=jpg&name=medium

Re: Surgeon bikes to work as two-mile drive could take an hour (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

This does not make sense. We have been told many times on this group traffic jams are caused by cyclists.

Surgeon bikes to work as two-mile drive could take an hour

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Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Jen Graystone, a consultant surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital writes for campaign group Cyclox and looks at the advantage of completing her commute by bike instead of driving into work. I moved to Oxford in 2011 to start a new job at

Looking at ways to improve bike-and-bus travel around Worcester

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Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

OUR last article focused on bikes and trains. This time we’ll have a look at using a bicycle and bus combination to get from A to B. Far more people in Worcestershire live near a bus stop than a train station.. Buses therefore offer gre

London to Brighton Bike Ride: All the road closures and timings you

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Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Around 15,000 cyclists will take to London's streets tomorrow for the annual London to Brighton charity bike ride. Setting off from Clapham Common, riders will take in the breath-taking Surrey and Sussex countryside before arriving to the

Diary of an Irish Cyclist: If cycling is an affront to you, the next

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

It's always good to know at least one sentence in a foreign language; a sort of cultural or linguistic party piece. Here’s my sentence in Dutch: “Fiets is iets, maar bijna niets.” This translates into English as “the bicycle is some

Woman, 90, dies after Dunoon crash that killed cyclist

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Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A 90-year-old woman has died in hospital after a crash that killed a cyclist in Argyll on Tuesday. She was a passenger in a Toyota Yaris and had been taken to hospital as a precaution along with the driver. The collision happened at about

Re: Humberside Police 'horrified' by how many drivers don't know what (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

2 days ago It has been talked about blocking both Middle lane and Acey Lane off at one end to stop the rat runs. Whilst it is not good for the residents on Acey Lane and Middle Lane, for anyone who doesn't know the area, these are more li

Re: Driver hits fairy-cyclist at junction... (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

And there's this one: <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yW6L2sO5M6Q> How much more evidence would anyone need before accepting that fairy-cyclists are thickos?

Driver hits fairy-cyclist at junction...

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Posted: 10 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re: Humberside Police 'horrified' by how many drivers don't know what (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

Hello, Thicko Mason! Still pretending you don't read my posts? :-)

Re: OT: Cyclists in Austin to get paid for reporting drivers who park (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

ejocs | 50 posts | 2 hours ago 1 like I, and many, many other cyclists out there, I suspect, would happily report the bastards for free if only the authorities would give a damn. Indeed, upon reflection I don't think I like this law at a

Re: Drug-driver admits seriously injuring PCSO after knocking her (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: “By driving under the influence of drugs, Hussain clearly showed no regard for the safety of other road users. However, his decision to take such a risk resulted in extremely serious consequences. “We, as a force, take a zero-to

Re: Humberside Police 'horrified' by how many drivers don't know what (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Lots of thicko drivers imagine that it's an advert for a police motorcycle stunt team. :-) Also, cycle vehicles are allowed, but not motor ones.

Re: OT: Cyclists in Austin to get paid for reporting drivers who park (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

On 18/06/2022 11:47 am, swldx...@gmail.com...

Re: OT: Cyclists in Austin to get paid for reporting drivers who park (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

:-) He's pretending he never said that.

Re: Drug-driver admits seriously injuring PCSO after knocking her (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

Take it up with Parliament and the ECHR. It is normal for people not to be punished unless they have been convicted. Only nutters like you want that changed.

Re: Humberside Police 'horrified' by how many drivers don't know what (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

The more usual sign is the plain and simple "No Entry". It's unmistakeable and its meaning is 100% obvious. The one with the cartoons always has listed exceptions and simply isn't as effective as a No Entry sign. If the local authorit

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_bruta (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

I agree, the driver was in control of the car and chose to put the victim's life in danger. It seems the driver in this case accepted he was in error and apologised. We all make mistakes and hopefully the driver will learn from this and a

Re: Humberside Police 'horrified' by how many drivers don't know what (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Does anyone actually believe these drivers did not know what the road sign meant? It is more a case of entitled motorists thinking rules only apply to other people. Basic Highway Code, Red Circle indicates a prohibition and which vehicle

Re: Drug-driver admits seriously injuring PCSO after knocking her (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

qwerty360 replied to Dingaling | 92 posts | 21 hours ago 2 likes I don't have a problem (if anything 2 months is fairly quick). My main issue is that bail conditions for this sort of thing don't include loss of licence. Especially given

Re: OT: Cyclists in Austin to get paid for reporting drivers who park (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Rendel Harris | 2633 posts | 1 hour ago 5 likes America (with all due respect, cousins) doesn't always get everything right law-wise but $325 for a first offence of engine idling while parked is wonderful. With many offences there's a g

Re: Careless driver was 'using phone' when she killed Cambridge cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Hughes, of The Yard, Braintree, was found guilty of causing death by careless driving following a trial at Peterborough Crown Court. She was sentenced to 15 months in prison yesterday (Thursday, June 16). ENDS

Re: 'Why don't cyclists have licences?' - You asked Google, and we've (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I was surprised to read that most of it comes out of the FRONT END.

Re: Speeding motorbiker jailed for killing London cyclist during lockdown (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

burtthebike | 3287 posts | 17 hours ago 2 likes Cycle campaigners get so many requests from motorcycle groups to join forces, since we are both subject to the whims of drivers; I always resisted that because our interests aren't really th

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784_updated:_Even_Mr_Loopho (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

andystow replied to Awavey | 685 posts | 1 day ago 13 likes No, even that is wrong. The arrow marking 1.5 m should start even with the cyclist's right elbow or knee, or the end of the bar. The width of the cyclist is entirely missing

Re: OT: Cyclists in Austin to get paid for reporting drivers who park (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Don't forget about complaining over the removal of corpses by private ambulances.

Re: Drug-driver admits seriously injuring PCSO after knocking her (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Not sure what the legal mechanism is by which such a person can "...[get] their attacker ...the same amount" of a sentence - that hasn't even been passed yet.

Re: Careless driver was 'using phone' when she killed Cambridge (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Like Charlie Alliston did?

Re: OT: Cyclists in Austin to get paid for reporting drivers who park (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Is it? How is a member of the Great Unwashed - cyclists, of course - going to differentiate between all the legal reasons for this?

Re: 'Why don't cyclists have licences?' - You asked Google, and we've (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Cyclists emit greenhouse gasses too. Do they pay VED?

Re: Speeding motorbiker jailed for killing London cyclist during (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Cyclists don't need to accelerate for an amber light, as they just ignore them totally. And red ones. And people on crossings. And on the footpath. And in pedestrian-only areas.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784_updated:_Even_Mr_Loophole_ca (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Why not, indeed!

Re: Careless driver was 'using phone' when she killed Cambridge (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Due to what? Which is, of course, a lawful activity. Best waterproof cycling phone cases reviewed "For some people an always on, always protective, case simplifies what it takes to get ready for a ride" <https://www.cyclingweek

(PDF) Genetic Causes of Cardiac Disease by Jeanette Erdmann

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Posted: 11 Days 17 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Genetic Causes of Cardiac Disease by Jeanette Erdmann (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/ebook-genetic-causes-of-cardiac-disease-by-jeanette-erdmann/

Re: OT: Fairy-cyclists in Austin to get paid for reporting drivers (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 18 Hours ago by: JNugent

In Texas (a place I know *well*), an idiot like that would soon be looking down the barrel of something other than a knife.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_bruta (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 18 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

giff77 | 1757 posts | 1 day ago 15 likes Alun here. Thanks for your comments. It really was a nerve wracking experience. Still can't believe he stopped. I wasn't going to escalate it and was just going to accept the apology and let it s

Re: Drug-driver admits seriously injuring PCSO after knocking her (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 18 Hours ago by: JNugent

OT: Cyclists in Austin to get paid for reporting drivers who park in

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Posted: 11 Days 18 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

GREAT IDEA - HOPE IT CATCHES ON HERE. This sounds like a cracking idea – the city of Austin, Texas plans to let local residents report motor vehicles illegally parked in cycle lanes, and as a gesture of thanks will pay them a quarter of

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 18 Hours ago by: JNugent

" ...Some constables literally go by the letter of the law which is frustrating to say the least..." A nuisance, isn't it? It'd be much better if constables simply had to do whatever a fairy-cyclists ordered them to do. None of this

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784_updated:_Even_Mr_Loophol (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 18 Hours ago by: JNugent

Why not 50m?

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784_updated:_Even_Mr_Loophol (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 18 Hours ago by: JNugent

Veering into the path of an overtaking vehicle? I should say so.

Re: Careless driver was 'using phone' when she killed Cambridge (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 18 Hours ago by: JNugent

That's *lawful*, isn't it?

Careless driver was 'using phone' when she killed Cambridge cyclist

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Posted: 11 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A careless driver from Braintree was using her phone when she killed a cyclist on a Cambridge roundabout. Lauren Hughes, aged 27, drove her car into 57-year-old Michael Roff when she entered the A603 Barton Road roundabout at M11 junctio

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784_updated:_Even_Mr_Loophole_ca (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Obviously the HC needs clarifying. Cyclists should now be lobbying for at least 3.5m clearance.

Re: 'Why don't cyclists have licences?' - You asked Google, and we've (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

NFNY

Re: Speeding motorbiker jailed for killing London cyclist during (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

In my experience, there are very (VERY!) many motorists out there who see the lights change to amber and start slowing down.

Re: 'Why don't cyclists have licences?' - You asked Google, and we've (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

When an unidentified footway cyclist kills someone important, things will change.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784_updated:_Even_Mr_Loophole_ca (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

"...quite often need to move more than 1m from edge of road to avoid potholes or debris". That's very unwise, and could constitute Dangerous Cycling.

Re: Speeding motorbiker jailed for killing London cyclist during (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

Are you sure you should be out on the roads? Repeated posting: Newsgroups: uk.rec.cycling Subject: Motorbike rider who killed cyclist while speeding in London jailed for 20 months From: "swldx...@gmail.com" <swldxer1958@gmail.com> Da

Re: 'Why don't cyclists have licences?' - You asked Google, and we've (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

Public Health? Life expectancy increased significantly over the 20 years from 1950 - a time when cycling fell by 80%. Now we are told cycling is on the increase, and life expectancy may possibly be reducing. The case that cycling = h

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_brut (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

"Some constables literally go by the letter of the law which is frustrating to say the least". Astonishing.

Re: 'Why don't cyclists have licences?' - You asked Google, and we've (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

It was calculated that in the 1960s, a time when bicycle mileage was falling to its low point in 1969 - from which it has never recovered - one could drive for 2000 years before killing anyone. Using up-to-date figures, that result ne

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784_updated:_Even_Mr_Loopho (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I've given this some thought and I'm not sure if the guidance of allowing 1.5m space when overtaking a cyclist could be interpreted as leave a 1.5m gap between the cyclist and your vehicle or leave a 1.5m wide gap on the road for the cycl

Speeding motorbiker jailed for killing London cyclist during lockdown

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A motorcyclist who was riding at more than twice the speed limit when he hit a cyclist on London’s Euston Road during lockdown in April 2020, fatally injuring him, has been jailed for 20 months. Police collision investigators estimated t

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784_updated:_Even_Mr_Loophole_ca (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

Unfortunately, Charlie Alliston thought much the same way following his slaying of Kim Briggs, but the pickle he was in was is all his own work

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_bruta (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

reply quote Avatar giff77 replied to Jenova20 | 1757 posts | 1 day ago 3 likes Pretty much the wording along the lines that "if the individual wasn't injured, took evasive action or property damaged" a summons doesn't need to be pr

Re: 'Why don't cyclists have licences?' - You asked Google, and we've (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

The problem with the HC is that people think it give them entitlements that simply don't exist.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784_updated:_Even_Mr_Loopho (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

immy Ray Will | 1199 posts | 35 min ago 0 likes As Mr Loophole states, the right course of action was to take the course. It's ~£80, and provides an opportunity to learn something. i.e. you may feel aggrieved that you didn't have a choic

Re: Drug-driver admits seriously injuring PCSO after knocking her (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

Thank heavens we have Due Process, to guard us from such narrow-minded petty vindictiveness.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_brut (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

All that that petty vindictiveness will do is put more unlicensed drivers on the road.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784_updated:_Even_Mr_Loophole_ca (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

That's why we need professional analysis of these videos, rather than by a junior constable.

Re: 'Why don't cyclists have licences?' - You asked Google, and we've (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

Perhaps the former Labour lady peer didn't want to know this: “From 2015-20, in fatal or serious collisions with a cycle, the police assigned 11,347 CFs for ‘Driver or rider failed to look properly’, the most common CF by far. Of

Cyclist accidents: 3782 cases of cyclist 'didn't look properly'

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Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

“Motor vehicles in collisions with cycles are more likely to be assigned a ‘contributory factor’ (CF) by police at the scene than cyclists. “From 2015-20, in fatal or serious collisions with a cycle, the police assigned 11,347

Re:_Cyclist_who_films_motorists_committing_offences_facin (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Get a life?

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_brut (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

.. "I could hear the car coming through the gap and thought this was going to be close" So with this warning in mind, what action did 'mikecassie 'take? 'mikecassie seems to have taken no action at all, from the sound of it.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784_updated:_Even_Mr_Loophole_ca (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

That's a single frame from a video. Why not link to that instead? Is someone trying to hide something?

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_brut (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

This guy remained upright too: <https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8830907/Heart-stopping-moment-careless-biker-rides-stationary-lorry-gets-BATTERED-van.html> He obeyed no lane markings, didn't look where he was going, and had no

Re: 'Why don't fairy-cyclists have licences?' - You asked Google, and (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

How true. "Get out of the way, I'm not stopping", followed by a collision with a pedestrian, is a scenario all too frequently seen across many countries, probably due to an inflated sense of entitlement.

Re:_Cyclist_who_films_motorists_committing_offences_ (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bret Cahill

Rule 1: Never engage. Rule 2: Be anonymous submitting videos.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_bruta (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 17 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

mikecassie | 100 posts | 12 hours ago 2 likes I've had a very similar close pass but thankfully the police did follow up and prosecute the driver. I didn't have a rear facing camera, the forward facing camera was enough but I could hea

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_ (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 17 Hours ago by: JNugent

Do the police often visit to give advice to the river? Detective Sergeant Canute, is it?

Re: Fools Price (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 17 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Luckily the crash happened on the LAST day of my 6 week European tour, so I saved 100's of pounds in lost currency rates.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_bruta (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 17 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Dicklexic | 257 posts | 10 hours ago 5 likes That really is a very poor bit of driving. Well done Alun for remaining upright, especially with actual contact from the door mirror. Just as well he stopped else due to the physical contact it

Re: Fools Price (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 17 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_ (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 17 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re: 'Why don't fairy-cyclists have licences?' - You asked Google, and (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 17 Hours ago by: JNugent

Probably that hikers and ramblers trespass upon private property (which fairy-cyclists strongly support). Mere pedestrians merely get in the way of fairy-cyclists on the footways and are a bloody nuisance, sometimes all too literal

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_bruta (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 19 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Avatar wtjs | 1885 posts | 5 hours ago 0 likes The police, however, have informed him that they will speak to the driver and possibly issue him with either a warning or a Fixed Penalty Notice It will be a 'warning', verbal if they can ge

Re: Fools Price (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 19 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Re: 'Why don't cyclists have licences?' - You asked Google, and we've (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 19 Hours ago by: Spike

How are hikers and ramblers different from pedestrians?

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_brut (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 19 Hours ago by: Spike

Perhaps the driver also feared for his personal safety in those encounters - cyclists have been known the deck drivers with just one punch. Before cycling off.

Re: Fools Price (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 19 Hours ago by: Spike

You show all the analytic ability of a road.cc reader.

Motorbike rider who killed cyclist while speeding in London jailed

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Posted: 12 Days 19 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A motorbike rider who killed a cyclist while speeding through London as the roads were empty in the first Covid lockdown has been jailed for 20 months.. Lewis McNeice, 41, was travelling at more than twice the speed limit on his Harley Dav

Drug-driver admits seriously injuring PCSO after knocking her from bike

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Posted: 12 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A drug-driver who crashed into an on-duty Police Community Support Officer (PCSO), causing her to sustain head injuries for which she is still undergoing rehabilitation, has admitted causing serious injury through dangerous driving. Mohamm

Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784_updated:_Even_Mr_Loophole_c

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

WELL WELL! A motorist who landed himself a bill of £4,500 when he turned down an invitation to undergo a driver awareness course after making a close pass on a cyclist got no sympathy from celebrity solicitor Nick ‘Mr Loophole’ Freema

Re: Fools Price (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The racist gammons and knuckledraggers will feel it harder in their pockets.

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 13 Days ago by: JNugent

On 16/06/2022 01:42 pm, swldx...@gmail.com ....talking to himself again, said:

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_bruta (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Awavey | 2681 posts | 36 min ago 2 likes That's not stopping at the earliest opportunity to me, that's stopping to fix their mirror and you happened to still be going their way. What on earth possessed them with a clear view of that cro

Re: "I missed the start of a wedding... because of LTNs" (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

The bride, groom and all the guests turn up at a wedding on fairy-bikes? Or on whichever bus happens to go past the church? *Really*? Funerals as well, I suppose (with a handcart for the coffin)? What is it about fairy-cyclists that

Re: Man arrested after cyclist dies in collision with van on A40 near (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

Thought so. According to Thicko Mason, the driver is banged up in Colditz (or something) until his trial at the magistrates' court on a careless driving allegation.

Re: Man arrested after cyclist dies in collision with van on A40 near (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

That's rubbish. Even an alleged death by dangerous would not result in a remand in custody. This (if reported correctly) is a careless driving allegation. Dealt with by summons. Someone was lying to you and you are too stupid to know i

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

Drivers don't need an insurance policy if they don't own a motor-vehicle!

Re: Fairy-cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

My father passed his driving test in the second half of the 1940s. Despite having a full licence, he never had any insurance on a vehicle until the early 1960s. That sort of thing was very common among those who had learned to drive

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_ (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

THE THREAD TITLE IS RIDICULOUSLY FANCIFUL - ONE OF MASON'S BEST. THE DRIVER WASN'T FORCED TO DO ANYTHING. On 15/06/2022 05:43 pm, swldx...@gmail.com wrote: How MANY thousands of millimetres? In fact, it sounds as though he could easi

Non-Event of the Day 785 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

You all know the story...

Re: 'Why don't cyclists have licences?' - You asked Google, and we've (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

WELL SAID No, that's wrong. There is only one reason why cyclists don't currently require a licence. It's a strange-to-cyclists concept known as 'the law'. In the twenty years following a peak in 1950, cycling declined by 80% nev

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Unlike cyclists, who can and have 'decked' someone with a single punch and got away with it, or deliberately damaged cars because the drivers had failed to obey some nutcase cyclist's outer-limits interpretation of some fantasy unspoke

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

That's total and utter claptrap.

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

But, of course, the elephant in the room is that cyclists and their cycles don't carry any form of ID. When you've been flattened by a footpath cyclist, how do you identify him so that you can sue for damages? That is reflected in the

Re: Humberside Police 'horrified' by how many drivers don't know what (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

It's less about 'walkers and cyclists' than snob people wanting a quiet road.

No FINE! Cyclist jumps red light, only gets WARNING

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

A CYCLIST who jumped a red light and almost collided with an oncoming car only received a verbal warning from the police. By Kris Boratyn 14:30, Sun, Jun 12, 2022 | UPDATED: 14:39, Sun, Jun 12, 2022 A cyclist who jumped a red traffic lig

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Demands for registration, licencing[SIC], insurance hi viz, banishment to the pavement and all the other nonsense are flags of an an effete corps of impotent self-entitled snob cyclists who believe they can do no wrong.

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Like cyclists, then?

Re: Man arrested after cyclist dies in collision with van on A40 near (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Newsgroups: uk.rec.cycling Subject: Man arrested after cyclist dies in collision with van on A40 near Raglan From: "swldx...@gmail.com" <swldxer1958@gmail.com> Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2022 03:13:17 -0700 (PDT) log reference 2200184652

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Referring to the cyclist quoted above, if an aggrieved person - such as we have seen on this group - decided to 'teach him a lesson' by denting the bonnet of his own car, he would quickly discover the true cost of repair, and it wou

Re: Fools Price (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Because he's the only one in step?

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland Tonight (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 17 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Along with over a million other drivers with no insurance. https://www.mib.org.uk/media-centre/news/2016/july/police-seize-the-uk-s-15-millionth-uninsured-vehicle-as-drivers-continue-to-flout-insurance-laws/

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 17 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

I did that a while back - I was parked in by a customised van. I thought I had room to creep out but a bit of plastic trim on my car left a neatly scored line along the van's side. I drove around the car park to calm down because the van

Re: 'Why don't cyclists have licences?' - You asked Google, and (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 17 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

Apart from pedestrians and equestrians and coachmen and scooterists and probably some others too.

Re: "I missed the start of a wedding... because of LTNs" (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 13 Days 18 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

No consideration for other modes of transportation like walking, cycling or public transport, just everyone in their sound-proof air-conditioned ego-protection modules going "parp parp" at anyone who dares cross their path.

Re: Humberside Police 'horrified' by how many drivers don't know what (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 13 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Sorry to "bpm" - here is the sign that is causing so much confusion amongst thicko drivers. https://i2-prod.hulldailymail.co.uk/incoming/article7207859.ece/ALTERNATES/s810/0_Screenshot-2022-06-14-at-215414.jpg

Near_Miss_of_the_Day_785:_“Gobsmackingly_brutal”

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 13 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

WHAT A TOTAL KNOB OF A "DRIVER" - TO BE FINED. The perpetrator of today’s shockingly close call, who attempted to squeeze between a cyclist and a pedestrian refuge with only millimetres to spare, stopped their car as soon as possible in

'Why don't cyclists have licences?' - You asked Google, and we've got

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 13 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The issue of cyclists and compulsory licences, training and insurance is a debate which continues to rage on, with Google's autocorrect suggestions highlighting how often people are intent on finding this information out, especially as op

Driver,_77,_prosecuted_for_passing_a_cyclist_too_clo

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 13 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A businessman is furious at being left £4,500 out of pocket after he was prosecuted for passing a cyclist too closely when the rider recorded the incident on a GoPro camera and sent it to police. Wayne Humphreys, 77, was captured overtak

Re: Man arrested after cyclist dies in collision with van on A40 near Raglan (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 13 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: "A 46-year-old man from the Abergavenny area was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and remains in police custody. ENDS He still remains in police custody pending a trial.

Re: Fairy-cyclist FINED for fake sex act on waitress (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 13 Days 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

And quite right too. Slightly reminiscent of the fairy-cyclist caught by a chambermaid having "sex with his fairy-cycle" a few years ago. A pattern of behaviour being displayed?

Re: Man arrested after cyclist dies in collision with van on A40 near (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 13 Days 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

Wasn't this reported (here) last week?

Fairy-cyclist kills three in wrong-way crash on motorway

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 13 Days 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

....but he isn't seriously injured. <https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-61794121> QUOTE: A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of causing a fatal motorway crash which killed three people. A suspected stolen van had

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland Tonight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

riTaxMan replied to Troon | 711 posts | 1 day ago 5 likes It's interesting how some motorists repeatedly bleat about uninsured cyclists causing damage to cars, yet how many of them would provide their insurance details if for example they

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland Tonight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

you can claim, you just have to claim against the person instead of an insurance company. I can't believe this has to be explained again, but the reason motorists have to carry third-party insurance and cyclists don't is that motorists are

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

I don't agree. He expects you to believe it.

Re:_These_guys_think_that_they_have_entitlement_and_the (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

Are you competing for Insensitive Oaf of the Year again? You're obviously leading the field. In fact, it's a wonder you haven't denied that the killing of a human being by a fairy-cyclist even took place, since you and others have sai

Re:_These_guys_think_that_they_have_entitlement_and_the (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

Sounds familiar... It can't have happened. it must be fiction. After all, we have been reassured - here - many times, that a fairy-cyclist cannot possibly injure a human being. Mason said so (see above).

Re:Fairy-cCycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

So what?

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

On 15/06/2022 11:21 am, swldx...@gmail.com... ....talking to himself, said:

Humberside Police 'horrified' by how many drivers don't know what

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Humberside Police said a shocking number of motorists have claimed ignorance after being caught driving down an access-only road – despite a clear road sign. The force was taking action in Preston, an East Riding village six miles from H

Man arrested after cyclist dies in collision with van on A40 near Raglan

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A cyclist – a woman in her 30s – died in a collision with a van on the A40 in Monmouthshire on Thursday evening, police have confirmed.. A 46-year-old-man from Abergavenny has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless dri

Clip shows company director's overtaking manoeuvre on cyclist that

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

MORE IDIOTS GETTING FINED. A company director has been fined more than £1,000 after he overtook a cyclist on a country road without leaving enough space. Wayne Humphreys, 77, was captured coming close to a cyclist while overtaking them i

"I missed the start of a wedding... because of LTNs"

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Here's one that slipped through the net a couple of weeks back but is more than worth a late call-up to the live (two weeks late) blog. Those pesky Low Traffic Neighbourhoods are at it again...*checks notes*... stopping people getting to we

Re: Fools Price (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

They weren't to know that he died of natural causes and not an RTC.

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland Tonight (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Avatar Mungecrundle | 2635 posts | 4 hours ago 0 likes Most drivers consider themselves as significantly above average in ability. We all do this in many aspects of our daily lives but perception of own driving ability seems to be particu

Re: Fools Price (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: Peter Keller

yes, agreed.

Cyclist FINED for fake sex act on waitress

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Cyclist is fined £60 and ordered to apologise after he feigned a sex act while standing behind a teenage waitress in Argentina 36-year-old Belgian cyclist feigned a sex act pressing up against waitress, 18 Iljo Keisse was in Argen

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

You're joking.

Re:_These_guys_think_that_they_have_entitlement_and_they_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

It is to be noted that you don't do that sort of analysis of e.g.to the claptrap put out by road.cc, or point out to those who complain of vehicles parked on yellow lines the many legal reasons by which they can do so

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784:_Another_close_pass_dri (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 16 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

IanMSpencer | 598 posts | 2 hours ago 0 likes The other costs are potentially they hired a solicitor (if so, what was that solicitor thinking) and the hassle of proving income as fines are income related,aren't they, with a default? Be

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland Tonight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 17 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

That is the point that people fail to grasp. I have been involved in one collision where there was damage to my bike and a car. (Motorist was 100% at fault). The aftermath of the collision was that my bike was a write off.... front wheel

Re:_These_guys_think_that_they_have_entitlement_and_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Was she wearing a helmet? "Believed to have been"? "Allegedly"? What is a "car lane"? "British witness", is nationality an issue? So she walked into the road in front of a moving vehicle without a helmet and without paying atten

(PDF) Environmental Assessment of Estuarine Ecosystems by Claude Amiard-Triquet

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 20 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Environmental Assessment of Estuarine Ecosystems by Claude Amiard-Triquet (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/pdf-environmental-assessment-of-estuarine-ecosystems-by-claude-amiard-tri

These_guys_think_that_they_have_entitlement_and_they_don (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Mother left brain dead after being hit by cyclist who yelled ‘Get out of the way’ on pedestrian crossing Jill Tarlov, 59, was crossing the road when 31-year-old cyclist Jason Marshall hit her around 4.30pm in Central Park, New York.

"It seems cycling is a typical backup story for slow news days":

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

GAMMON FODDER. Groundhog Day (noun): A situation in which a series of unwelcome or tedious events appear to be recurring in exactly the same way. Sorry, no idea how that got there. Anyway, they've been talking about cycling on the telly a

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I was in such a cortege in 2014 for a dead cyclist - got a lot of respect.

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland Tonight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

You can claim, you just have to claim against the person instead of an insurance company. I can't believe this has to be explained again, but the reason motorists have to carry third-party insurance and cyclists don't is that motorists are

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

OMG

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

And claim against those cyclists who criminally damage cars for no other reason than the driver failed to obey the sort of deranged outer-limits self-interpretation of the law by the criminal cyclist.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784:_Another_close_pass_dri (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

HoarseMann | 1633 posts | 4 hours ago 6 likes Great result. It just goes to show that close pass prosecutions can succeed in court. I know it's hassle for the police and courts when drivers contest a course or FPN, but if people start to

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“adviso (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Part of the north Belfast posse out on #ROB8 (link is external). @NBCycleCampaign (link is external) joins lots of cyclists around Belfast demanding better infrastructure and more protection on the roads. @deptinfra (link is external)

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“advis (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

OR GO ROUND THE ALLEGED 'OBSTRUCTION'

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

AFTER CRAWLING ALONG AT WALKING SPEED FOR MILES, OF COURSE.

Re:_"Ridiculous"_segregated_cycle_lane_under_fire_fr (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

zideriup | 38 posts | 2 hours ago 1 like zideriup | 38 posts | 2 hours ago 1 like Imagine what we'd have if the CTC didn't spend its earlier years actively campaigning against cycling infrastructure in favour of vehicular cycling.

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

You've got a "thing" about funeral directors, haven't you?

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland Tonight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Muddy Ford | 288 posts | 7 hours ago 6 likes Drivers only want cyclists to be insured and licenced so they can claim for scratches to their cars or mirrors being broken. They have literally no concern for protection of life by this deman

Re: SHOCK! HORROR!...CYCLISTS TO *DISMOUNT* AND USE A PEDESTRIAN (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

:-)

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784:_Another_close_pass_dri (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

TriTaxMan | 709 posts | 43 min ago 2 likes Yep I agree. I think too many people have been listening to Mr Loophole, thinking that if they just appeal a FPN that they will be guaranteed to succeed in their appeal as it's not worth the time

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

What fine?

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

As much as 60 year old children?

Re: “RTA language policing = instant ban” (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Sorry to hear this. Thanks for report. The word "accident" seems to ascribe unavoidable status to a crash/collision and needs replacing. We also need to avoid autonomous van syndrome (until there are such things!) There's a driver there som

Re:_“RTA_language_policing_=_instant_ban (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

IF IT WASN'T AN ACCIDENT... "AND IN OTHER NEWS, THERE WAS A DELIBERATE INVOLVING TWO CYCLES,,,"

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“adviso (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: It is a shame that people are able to cycle so easily until they reach certain sections of the Newtownards Road where they are then blocked by cars. ENDS TACKLE THE SOURCE OF THE BLOCKAGE THEN.

Re:_"Ridiculous"_segregated_cycle_lane_under_fire_fr (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

anMSpencer | 593 posts | 8 min ago 1 like This is my club and my neck of the woods. Firstly, these club members are only representing their own views. Discussing it on the club ride: 1. The interviewees were putting forward arguments

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“advis (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

FINE THE CYCLIST LAWBREAKERS!!

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Not as long as the owners pay the fine.

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland Tonight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Should 4 year old children pay VED and if so, how much?

SHOCK! HORROR!...CYCLISTS TO *DISMOUNT* AND USE A PEDESTRIAN (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

SHOCK! HORROR! CYCLISTS TO *DISMOUNT* AND USE A PEDESTRIAN CROSSING!! SHOCK! HORROR! CYCLISTS BEHAVING BADLY TO OTHER CYCLISTS IN THEIR COCOONED CYCLE LANES!! DOES NOTHING SUIT THE CYCLIST AGENDA? (For the benefit of those with E

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

On 14/06/2022 14:04, swldx...@gmail.com wrote You won't be *driving* from Hull to London and back again any time soon, then?

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“adviso (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Is it really a cycle lane if it's unusable for cycling? No. It's a thinly veiled car park. Doubtless this ticked some box somewhere in the Department for Cars.... Er, Infrastructure ENDS FINE THE LAWBREAKERS THEN!

Re: Cyclist fined for riding through red light in Shoreham (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

I refer you to the post in which the said statement was quoted, or you could email the police force concerned. PS: Your sig separator remains broken.

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“advis (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Only in your fantasy world.

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

You sound as if you regret boasting about your GCE's[SIC] now that it has come round to bite your backside.

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

Having a normally-developed sense of decorum and sympathy for others, I certainly wouldn't complain about it. Would you? Can *you* remember who was the utter idiot who complained about that private ambulance making a delivery or co

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So you have no problem with a hearse parking on and obstructing a footway?

Re:_“RTA_language_policing_=_instant_ban (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

So what? Is that a law or something? Or just a set of self-entitled yobs trying to bully others into an incorrect use of the language? Road.cc attempting to pick holes in someone else's grammar? Oh... the irony! What does it have

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_fairy-bike_lanes_are_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

Fining people for having committed no offence? How does that work?

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking of "utter fools", who was the idiot who complained - in this very NG a couple of weeks ago - of a funeral director's "private ambulance" [*] being stopped outside premises where there happened to be a fairy-cycle lane (as t

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

Hahahahahahahahahaha! :-)

Near_Miss_of_the_Day_784:_Another_close_pass_driver_

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

WHEN WILL THESE IDIOTS EVER LEARN? TAKE THE LESSONS. If you've been caught on camera in the wrong, it's probably best to cut your losses, take your medicine and accept your place on a driver awareness course... Today's Near Miss of the D

"Ridiculous"_segregated_cycle_lane_under_fire_from_c

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A major new West Midlands segregated cycle lane installed in April has attracted criticism from local riders who say it is "ridiculous" and "dangerous", however the council and the area's cycling and walking commissioner insist it has been

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland Tonight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Anyone can leap on a bike and head out without any training, licence or insurance ENDS Whyy do you have a problem with my grandkids on their trikes?

Re:_“A_perfect_example_of_how_not_to_take_a_rounda (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Gavin H Gavin H 1 day ago "F*cking Hell", indeed Joe: you broke the law running over the centre of a mini-roundabout & nearly wiped-out some innocent cyclist. Then you actually send a clip in! CotW award. Read the Highway Code when you get

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

£1-91 per litre today and the morons STILL had their engines running -- utter fools.

Re: Cyclist fined for riding through red light in Shoreham (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So you are claiming you did not say "Red lights apply to all road users".

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“adviso (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Asked and answered.

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland Tonight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

When you get to PhD level childhood qualifications are irrelevant. I am sure your GCSE is important to you and I hope one day you will make it to assistant burger flipper.

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“advis (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

State your evidence for the existence of 'cycle taxes'.

Re:_“A_perfect_example_of_how_not_to_take_a_rounda (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

And immediately lost the argument.

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

And?

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“advis (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

CYCLISTS RLJ: SIMPLE SOLUTION - JUST FINE THEM ALL. JOB DONE. CYCLISTS RIDING ON FOOTPATHS: SIMPLE SOLUTION - JUST FINE THEM ALL. JOB DONE. CYCLISTS IGNORING CROSSINGS: SIMPLE SOLUTION - JUST FINE THEM ALL. JOB DONE. CYCLISTS NOT KEEP

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“adviso (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Thank you for proving my point.

Re: “RTA language policing = instant ban” (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

You seem to forget motorists pay Rude Tax and are therefore exempt from blame in any and all collisions. It is always a cyclist's fault even if there is no cyclist within 100 miles.

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

The person on the group who passed his GCE's [SIC] in English Language and English Literature will be along shortly to explain why your quoted sentence contains an error.

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

I'm a Scientist so I don't speak Unwashed Northerner.

Tufty_declined_to_comment…

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

09:51 Tufty declined to comment… This brilliant tweet – in response to the completely bonkers revelation in a recent Near Miss of the Day that an aggressive close pass driver was unable to attend court “because he was bitten by a s

“RTA_language_policing_=_instant_ban”

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

As any dedicated reader of the live blog will know, language matters. Believe me, I’ve scrolled through enough of our readers’ comments to know that you’ll pick up on any mistake, major or minor (I won’t mention my excellent colle

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Many were on their phones as well IN the petrol station.

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“adviso (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure has said that bikes lanes along a busy Belfast road are only “advisory”, after local cyclists claimed that the lanes are “completely unusable” due to the number of cars const

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland Tonight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Despite the government, as recently as December, saying it has "no plans" to introduce legislation the so-called debate about cyclists needing compulsory training. ENDS And number plates and magic hats don't forget!

Re:_“A_perfect_example_of_how_not_to_take_a_rounda (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

nosferatu1001 replied to brooksby | 412 posts | 22 hours ago 2 likes Yep, cyclist already on the roundabout before joe got there...

Re:_Cyclist_who_films_motorists_committing_offences_fac (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

That'll do. There is also (in the UK at least) the concept of conduct likely to cause a breach of the peace. See: <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breach_of_the_peace>

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

Rhetorical questions, as you know, do not require an answer and are to be understood as comments rather than as questions. But as you say, there may well be comments to make about a rhetorical question.

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

I was thinking the same!

Re: Cyclist fined for riding through red light in Shoreham (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

It's not my claim. Email the police force concerned.

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: Peter Keller

I reserve the right to make a comment about *any* question.

Re:_Cyclist_who_films_motorists_committing_offences_fac (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: Peter Keller

So the potential fine was for 'blocking the road' rather than for 'taking a photograph'.

Cyclist_who_films_motorists_committing_offences_facing_

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

A cyclist has been warned he could get hit with a £1,000 fine for filming motorists committing offences at the wheel. Police reportedly told Tom Bosanquet, 42, from Bristol that his 'civic efforts' shouldn't bring him 'into conflict with

Re: Cyclist fined for riding through red light in Shoreham (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So you have no evidence to support your claim.

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“advis (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Thanks for replying to a statement that wasn't made, which you still have an opportunity to address.

Re: Majority of drivers unaware of Highway Code changes, new study suggests (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Tu Quoque

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Mq59ykPnAE

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“adviso (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

The answer is obvious even for those with sub-turnip IQ.

Re:_RED-FACED_cyclist_fined_£30_after_riding_past_a (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Because I did.

Re:_RED-FACED_cyclist_fined_£30_after_riding_past_a_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

And you passed English Lit? How?

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“advis (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Thanks for replying to a statement that wasn't made, which you still have an opportunity to address.

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

You must have missed the lesson on the grocer's apostrophe, then.

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Look up the meaning of 'rhetorical question'.

Re: Majority of drivers unaware of Highway Code changes, new study (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

And the percentage for cyclists is.... And the percentage for cyclists is.... And the percentage for cyclists is.... Total silence from: NO SURPRISE THERE THEN

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Email him and ask?

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

I know of someone, who claims to be concerned about 'climate change', who drove from Hull to London and back again - engine running all the time - instead of taking the train! Or cycling...

Re:_“A_perfect_example_of_how_not_to_take_a_round (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

LOL Perhaps it can, in the alternative reality known as 'the cycling world'.

Re:_RED-FACED_cyclist_fined_£30_after_riding_past_a (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doxxfXqpKYA&t!6s

Re:_“A_perfect_example_of_how_not_to_take_a_rou (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: JNugent

There is no requirement to use indicators. If there were, you or some other fairy-cyclist would be able to quote it. "nearly"? Did he hit the fairy-cyclist? Or did he not hit the fairy-cyclist? It can't be both.

Re:_RED-FACED_cyclist_fined_£30_after_riding_past_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: JNugent

Don't be ridiculous. Although I know you can't help it.

Re:_RED-FACED_cyclist_fined_£30_after_riding_past_a (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Your post.

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“adviso (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

We still have to pay income tax even though the war against Napoleon is over.

Re: Killer fairy-cyclist gets nine years... (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

He should have used a car that way he could claim 'It was just a momentary lapse of concentration' or 'I had to swerve to avoid an unlit cyclist'.

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

I have O-levels in English Language and English Lit if that helps but they were called GCE's in those days.

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

I don't know, why are you not surprised?

Re: "Tougher measures required": Low Traffic Neighbourhood planters (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Rich_cb | 2767 posts | 1 hour ago 0 likes Don't see the problem with this. Somebody has decided that they don't agree with the presence of these planters so has vandalised them. It works for SUVs right? https://www.tyreextinguishers.co

Nine naked bike rides across London draw attention to drivers

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A total of nine naked bike rides took place across London on Saturday. The riders - an estimated 1,000+ - took to their bikes, wearing either nothing or as little as they deemed possible. The riders were campaigning against the global de

“A_perfect_example_of_how_not_to_take_a_roundabout

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Poor Joe, talk about telling on yourself. First, he forgets the point of a roundabout, cutting across it (after seemingly forgetting to put his indicators on), nearly driving into a perfectly law-abiding cyclist in the process. After mut

Majority of drivers unaware of Highway Code changes, new study suggests

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

NO SURPRISE THERE THEN. A new study suggests a concerningly high number of UK motorists are unaware of January's changes to the Highway Code, with more than 50 per cent unable to even name one new rule. The study by Vertu Motors (link is

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland Tonight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

What has happened to Mr Arsehole since his defeat? Seems to have gone quiet lately.

Killer fairy-cyclist gets nine years...

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

<https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-61787997> QUOTE: A drugged-up [fairy-cyclist] who killed a mother-of-five as she was on the school run has been jailed for nine years. Jamie Taylor, 42, ran down 39-year-old Iram Shahzadi in

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

They even had their engines running when waiting to fill up - madness.

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“adviso (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Maybe they are a learner?

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Argumentum ad populem

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Cyclists only see driving licences as a means of inflicting punishment on drivers they believe have broken the rules that exist in cyclists' imaginations. Some even go as far as criminally damaging the vehicles of such imagined errants.

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

Not even in English Language. I can easily believe that.

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

In the case of GCSE Economics, I can't say that surprises me. In what way? Especially for consumers who don't ant to, or are unable to, pay the price currently demanded.

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“advis (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

State your evidence for the existence of 'cycle taxes'/

Re:_RED-FACED_cyclist_fined_£30_after_riding_past_a_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Is that what you think?

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Why am I not surprised?

Re:_RED-FACED_cyclist_fined_£30_after_riding_past_a_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Based on what, exactly?

Re:_Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“adviso (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Why was the car not on a motorway? Motorways are provided by cycle taxes for the exclusive use of motor vehicles so all motor vehicle journeys MUST include a motorway.

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

I don't have any GCSE's. Yes.

Re:_RED-FACED_cyclist_fined_£30_after_riding_past_a (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Please cite the relevant law requiring these mythical 'fairy-cyclists' to stop at red lights.

Re:_RED-FACED_cyclist_fined_£30_after_riding_past_a (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

You have already supplied the evidence.

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland Tonight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Last December, solicitor Nick Freeman, known as 'Mr Loophole' for his securing acquittals of drivers accused of motoring offences — often on a technicality — had his petition asking for cyclists to wear identification and have li

Re: "Tougher measures required": Low Traffic Neighbourhood planters (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days ago by: JNugent

Absolutely. Do they take it in shifts, 24/7?

Re: Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland Tonight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Smoggysteve | 80 posts | 1 hour ago 2 likes There is not a single western developed democracy which insists on cycling licences, insurance or a test to ride on their roads. So why so we allow the anti-cycling brigade continue to push for

Re: "Tougher measures required": Low Traffic Neighbourhood planters (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Low Traffic Neighbourhood 'human bollards' step in following repeated vandalism. https://road.cc/content/news/ltn-bollards-vandalised-replaced-volunteers-293423

Re: Fairy-cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days ago by: JNugent

If fairy-cyclists "are "very aware" of the Highway Code", why do so few fairy-cyclists follow the Highway Code and/or obey the law? Lies like that cannot go unchallenged. With fairy-cyclists, it's a large *majority* who ignore the Hi

Re: "Tougher measures required": Low Traffic Neighbourhood planters (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days ago by: JNugent

Not at all. If someone has to travel three times further for a particular part of the journey than they had to previously, and if that extra distance involves travel via congested junctions, traffic lights, etc, that effect will be s

"Tougher measures required": Low Traffic Neighbourhood planters

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A Sheffield councillor has called for "tougher measures" to "stop the wanton vandalism of Low Traffic Neighbourhoods". The comment comes following a recent spate of vandalism to the LTN planters in the Nether Edge and Crookes area of the c

Cycling licence 'debate' reignited by Channel 4 show and Scotland Tonight

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Despite the government, as recently as December, saying it has "no plans" to introduce legislation the so-called debate about cyclists needing compulsory training, a licence and insurance to use the roads has resurfaced in recent days, with

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

How come they can always afford to leave their engines running whilst waiting in a traffic jam? Fuel can't be expensive enough.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_783:_aggressive_close_pass_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Don't fucking shout at me like that, I've got me fucking daughter in the car and now I'm setting her the example that you should not only drive like a prick but look for a fight the second anyone challenges you. What an absolute spann

Re: Fools Price (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

That is the whole point of a price increase. Supply and demand is an allocation process. Where goods are scarce, or more scarce than normal, the price is bid up by those who are most in need of, and most immediately able to pay for, s

Re:_RED-FACED_cyclist_fined_£30_after_riding_past_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

A. There is nothing in the report to suggest that the marked police car was driven through a red traffic light. B. In any case, police drivers are authorised to contravene certain traffic regulations where necessary in order to enfo

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_783:_aggressive_close_pass_d (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

Government_says_Belfast_bike_lanes_are_“advisory

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure has said that bikes lanes along a busy Belfast road are only “advisory”, after local cyclists claimed that the lanes are “completely unusable” due to the number of cars constantly

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_783:_aggressive_close_pass_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

TriTaxMan | 703 posts | 1 hour ago 2 likes The driver has shown that they are simply not fit to be behind the wheel of a motor vehicle, firstly by the fact that they appear to have breathtaking anger management issues. Secondly by the f

Re: Cyclist fined for riding through red light in Shoreham (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Ask the police, it's their statement.

Re: Cyclist fined for riding through red light in Shoreham (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Which law requires pedestrians to obey red lights?

Re:_RED-FACED_cyclist_fined_£30_after_riding_past_a_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

You'll need to supply the evidence that the police car did in fact drive through a red light.

Re:_RED-FACED_cyclist_fined_£30_after_riding_past_a (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So the Police driver drove through a red light but was not given ticket even though he posed more danger to pedestrians.

_RED-FACED_cyclist_fined_£30_after_riding_past_a_red

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

The man cycled through the pedestrian crossing despite the red signal on Thursday afternoon. He failed to notice the marked police car travelling in the opposite direction, which promptly turned around and stopped the cyclist. He was issu

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_783:_aggressive_close_pass_drive (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

"...it's the bailiffs!" seems to be a familiar call to you?

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_783:_aggressive_close_pass_drive (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Apparently not. It's difficult to see how such an attitude benefits the image of cycling - which as we have recently seen, desperately needs to upped from the virtue-signalling, self-centred, self-entitled, blame-shifting victim me

Re: Cyclist fined for riding through red light in Shoreham (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

+1. Well, not to pedestrians. But DEFINITELY to fairy-cyclists.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_783:_aggressive_close_pass_d (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Does it ever stop?

Fools Price

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 18 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

If motorists don't like the cost of fuel they can stop buying it. The retailers will have to meet the consumers need.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_783:_aggressive_close_pass_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

MOT expired 4 months prior to this incident - but I guess he got away with that. I doubt the points will bother him and I expect he wont pay the fine anyway. I hope he doesn't pay it and that he endures years of fearing every knock at

Re: London cyclists furious at lorry driver's bad parking in cycle (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

wp: As for London I avoid like the plague it's a horrible place for a truck driver to work, besides I'm leaving the trade now had enough, it's just not worth being a truck driver anymore.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_783:_aggressive_close_pass_drive (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Your small-minded vindictiveness is showing again.

Cyclist fined for riding through red light in Shoreham

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

WELL DONE POLICE Cyclist fined for riding through red light in Shoreham A CYCLIST has been fined for riding through a red light. Sussex Roads Police issued a fixed penalty notice to the rider in Shoreham on Wednesday, April 27. Police

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_783:_aggressive_close_pass_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

eburtthebike | 3264 posts | 1 hour ago 2 likes Well done to the magistrates for issuing a realistic fine, and for the judge in the crown court too. This hard-working family man should be shown some magnanimity by readers here, and we sh

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_783:_aggressive_close_pass_drive (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Perhaps he had a £600,000 pension pot...

Re: London cyclists furious at lorry driver's bad parking in cycle (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

What action have the police taken against the driver of this 'industrial vehicle'?

Near_Miss_of_the_Day_783:_aggressive_close_pass_driv

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Oh dear - what a potty-mouthed pillock. If you've done wrong and got away with a relative slap on the wrist, it's probably advisable to take what you're given and move on... however, it appears the aggressive driver in this clip from road.

Re: Making my blood boil: ITV's Highway Code programme annoys motorists (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Give drivers a chance - they still believe in "road tax"! Roman roads may take some time to sink in.

Re: London cyclists furious at lorry driver's bad parking in cycle (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Criticisms were shared on social media where users complained about the lack of protection for bikers on the capital's roads. ENDS Just hope that the idiot driver damaged some wands so that he can be done for criminal damage as wel

Re: Fairy-cyclist on M3 arrested: Class A drugs found (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

:-) Sounds as though he'd consumed a few as well. Well... that's what fairy-cyclists *do* with Class A drugs, isn't it? And those other people on the M3 weren't staying the requisite 5 metres clear of him, I'll bet. Lane 3 !!!

Cyclist on M3 arrested: Class A drugs found

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

A cyclist suspected of carrying class A drugs was caught by police pedaling up a motorway. The risky rider was spotted in the middle lane of the M3 at around 5am this morning. Police were called after receiving calls about the cyclist nea

Re: Making my blood boil: ITV's Highway Code programme annoys (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 23 Hours ago by: Spike

Why didn't you cycle?

Re: Making my blood boil: ITV's Highway Code programme annoys (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 23 Hours ago by: Spike

Sounds like a false-flag post.

Re: London cyclists furious at lorry driver's bad parking in cycle (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 16 Days 23 Hours ago by: Spike

What action have the police taken against the driver of this 'industrial vehicle'?

Re: Making my blood boil: ITV's Highway Code programme annoys motorists (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Indeed - I've just been driving on Ermine Street which was built 1900 years before the first car.

Re: Making my blood boil: ITV's Highway Code programme annoys (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

:-) Oh... the irony! Semi-literate Mason has the effrontery to criticise the writing of A N Other. You really couldn't make it up.

Tabloids_report_AA_want_us_to_get_on_our_bikes_to_be

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The AA's president Edmund King has hit out at numerous newspapers for suggesting it is somehow ironic that the head of Britain's biggest motoring organisation would suggest cycling and walking are more affordable than driving for short jour

Re: Making my blood boil: ITV's Highway Code programme annoys motorists (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Probably a Brexit voter - they're illiterate as well.

Re: London cyclists furious at lorry driver's bad parking in cycle (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Note that this cycle lane is protected by wands and so this moron driver must have driven ALONG the lane for some considerable distance towards oncoming traffic - what a tosser.

Making my blood boil: ITV's Highway Code programme annoys motorists (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: brian

In message <876fb8b9-6d58-4f95-acce-1dbf9f95f0ben@googlegroups.com>, "swldx...@gmail.com" <swldxer1958@gmail.com> writes "there's always been roads , just fewer cars " ________________ _______________

Re: London cyclists furious at lorry driver's bad parking in cycle (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Now tell us what the law says about it.

Cyclists total lack of knowledge of double yellows law (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

<https://www.mylondon.news/news/west-london-news/london-cyclists-furious-truck-drivers-24202027> Let's hope that the 'industrial vehicle' wasn't delivering bicycles... One suspects that a fleet of cargo bikes delivering the same stuff

Re: London fairy-cyclists furious at lorry driver's bad parking in (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

In a word - yes. But it's typical of the virtue-signalling, self-centred, self-entitled, blame-shifting victim mentality so frequently expressed so vindictively in cycling circles and on cycling web sites.

Re: London cyclists furious at lorry driver's bad parking in cycle (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Days 16 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: The main consensus was that the lorry driver had caused an unnecessary danger to cyclists wishing to use the lane. There were some comments asking where the lorry driver could have parked to make his deliveries instead. Stefan told

Re: London fairy-cyclists furious at lorry driver's bad parking in (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Days 17 Hours ago by: JNugent

Is that fairy-cyclist *parked*, then? Or do you "think" that the lorry driver should risk his life by stopping in the middle of the carriageway and trusting the passing fairy-cyclists to have regard for his safety as a pedestrian whil

Re: London cyclists furious at lorry driver's bad parking in cycle (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Days 17 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

What an utter idiot parking like this. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FUu2oTGXsAESVLv?format=jpg&name=large

Re: London fairy-cyclists furious at lorry driver's bad parking in (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Days 18 Hours ago by: JNugent

A double yellow line does not prohibit stopping when necessary. Only an idiot doesn't know that. And that clearly-idiotic commentator didn't know it. What did that idiot mean? Was he suggesting that the premises to which the delive

Cyclist sought who may have witnessed fatal motorcycle crash

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A POTENTIAL witness to a motorcycle crash which claimed the life of the rider is asked to come forward. Police are appealing for a cyclist to come forward who possibly witnessed the fatal collision which occurred on the top road from Coln

London cyclists furious at lorry driver's bad parking in cycle lanes

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A picture of a lorry unloading goods in West London has sparked fury among cyclists as it blocks a designated cycle path. Slamming the industrial vehicle for its "illegal parking", two wheeled enthusiasts used the picture to spread awarenes

Van driver arrested after hit-and-run leaves cyclist with

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A 30-year-old cyclist has received potentially life-changing injuries following a late-night hit-and-run. The cyclist was riding a pedal-cycle near Bridge End Road, Swindon when he was hit by a van at about 10.30pm last night outside the

Re: Ten drivers stopped for passing unmarked police cyclist too (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Good to see the police using the near miss system to good effect - tackle those first and the injuries and deaths will reduce at the same time.

Re: Ten drivers stopped for passing unmarked police cyclist too (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

Tierra-del-fuego? Is that a pub in Hull?

Re: Ten drivers stopped for passing unmarked police cyclist too (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

You need to understand the motorist mentality, nothing is their fault. Obviously these drivers were forced to pass too closely because of an unlit cyclist in Tierra-del-fuego.

A total waste of public and police resources

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Meanwhile, real crime that affects far more people is going unactioned by the police. Now you know the reason why you're just doled out with a crime number and left to fend for yourselves, always presuming in the first place that you can

Ten drivers stopped for passing unmarked police cyclist too closely

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 18 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A POLICE drive to encourage road users to give each other sufficient space on the roads when overtaking stopped 10 drivers in a Ross-shire town for failing to do so. Road policing officers spoke to a number of drivers and cyclists as part

Driver appears in court over Walsall cyclist's death

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 18 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A man has appeared before magistrates charged with causing the death by dangerous driving of a 19-year-old cyclist in Walsall. Florentine Chinanga–Chou died after his bicycle was struck by a red Vauxhall Corsa, in Midland Road, Darlaston

Driver arrested after cyclist seriously injured in Torquay crash

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 18 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A 22-year-old cyclist was flown to hospital by the Devon Air Ambulance after he was seriously injured in a crash in Abbey Road, Torquay last night. A Torquay driver has been arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit because of drink or d

Cyclist_causes_havoc_on_anti-LTN_‘One_Chiswick’_

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 18 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

GOOD RIDDANCE. Ah, One Chiswick, we hardly knew ye. As the anti-LTN and cycle lane group passes into the great traffic jam in the sky – along with some confidential security info and almost £50,000 of its supporters’ money – cycli

Re:_“Making_my_blood_boil”:_ITV’s_Highway_Code (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 18 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Grahamd | 1247 posts | 8 hours ago 10 likes Whilst the programme was pretty good, it was a bit too nice to really hit home. I would have liked to see a montage of clips showing the carnage caused by vehicles to emphasise why the changes w

Re: “Making my blood boil”: ITV’s Hi (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 19 Hours ago by: JNugent

Vindictive little people such as fairy-cyclists.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_781:_Police_claim_they_can (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Operation Close Pass is an initiative being rolled out by police forces across the UK to reduce the number of accidents caused by drivers not giving enough space to people riding bikes. Today it was the turn of Cumbria Police to introduce

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_781:_Police_claim_they_can (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Now you know why you won't get a copper round for a burglary.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_781:_Police_claim_they_can (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Operation Close Pass is a road safety initiative working to educate drivers and vulnerable road users to help everyone stay safer on Northamptonshire’s roads. Operation Close Pass is part of a range of road safety work being undertake

Re:_“Making_my_blood_boil”:_ITV’s_Highway_Code (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

One of those tweeters - Toni Russo - is, according to her twitter bio, a 'media expert on obesity issues'. Andy Big Hands Hyde-Harrigan ("Fuck cyclists") is a National Express bus driver, tweeting under his real, easily recognisabl

Re: Compilation of Drivers who received Educational Courses for close (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Driver of Ford Pickup WR70BVO receives an Educational Course from Police for close pass on cyclist. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7S8LTfFa5T4

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_781:_Police_claim_they_can (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

So what is the latest data for cycling's annual mileage? <silence> Perhaps it is so only in Scotland? Quelle surprise.

Re: “Making my blood boil”: ITV’s Hi (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Don't be silly. Due Process is there essentially to stop vindictive little people employing such measures.

Re: Compilation of Drivers who received Educational Courses for close (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 18 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

FROM THE SAME AUTHOR AS WHAT?

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_781:_Police_claim_they_can (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days ago by: JNugent

Perhaps you mistook the vehicle whose horn was being sounded? Perhaps you mistook the intended target of the blast of the horn? After all, not everything is about *you*, even though you obviously "think" it is. He didn't "miss" if

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_781:_Police_claim_they_can (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

To be fair, some police forces are excellent at tracking down and fining close passing idiot drivers. Cycling Scotland launches annual TV/radio ad campaign to encourage drivers to give space to people on bikes. The Road safety campaign

Re: Compilation of Drivers who received Educational Courses for close (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Driver of Kia Niro LF70HOA received an Educational Course for this close pass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze56nz_Ya4c FROM THE SAME AUTHOR.

Re:_“Making_my_blood_boil”:_ITV’s_Highway_Code (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Surreyrider replied to EM69 | 195 posts | 22 min ago 3 likes In a fair and just country, all those Tweeters should immediately have their licence revoked as they have provided evidence that they are not fit to be behind the wheel of a ve

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_781:_Police_claim_they_can (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Mike Collins

Translated, 'We will do everything in our power to protect motorists right to do what they want, especially when the victim is a cyclist.'

Re: Compilation of Drivers who received Educational Courses for close (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Spike

Question for today: How many of the cyclists didn't use the available cycle lane? Hint: look closely at the videos.

Re: “Making my blood boil”: ITV’s Hi (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

Didn't someone on this group recently say that they had dented a number of cars whose drivers had failed to uphold their standards?

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_781:_Police_claim_they_can (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

Presumably Reader Kionne is that same one who recently submitted a video of himself cycling well out in the lane on a newly-resurfaced road full of loose chippings, which he admitted almost caused him to crash, while travelling at 27mp

“Making_my_blood_boil”:_ITV’s_Highway_Code_pro

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The changes to the Highway Code, designed to protect vulnerable road users, were the centre of an investigation on ITV’s Tonight programme (link is external) last night (I know, six months behind the times, but this TV business doesn’t

Re: Compilation of Drivers who received Educational Courses for close (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I submitted a Freedom of Information request, West Yorkshire Police now release a quarterly report https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/SaferRoadsSubmissions#proactive-publication

Re: Compilation of Drivers who received Educational Courses for close (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

I expect Mason had them at Approved School.

Re: Compilation of Drivers who received Educational Courses for close (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Peter Keller

We had those at primary school.

Near_Miss_of_the_Day_781:_Police_claim_they_can’t_

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days 17 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Police told a cyclist who submitted footage of a very close pass in which not only did the driver give a long blast of the horn, but the car’s passenger also put their arm out of the vehicle’s window, possibly in an attempt to strike th

Re: Five teens arrested over Weymouth cyclist axe attack (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days 18 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

https://www.discogs.com/release/1252466-Various-Axe-Attack

Driver arrested after GB triathlete killed while riding time trial in Wales

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A van driver has been arrested after a cyclist who represented Great Britain in triathlon was killed while taking part in a time trial on the A40 near Raglan in Monmouthshire. Gwent Police say (link is external) they were alerted to the in

Re: Five teens arrested over Weymouth cyclist axe attack (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE : Three Weymouth boys, two aged 15 and one 16, along with a boy from Wimborne, also 16, and an 18-year-old Poole man were all held on suspicion of robbery. ENDS In other reports, his bike was taken too.

Re: Compilation of Drivers who received Educational Courses for close (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Steve Douglas 1 month ago hi there, can I ask how do you know it was an Education Course given? i've submitted a couple of videos to Operation Snap and got reply saying action was being taken but not specified what. The list given is Warn

Re: Five teens arrested over Weymouth cyclist axe attack (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

Obviously, Mason is hinting that Scott Hall is a cyclist. There can be no other connection.

Re: Five teens arrested over Weymouth cyclist axe attack (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Can't quite see what this has to do with cycling. On 09/06/2022 15:48, swldx...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: Compilation of Drivers who received Educational Courses for close (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Another approach would be to take a different route.

Re: Five teens arrested over Weymouth cyclist axe attack (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Wimborne again - who knew? A MAN has been handed another prison sentence for offences of assault, public disorder and failing to leave Poole town centre. Scott Hall, aged 40, was accused of assaulting a man by beating him in High Street,

Re: Five teens arrested over Weymouth cyclist axe attack (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 23 Hours ago by: JNugent

Sounds serious...

Five teens arrested over Weymouth cyclist axe attack

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Posted: 20 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Five teenagers have been arrested after a cyclist was attacked with an axe and a knife. Dorset Police said the victim, a local man in his 40s, needed hospital treatment after the assault on the Rodwell Trail in Weymouth on Saturday night.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_780:_Cyclist_tells_police_t (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

STiG911 | 405 posts | 1 hour ago 2 likes Christ, there's no way that ringpiece didn't know what he was doing. I've watched / listened to this a few times, and I'm pretty sure he actually changes down to accelerate and make it worse that

Re: Compilation of Drivers who received Educational Courses for close (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

14 hours ago I would have cycled in a more central position through some of the slower roads to prevent close passes. Not that you should have to though.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_780:_Fairy-cyclist_tells_pol (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

Neither do Parliament, the courts, the electorate and the population in general. It has to be Collins, wouldn't you say? Calling for a punishment (for nothing!) when that punishment doesn't even exist?

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_780:_Fairy-cyclist_tells_pol (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

Hello, Mr Collins! Or are you perhaps a different member of the "Don't Bother With Legislation, Justice, Trial or Due Process Society"?

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_780:_Cyclist_tells_police_they_s (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

Unfortunately for you, the police do not agree with your vindictive assessment.

Re: Compilation of Drivers who received Educational Courses for close (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

WE NEED EXAMPLES OF COPS RUNNING EDUCATION COURSES FOR CYCLISTS

Compilation of Drivers who received Educational Courses for close

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Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

MORE EXAMPLES OF COPS RUNNING EDUCATION COURSES FOR DRIVERS. All these drivers paid West Yorkshire Police for an Educational Course for driving without consideration to other road users by close passing a cyclist. All clips shot on Chilli

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_780:_Cyclist_tells_police_t (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

– his reply to the force being that they are “law enforcement, not school teachers.” Wrong - cops run speeding seminars for drivers caught exceeding the speed limit.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_780:_Cyclist_tells_police_t (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

brooksby | 9640 posts | 12 min ago 1 like Very high speed, no actual motion to overtake - the cyclist is lucky that the van was being driven a bit further out into the lane. How on earth the local police didn't think it worthy of a mor

How not to win friends and influence people...

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Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

A road.cc reader who got a very close pass from a van driver at speed was left unimpressed with the response from police, who said they would “educate” the driver – and told them they should be involved in “law enforcement, not sch

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_780:_Fairy-cyclist_tells_pol (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: JNugent

So many people dislike fairy-cyclists, with their entitled and arrogant attitudes. Now several more police officers dislike them.

Near_Miss_of_the_Day_780:_Cyclist_tells_police_they_

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Posted: 20 Days 16 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A road.cc reader who got a very close pass from a van driver at speed was left unimpressed with the response from police, who said they would “educate” the driver – and told them they should be involved in “law enforcement, not scho

Re: Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by car in south Manchester (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 19 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I think that would flummox even Mr Arsehole himself.

Re: Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by car in south (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Re: Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by car in south Manchester (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: A cyclist has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in south Manchester. The incident happened at around 12.20pm on Tuesday afternoon (June 7) on Slade Lane in Levenshulme. ENDS 1220h is outside "low flying Sun wriggles"

Re: Police ask public to submit photos of selfish parking to add to (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

On a similar note, I'm pretty sure that Sussex Road Police Twitter mentioned about illegal plates and stated they could action for people nationwide if sent into them via DM etc What sort of illegal plates? Lancashire is completely open ab

Mum lays into drink driver who killed her son while trying to avoid

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Posted: 20 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A mum has told a courtroom of the heartbreak caused when her teenage son who dreamed of becoming a lawyer was killed by a drunk driver. James Biscoe, 21, was three times over the drink-drive limit when he ploughed into aspiring lawyer Juni

Re: Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by car in south (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

In the absence of any actual evidence, make some up.

Re: Police ask public to submit photos of selfish parking to add to (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

If we want a safer infrastructure, for all road users, peds, cyclists et al, then the culture of "I can cycle where I f**$%ing like" needs to be stamped out.

Re: Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by car in south Manchester (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Looks like the driver pulled out of the junction on the left: https://i2-prod.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/incoming/article24166703.ece/ALTERNATES/s810/0_Maps1.jpg

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The snarlword "accident" has been replaced with "incident", even amongst the police. Also, all such incidents ARE logged - believe me.

Re: Police ask public to submit photos of selfish parking to add to (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Chris Hayes | 1210 posts | 18 hours ago 2 likes So, please do our job for us as we can't be arsed. Yes, there will be an element of WCBA but, the fact is, the Police ARE underfunded and underresources, along with a hierachy (manageme

Re: Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by car in south (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

When you spent your year in hospital, after jumping off a bridge and being run over by a lorry (and I feel sorry for the driver, who may be suffering all sorts of issues as a result) did you ever wonder why the hospital only informed rel

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

....among other things...

Re: Police ask public to submit photos of selfish parking to add to (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

"Courts are the final arbiter" is just such a nuisance, isn't it? All that pesky evidence stuff, allowing defendants to, well, mount a defence, and Mr Arseholes getting people off...shouldn't be allowed.

Re: Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by car in south Manchester (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said: "Officers attended a road traffic collision between a car and a cyclist on Slade Lane, Levenshulme, at 12:20pm on 7 June 2022. A male cyclist has been taken by ambulance to hospital

Re: Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by car in south (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

Dying at home, in some circumstances, would also suit the cycling communities agenda. "Every movement needs its martyrs"

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

AKA Cycling MIkey.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

Not true - there are many police forces who hand out something called Fixed Penalty Notices. The police are not allowed to hand out 'fines', only a court can do that. If he says the same as you, then he's ignorant as well.

Re: Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

"The cyclist was found laid on the ground and suffered from significant injuries including a partial loss of sight in one eye, the court heard. " Terrible injuries - throw the book at the drunkard driver.

Re: Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by car in south Manchester (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Otherwise he'd be in even more bother than he is already.

Re: Police ask public to submit photos of selfish parking to add to (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I read the article and the linked one too and googled Park Safe but i can't find where or how you can report bad parking, anybody know? The link in the article to Operation Park Safe takes you to the following page, where there appears to

Re: Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

Does it matter? To anyone sane, I mean.

Re: Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by car in south (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

Wouldn't everybody - except Mason - be doing that?

Re: Police ask public to submit photos of selfish parking to add to (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

That's not a paragraph and it isn't composed of coherent sentences. It's just noise. "Beat The Clock" again? The courts are not the final arbiter of how many "test cases" there have been (if any). The CPS would be that. You'd bette

Re: Police ask public to submit photos of selfish parking to add to (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

belugabob | 149 posts | 14 hours ago 4 likes "The separate offence of unnecessary obstruction of the highway includes pavements, as well as roads, meaning proceedings could be brought by the police under criminal law,..." So, pretty mu

Re: Police ask public to submit photos of selfish parking to add to (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

Whoever you are.... Dangerous parking? The police should be involved in that. You mean he (or maybe it was you) failed to give way to oncoming traffic when he crossed to the RHS of the road in order to overtake the parked van, rath

Re: Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by car in south Manchester (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: "The driver of the car, a man in his 60s, has been arrested on suspicion of driving without due care and attention and is being questioned in custody." ENDS He will be hoping and praying that the victim does not die in hospital.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: He added: “I didn’t report it to the police as they don’t bother unless you actually have an accident.” ENDS Not true - there are many police forces who hand out fines to drivers based on received footage from cyclists thes

Re: Police ask public to submit photos of selfish parking to add to (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

bikercub | 23 posts | 1 hour ago 4 likes Southampton City Council has an online system for reporting illegally parked vehicles. It works really well. There is an idiot near me that keeps parking his van on the double yellows of a 90 de

Re: Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by car in south (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

Exactly. Driving without due care and attention (and its Section 3 neighbour, driving without reasonable consideration for other road users) are matters dealt with via a report and perhaps a summons or a FPN. An arrest would be appr

Re: Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

THERE WILL BE NO SENTENCE NO MATTER HOW MUCH YOU WISH IT. NO-ONE IS ON TRIAL.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

No matter how loud the Hornit, it should not be used an an excuse for failing to cycle with due care and anticipation. It's use demonstrates a failure to apply a regime of safe cycling. For example, Jim said “If the traffic light h

Re: Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by car in south (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Really?

Re: Police ask public to submit photos of selfish parking to add to (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Is it an offence to "park on the pavement (footway)"?

Re: Police ask public to submit photos of selfish parking to add to (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re: Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by car in south (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

How long has DWDCAA been an arrestable "offence"?

Re: Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

It has already been pointed out - by the court no less - that it won't be. How long have you had English comprehension difficulties? All your life, or just since you started drinking home-brew whilst sitting in holes in the ground?

Re: Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re: Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Jurors at Manchester Crown Court heard that after hitting the cyclist, Ms McVicar then got back into the white Range Rover Evoque before continuing down Moorside Road, before allegedly colliding with a parked car and rolling onto its

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Here's one in the flesh as it were: https://www.wigglestatic.com/product-media/109953398/Hornit-dB140-V3-Bike-Horn-Black-Remote-Trigger-01.jpg?w=430&h=430&a=7

Prison_for_‘despicable_coward’_who_did_not_stop_

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

AN UNINSURED motorist drove on and left a Sandhurst-trained Irish Guards major - turned successful business consultant - fighting for his life on a dual carriageway, a court heard yesterday (June 6). Cathal O’Reilly had cycled for 32 ho

Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by car in south Manchester

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

ARREST MADE. A cyclist has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in south Manchester. The incident happened at around 12.20pm on Tuesday afternoon (June 7) on Slade Lane in Levenshulme. The cyclist, whose age is not known, was t

Re: Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

One suspects that there are some people about that have others move away from them, sometimes because they smell of alcohol. Or just smell. Or whatever.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

I can't!

Re: Low Traffic Neighbourhood 'human bollards' step in following (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

eburtthebike | 3251 posts | 1 hour ago 2 likes Well done to the people doing this, clearly Cycling Mikey fans. I wonder if Amanda Holden will be weighing in with some totally inappropriate, misguided offensive comment? It's been said b

Re: Police ask public to submit photos of selfish parking to add to (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Call me a sceptic, but when WMP says they have addressed 'thousands' of cases of illegal parking, I don't believe them. They couldn't even address my one case of very illegal being driven into side-on by a driver at a roundabout, witn

Re: Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

You can hear one in action on most of Jeremy Vine's videos as he uses one.

Re: Low Traffic Neighbourhood 'human bollards' step in following (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

It looks as though some fairy-cyclists have found their niche in life: bollards. And the description is already *so* apt.

Re: Police ask public to submit photos of selfish fairy-cyclists (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

Easy enough. Just find a fairy-cyclist and take a photo or video of him / her. Don't worry about diagnosing the selfishness level. Regard them all as totally self-centred and you'll be right FAR more often than you might ever be

Re: Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

For someone officially judged unfit to stand trial (a code for "non compos mentis")? When was that law changed?

Re: Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

"Unfit to stand trial" may well mean that a custodial ("jail") sentence is not possible.

Re: Police ask public to submit photos of selfish cyclists (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

Ah! Great news! So the campaign to start videoing footpath cyclists has started. Bring it on!

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

It might not have been too little, but it was certainly too late, stemming form poor anticipation by the cyclist.

Re: Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

One bows to your superior knowledge of alcoholism, diagnosed from a single badly-composed media story. Note that this is a 'trial of the facts'. It is NOT a trial of a person.

Low Traffic Neighbourhood 'human bollards' step in following repeated vandalism

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Posted: 21 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A group of Oxford volunteers will replace a Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) bollard during rush hour this week following a spate of vandalism. The Oxford Mail (link is external) reports the LTN planters and bollard on Howard Street have al

Re: Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: “I know I shouldn’t have been driving. I had a drink, I have done wrong, I’m sorry.” Following a blood test, she was found to have 168 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood - the legal limit is 80 milligrams, th

Re: Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

Ford_removes_controversial_“don’t_drive_it,_aim_

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Posted: 22 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Police ask public to submit photos of selfish parking to add to

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Posted: 22 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

About time too - pavements are for PEDESTRIANS, not selfish drivers to leave their personal property on. A traffic officer at West Midlands Police has encouraged the public to keep submitting evidence of selfish parking, as well as other t

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: “I gave her a blast of my Hornit which was when she and her passenger both looked round.” ENDS Those things are bloody loud - will make even a deaf and blind driver turn round. :-)

Re: Ford Fiesta driver arrested after cyclist rushed to hospital with (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Looks like yet another case for Liverpool Crown Court - the only such place with a revolving door at the back with a van waiting.

Re: Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

What? Was she still pissed like she was when she up ended her car? Seems a bit of an alcoholic. The trial continues.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Instead of whining about others and playing the vigilante, it might be netter to learn some roadcraft concerning anticipation and defensive cycling.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Yes, it was careless of the cyclist not to anticipate the situation in good time.

Re: Ford Fiesta driver arrested after cyclist rushed to hospital with (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

I missed the report of the trial, verdict, and sentence - did you forget to post it?

Re: Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

"Jurors heard that the woman only ever cycled on the pavement when she went out on her bike". I was under the impression that the footpath was for pedestrians, and unaware that cycling on it since being a child gave one authority to do

Re: Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 12 Hours ago by: JNugent

Which woman did she mean? Another iteration of "the woman". Which woman? Why should any pedestrian have to do that? The cyclist should have been on the carriageway and no threat to pedestrians. Safer for her had she only been w

Woman driving Range Rover smashed into cyclist after drinking Bacardi

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Posted: 22 Days 17 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A woman driving a Range Rover allegedly struck a cyclist after drinking Bacardi and Coke, a court has heard. After knocking the female cyclist 'off her bike’, Janice McVicar, 57, momentarily stopped in the middle of the road, in Swinton,

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 18 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Awavey replied to Clem Fandango | 2639 posts | 2 days ago 5 likes totally, Ive got to that point where I feel Im tackling such a huge problem, like literally a 3hr ride today Im easily in double digits on 1.5m close passes, and a handful

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 18 Hours ago by: JNugent

+1. The sensible thing - the ONLY sensible thing - to do when faced with the prospect of a collision - and it makes not the slightest difference whose fault the fairy-cyclist imagines it to be - is... S T O P !

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I find this attitude hard to understand; next time she might kill you or another cyclist. Indeed - I thought we'd got past calling this sort of potentially lethal constructive negligence an "accident".

Re: Plymouth named one of the best places for cyclists (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Forbes Advisor found that Birmingham is the best location in England and Wales for cyclists with an overall index score of 87.30. Renowned for being the heart of the West Midlands, the city scored particularly well for the air qualit

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: The road was closed to allow crash scene investigation to take place. ENDS What about the poor drivers affected by the road closure? Did they receive counselling for their trauma?

Re:_Britain’s_Got_Terrible_Cycling_Takes:_Amanda_H (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Cyclists with cameras are asking for trouble? Presumably, so are drivers with dashcams. Even worse is all the speed cameras dotted around the place - the police are totally asking for trouble by doing that. QUITE.

Re: Ford Fiesta driver arrested after cyclist rushed to hospital with (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: "section 18 wounding with intent" ENDS Sounds like another jail term for a criminal driver. Good.

Re: Plymouth named one of the best places for cyclists (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

In high-cycling1950, average life spans were 66 for men and 72 for women. As cycling declined by 80 percent over the following 20 years, people became healthier and lived longer; with today's low level of cycling, people now live to 79

Re: Third most dangerous city for cyclists yet Plymouth named one of (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

<https://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/news/plymouth-news/plymouth-named-one-best-places-7170288> Didn't someone recently repost an article claiming that Plymouth was a cycling shit-hole? Ah, here it is, posted by swldxer1958@gmail,com on t

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Failing to avoid situations such as "...pulling out into me causing me to take severe evasive action" suggests at the very least a lack of anticipation, much in the vein of other self-entitled cyclists who barge into known hot-spots and

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Only if they agree on what happened, and it ties in with other information. Pesky stuff, this evidence, innit?

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

When was the trial, then? Do tell.

Re:_Britain’s_Got_Terrible_Cycling_Takes:_Amanda_ (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Well, it got covelo all hot and bothered, so it couldn't have been all bad...

Re: Ford Fiesta driver arrested after cyclist rushed to hospital with (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

"wounding with intent"?

Ford Fiesta driver arrested after cyclist rushed to hospital with

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Posted: 22 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A driver was arrested after a cyclist suffered serious injuries in a suspected hit-and-run crash. Merseyside Police arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of section 18 wounding with intent following the incident in Kirkby at around 9.30p

Re: Plymouth named one of the best places for cyclists (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: "Exercise, for many of us, is its own reward. It helps us feel better, and it gives us the energy and sense of well-being we need to set about our daily lives with a positive attitude. If you live in an area that has the spaces and f

Re: Plymouth named one of the best places for fairy-cyclists (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: JNugent

[snip] "Kevin Pratt", eh? Now they're making up their own jokes without the need to be prompted.

Plymouth named one of the best places for cyclists

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A new survey by life insurance experts at Forbes Advisor has ranked Plymouth as the eighth best location in England for cyclists. Birmingham topped the list, followed by Luton and Crawley, but Britain’s Ocean City was named inside the t

Cardiff is finally becoming a city for cyclists - but there's plenty

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

When I first moved back to Cardiff in 2014 I brought a bike with me. I was living in Roath and working in the city centre so it made sense to cycle. Quicker than walking, cheaper than the bus, it was a no brainer. I went to uni in York, wh

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

2 June, 2022 Ferry should have got double to what the woman driver got....at least she stopped. But both should be banned for life from driving. This happens too many times. R.I.P. to the cyclist and thoughts to his devastated family.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Clem Fandango replied to eburtthebike | 92 posts | 2 days ago 9 likes I don't know, I've been on the end of similar instances & despite the driver ignoring a give way line and pulling out into me causing me to take severe evasive action t

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Sorry - I forgot that eye witnesses have since come forward, so we will soon find out in court.

Re:_Britain’s_Got_Terrible_Cycling_Takes:_Amanda_H (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

covelo | 7 posts | 2 hours ago 10 likes Cyclists with cameras are asking for trouble? Presumably, so are drivers with dashcams? That BGT video is just despicable. Like depressingly despicable.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’ (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

On 06/06/2022 11:25 am, swldx...@gmail.com...

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’ (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

On 05/06/2022 05:55 pm, swldx...@gmail.com...

Re: Non-Event of the Day 777: cyclist not hit by vehicle (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

Does crossing a give-way line mean that it has been ignored? Move along there... nothing to see... just fairy-cyclists in lying fairy-cyclist mode... What's new? Mason prolly spent the weekend in a hole in the floor of his garage

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 23 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

has he actually been discharged from hospital yet?

Re:_Britain’s_Got_Terrible_Fairy-Cycling_Takes (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

I don't know who "Axel" is, but he isn't frightened of the road.cc Mafia, and that has to be a good sign. ??? Who... CARES? No-one of any importance.

Britain’s_Got_Terrible_Cycling_Takes:_Amanda_Holde

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Posted: 23 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I’ve been in Italy for the past two weeks, swapping the Platty Joobs for the Festa della Repubblica, so this year’s series of Britain’s Got Talent has somewhat passed me by (though, to be fair, that’s been the case for at least the

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 23 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: An elderly woman is in a critical condition after being hit by a car which mounted a pavement in South Ayrshire. ENDS Did the criminal driver *admit* to mounting the pavement, or was it self-evident?

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Chris Hayes | 1209 posts | 3 hours ago 0 likes Have to agree with Grumpus and perhaps we need to create a new noun from the verb [to be] negligent to create 'a negligent.' I even had an OED definition: 'an unfortunate incident, typically

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Heartbreaking when I read this bit “But for the actions of Miss Robinson and Mr Ferry, there was no reason Graham Pattison wouldn’t have made it home to his family that afternoon." I bet they won't even do the full sentence !! So, so s

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 23 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Whoosh...

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Unfortunately, "... pull[ing] out a plethora of evidence that this driving was a habit..." doesn't prove 'beyond reasonable doubt' that the driver did so on this occasion. HTH.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 23 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Keep up the wishful thinking.

Re: Non-Event of the Day 777: cyclist not hit by vehicle (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

So the claim by road.cc that "A driver who pulled out on a cyclist they had not seen because they were chatting to their vehicle’s passenger features in the latest video in our Near Miss of the Day series" is based more on a desire t

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_ (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Lookup the law to see what it says about the obligation to assist dying people.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Why should it have an impact on any other driver? Be explicit, even if it does make you look even more like a vindictive idiot than usual. [* Whatever "...the open the,selves..." might mean... if anything.]

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 23 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Whoosh!

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLcMTkiolGU

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

if the police don't action, you might as well write a report and throw it in the bin, it has no impact on the driver or any other driver. The only hope would be that in any case where the defence tried the momentary lapse defence, the polc

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Probably had illegal tinted windows as well.

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

UncleFeedle 2 years ago I'd replace the barriers with solid steel walls, which rise up from the tarmac. Drivers would bloody stop then.

Re: Non-Event of the Day 777: cyclist not hit by vehicle (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

No matter, the driver still ignored the give way line.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Failing 66.0, Daily Fail HQ, United Kingdom, 4 days ago How does anybody leave another fellow human being to die in the road, a whole life sentence would be more appropriate for such incredible callousness?

Re: Non-Event of the Day 777: cyclist not hit by vehicle (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

There is no evidence whatsoever in the video clip that shows the driver was talking to the passenger.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

So what toothless form do you take?

Re: Must be undercover fairy-cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

The scum cyclist probably comforted himself with the thought that the cars shouldn't have been parked there, so it was their fault rather than his....

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 23 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

Thank you for confirming what I said.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 23 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

I am not a toothless budgie.

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Nugents will tell us train drivers should be able to stop within the distance they can see to be clear and therefore the Selby crash was not Gary Hart's fault.

Re: Must be undercover fairy-cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

Then there's this one of a late-night fairy-cyclist badly damaging at least one parked car (there was probably damage done to two) and simply scarpers, carrying his now-defective fairy-bike with him: <https://www.dailymail.co.uk/vide

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_ (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

Is this another 'Beat The Clock' word cloud?

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

They make amusing videos too :-) <https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5385615/Cyclist-phone-loses-teeth-slams-gate.html>

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 23 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

Perhaps he doesn't need an excuse as he might have access to a cyclist-type Mr Arsehole.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_ (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

LOL

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

There are a number of legitimate reasons for vehicles to stop or park on double yellows. It might be an idea for you to brush up on your understanding of the law, as you seem to have a different view of how it operates to the real-wor

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’ (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself: According to reports, your "spineless worm" wasn't involved in a collision. Which statute or regulation did he breach by not stopping? Was he prosecuted for not stopping?

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

An ex squaddie with a bit of a temper never he sounds like the aggressor trying to intimidate a woman he should have got a lot more at least she had the decency to stop unlike that spineless worm.

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I like the ones who don't understand flashing red lights at level crossings. They make amusing youtube videos :-) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oi2dU1crhRE

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 24 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Also, he wouldn't be able to use the "low flying Sun" wriggle - Moon perhaps?

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’ (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

I'll get in first: So no evidence to back up your claim, as usual? [ :-) ]

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

It *does* matter, but some idiots don't know that. A double yellow line does not prohibit any vehicle from stopping, for various different purposes, the most obvious of which would be allowing an occupant to alight from the vehicle or

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

I'm sure that Collins isn't trying to channel Judith. He could try. But he couldn't succeed.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Ah, so it could have been 0040h - that will mean that the cars, pedestrian and window were invisible to the idiot driver.

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Even when they are as simple as double yellow lines that they don't even have to read. "I was only a minute" DOESN'T MATTER!

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Sad yet this is quite a repetitive thing on Teesside, does not mention the party she had a week before going to prison, the boyfriend drives around in his large car very fast like he owns the roads, to many car drivers getting away with mu

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 24 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

Only the evidence on your newsserver. HTH.

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

If that is so, then you have no justification for your immediately-preceding .silly statement.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_ (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

The only point you made was that cars don't fly. HTH.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 24 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So no evidence to support your claim as usual.

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Probably because they don't.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Thank you for proving my point.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_ (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

None of that bitter little diatribe makes the dead pedestrian undead.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_ (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

What's your reasoning for stopping their imprisonment at 20 years?

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

Speed limits certainly don't seem to apply to cyclists in 20mph zones outside schools.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 24 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

I refer the gentleman to my original posts, which are extant on his newsserver.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

And yet pedestrians are 200 times as likely to be killed on a footway by a motor vehicle as a bicycle even though we have been told many times cars are never driven on the pavement. If you see a car parked on the pavement it is because th

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 24 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Is Judith back or something?

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

3 days ago Well that's wiped the filthy smile off of her lying pig ugly disgusting face. Her other half should have been locked up with her. Utter scum, every single one of them. Sentence isn't good enough - they should have both been ba

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Of course, speed limit signs are optional but magically seem to apply to cyclists when they overtake slow moving cars.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 24 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So no evidence to support you claim as usual.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Of course there is. You've seen it, read it, and forgotten it already. See your GP.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_ (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

When they get out they could get a bicycle each and race along the pavement. Much like cyclists today.

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Isn't it illegal to loiter on street corners? He should be done for that. Perhaps an aggrieved driver will get a Mr Arsehole on to it.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 17 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Eight years (out in three or four?) is not enough to deter people from treating the roads as their own entitled space. This sentence will not make anyone 'think' about their actions. Heavy sentences don't deter. Do you think it woul

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’ (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 17 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re: Near Miss of the Day 778: Impatient driver overtaking cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 17 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

IanMSpencer replied to lesterama | 560 posts | 1 hour ago 0 likes Yeah, Ambridge seems to frustrate drivers so they get lead-footed either side and the road width means that they can't pass even if you are in the gutter, as the video show

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 17 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Your right to freely drive" / "freedom" - there's the issue. This is hugely oversold by culture and especially advertising. You can acquire a licence to drive a motor vehicle. Under certain conditions e.g. age, health (link is external

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Typical motorist ' Road signs only apply to me when I find them convenient'..

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So no evidence to support your claim as usual.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 778: Impatient driver overtaking cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Because it would not have been in rebuke as that's illegal.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_ (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

You've been dining out for days over this, do you think that's a mentally healthy approach?

Non-Eveny of the Day 778: Cyclist makes futile gesture (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

To try to make things appear bad, a dose of supposition gets larded in: "...could have been... Why do cyclists make gestures after non-events?

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

pen_roads | 150 posts | 3 days ago 9 likes A "1" in front of both sentences would have been appropriate. Log in or register to post comments Avatar AlsoSomniloquism replied to open_roads | 3326 posts | 3 days ago 8 likes I'm actua

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’ (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: JNugent

You didn't go to a charm school, did you? You obviously went to a lack-of-charm school. What would you have said if anyone had expressed the same wish in respect of Charlie Alliston? Or would that have been "Totally Different" [TM}

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

anMSpencer | 559 posts | 3 days ago 2 likes While not condoning the behaviour, this sort of response is why I am extremely reluctant to filter, and would rarely consider occupying an advanced stop box at lights. ASLs might work in London a

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Now quote the part of the HC that says 'keep well to the left'.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Eye witnesses have now come forward - thank heavens for that.

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: You MUST NOT move forward over the white line when the red light is showing. ENDS Cycling Mikey to the rescue.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

See an optician. You shouldn't be out and about with eyesight that bad.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

It's likely the speeds and the aggravating factor of them racing / whatever each other think max is 14 but it's difficult to get that high for a first offence, even if neither pleads guilty. out in half if they behave. there reall

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: JNugent

Speaking to himself again (or at least, pretending to): "Bell End of The Year".

Re:_£2_million_plan_to_permanently_pedestrianise_he (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Even though they spoil videos of trains smashing into cars on YT.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_ (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Already have done, a number of times on this group. See your GP about memory loss.

Re:_£2_million_plan_to_permanently_pedestrianise_hea (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Anyone see a snag here? Such as cyclists and pedestrians in the same space? Safe my a**e, it's just more pandering to cyclists.

Re:_£2_million_plan_to_permanently_pedestrianise_he (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

And level crossing cameras of course for impatient gits.

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

He even has a police award now.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Clem Fandango replied to eburtthebike | 91 posts | 20 hours ago 5 likes I don't know, I've been on the end of similar instances & despite the driver ignoring a give way line and pulling out into me causing me to take severe evasive action

Re: Must be undercover cyclists...commuter catches five drivers (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: JNugent

Almost correct. But you spelled it incorrectly. It's "bell end".

Re: Near Miss of the Day 778: Impatient driver overtaking cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: The Skoda passes too close to me and ‘worse’ almost collides with the oncoming VW who sounded its horn in alarm. ENDS Must have been dangerous if an oncoming driver had to sound their horn in terror.

Non-Event of the Day 777: cyclist not hit by vehicle (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

So you were in a danger spot and *luckily* you weren't travelling fast? Good heavens. "If..." "...would have been..." ",,,wouldn't have..." Talk about piling supposition upon supposition just to talk up a non-event into something it

Re:_£2_million_plan_to_permanently_pedestrianise_h (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: JNugent

How about law-breaking fairy-cyclists, of which there are many? [Sorry for the tautology.]

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: JNugent

THAT attitude is hard to understand. The fact that the driver (allegedly) didn't see the fairy-cyclist does not make the incident any more likely on any subsequent journey. An accident can happen to anyone, at any time. It need not be

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Definitely agree with that. But at least it's a small step in the right direction compared with the usual slaps on wrists handed out. I really hope they can't cope with prison and they both end up dead before they can harm anyone else.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 778: Impatient driver overtaking (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: JNugent

Near your teacher?

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_ (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

tugging the cyclist forelock, that way we'll all be safer. Let's get the emotionally unsuitable cyclists off the roads and pavements, that way we'll all be safer.

Near Miss of the Day 778: Impatient driver overtaking cyclist

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Posted: 24 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

What a total knob - at least we have their number. We regularly see impatient overtakes on Near Miss of the Day, some worse than others, but few come as close to causing a collision as this. road.cc reader Marcus was riding on the A442 in

Re: "For all he knew I could have been dead": Cyclist searches for (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

AlsoSomniloquism | 3326 posts | 4 months ago 18 likes I know at the time you feel good, but when involved in an accident like this, especially if people are helping, do not move and do not go home without first getting Medical and Police

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

eburtthebike | 3241 posts | 19 hours ago 7 likes “I didn’t report it to the police as they don’t bother unless you actually have an accident.” I find this attitude hard to understand; next time she might kill you or another cycli

Re:_£2_million_plan_to_permanently_pedestrianise_he (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Hopefully the signs will have cameras underneath them to catch any lawbreaking drivers ignoring it - much like red light and box junction cameras do.

Re: "For all he knew I could have been dead": Cyclist searches for (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

What does "riding across [...a...] roundabout mean? You're supposed to ride around them. Does he mean he was crossing the roundabout's carriageway from footway to central island (or vice-versa)?

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

It's good that you are familiar with the concept of the evasive stop. Well done Too many fairy-cyclists regard any occasion to stop as an impingement of manhood - and appear to even see a crash as preferable to stopping. They can't al

Re:_£2_million_plan_to_permanently_pedestrianise_h (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

Will they be say: "Pedestrians Only No vehicles or fairy-cycles. By order"?

Re:_£2_million_plan_to_permanently_pedestrianise_he (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

That sign only means other people must not use motor vehicles on that road.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

HC 151: "be aware of cyclists and motorcyclists who may be passing on either side."

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Avatar IanMSpencer | 559 posts | 14 hours ago 2 likes I was nearly hit on a roundabout where the only thing that saved me was the passenger warning the driver. As I gathered myself up from my evasive stop, my interpretation of the look f

Re:_£2_million_plan_to_permanently_pedestrianise_he (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I am sure that *someone* must have seen a moron driver colliding with several cars, a shop window and an elderly lady. DEAD CERT!

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

I wouldn't if it were to happen. But it never does, does it? It's only fairy-cyclists who do it.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

It happens. It even happens to other drivers. Grow up and live with it. People make mistakes. The answer is to be ready for them and to react properly to them. A fairy-cyclist passing lights on green? Where's the fun in that? Good.

Re:_£2_million_plan_to_permanently_*pedestrianise* (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

That'll make it easier for self-entitled fairy-cyclists, won't it? How would *pedestrianising* a street provide access for fairy-cyclists? Do fairy-cyclists understand the word "pedestrian" and its derivatives? Can they, in fact, even

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

English comprehension has never been one of your particular skills, has it?

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So no evidence to support your claim as usual.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So cite the cases.

Re:_£2_million_plan_to_permanently_pedestrianise_he (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

AKA 'Free car park' or 'Short cut' as motorists call it.

£2_million_plan_to_permanently_pedestrianise_heart_

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Bristol City Council is set to request funding for a £2 million plan to fully pedestrianise parts of the city centre. Changes to King Street and the Old City have been mooted, to make the temporary traffic ban introduced during the summ

Near Miss of the Day 777: Driver chatting with passenger pulls out on cyclist

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Posted: 25 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A driver who pulled out on a cyclist they had not seen because they were chatting to their vehicle’s passenger features in the latest video in our Near Miss of the Day series. The incident was filmed in Havant, Hampshire, by road.cc read

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

eburtthebike | 3241 posts | 2 days ago 15 likes Condolences to Graham Pattison's family. I hope the fact that these two have received substantial sentences for the damage they did will be a tiny crumb of comfort. Maybe Jake Wallis Simo

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Cyclists may pass slower moving or stationary traffic on their right or left ENDS https://www.highwaycodeuk.co.uk/using-the-road-overtaking.html

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

The ones that your memory seems either to have selectively forgotten or to have lost. See your GP.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Me. In the post you replied to.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Cite?

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

What cases?

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

'Nuff said...

Re: Humberside Police shift 999 delays onto BT (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

See what I mean?

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Cyclists, of course, are far more considerate, showing this by shouting "Get out of the f*****g way, I'm not stopping!" before running into people and killing them. Then doubtless on the advice of a cycling Mr Arsehole hoping to explo

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 9 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Why do you object to intelligent road users filtering? It wont affect you in your motorised womb.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

I wasn't surprised to learn that you are unable to exercise patience or consideration.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Indeed they weren't. But they were well covered here and MC is more than familiar with both cases.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Where's the bit that says that they've been disqualified from driving for eight years or more? <FX: tumbleweed>

Re: Humberside Police shift 999 delays onto BT (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

You can be rational when you choose. Why do you choose rationality so infrequently? [Which of us is - at least in your imagination - Mr Pounder?]

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

(talking only to himself): (talking only to himself, again): [this next line must be a quote from someone else:]

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Why do you keep talking to yourself? It isn't as though you are going to get any intelligent conversation that way, is it? Of what is the old gentleman "guilty" (according to you)? Have you never been "badly shaken"? When you were

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 17 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

They never seem to break that down into rider fault vs. other fault.

Re: Humberside Police shift 999 delays onto BT (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

What happens when an immovable object encounters an irresistible force?

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Some cyclists boast of hitting cars that have broken the cyclists' rules.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Then why the OP?

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

At least one motorist was killed by a cyclist in that fashion. his mates got away with it on a 'Mr Arsehole' type of technicality.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Is your memory selective or merely fading?

Re: Humberside Police shift 999 delays onto BT (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

And here was me thinking cyclists knew the law. So many fields of knowledge...of which you display little familiarity.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

No. I have two specific cases in mind. I doubt they were on road.cc

Re: Humberside Police shift 999 delays onto BT (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

If I am ever declared terminal many motorists will see the Black Rabbit before me and then I will softly and suddenly vanish away, I already have my genuine fake passport and untraceable credit card to an offshore account. But I am glad y

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Translated, 'I cannot cite a case'.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Here are their mug shots: https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/police-pictures-killer-drivers-david-24119819

Police pictures of killer drivers David Ferry and Paige Robinson as

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The custody pictures of two killer road rage drivers whose "selfish" actions caused the death of a adored dad-of-two have been released as they begin lengthy stints behind bars. David Ferry has been jailed for eight years while co-accused

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

Replying to himself: Replying to himself: Replying to himself: For how long have those two fairy-cyclists been banned from attempting to drive? I ask only because the cited report (mind you, it was in "road.cc", so don't expe

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

If you choose to travel alone in a vehicle designed to carry 5 people plus cargo at over 100mph you deserve to be stuck in a queue. Don't afflict your poor lifestyle choices on me.

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

You will never see what you don't look for (and don't understand). Your best bet would be to re-read the thread (assuming you've read it in the the first place, which clearly isn't a safe assumption). And try hard to understand.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

"JP17" has told me that indeed criminal drivers who get a jail sentence as well as a ban start to serve their ban AFTER they are released from jail. So these two pieces of scum will get 8 year bans after their long sentences. GOOD.

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Still no evidence to support your claim I see.

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 23 Hours ago by: JNugent

Read the thread. Or get an adult to read it to you.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 23 Hours ago by: JNugent

Isn't patiently waiting your turn, not trying to get in front of those who were first, usually regarded as one of the greatest British virtues?

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 23 Hours ago by: JNugent

None. Thank you for answering.

Re: Humberside Police shift 999 delays onto BT (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 23 Hours ago by: JNugent

Only to the extent that I believe you intend to do as you said.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 23 Hours ago by: JNugent

Don't act daft. Well... OK... try not to act daft, at least.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 23 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself again, said: Have an educated guess as to why that is. ["Educated" only to the extent which is possible for you, of course - which we know isn't very much.]

Re: Humberside Police shift 999 delays onto BT (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

I take it you agree with me.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Your fantasy creature was never mentioned. Is there a point you are failing to make?

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Same here. I aim to get through the lights on the next green phase so only filter when necessary and rarely pass the lead motor vehicle.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

More Nugent fantasy, unless you can cite an actual case.

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So no evidence to support your claim, just your fantasy world as usual.

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Have you *really* not read this very thread? The "Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being mugged for bike at knifepoint" were entitled fairy-cyclists trying to rob a victim of her own fairy-bike. Keep up!

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

The murder of a pedestrian by a fairy-cyclist deliberately and recklessly riding a fairy-cycle with no brakes? Or shouting "I'm not effin' well stoppin'..." and deliberately aiming at a group of pedestrians...?

Re: Humberside Police shift 999 delays onto BT (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Don't make us miss the entertaining bit after the police arrive and you try to explain your motives.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 4 Hours ago by: Peter Keller

I live in the particular. No way am I going to let general weirdness interfere with my pleasures and quality of life.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Which fairy-cyclist are you talking about? Which part of the report mentions one?

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Collins and Mason: surrealists...

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 5 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Translated, 'I cannot think of a way to blame a cyclist'.

Re: Humberside Police shift 999 delays onto BT (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 12 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Exactly That would defeat the object.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 12 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So no evidence to support your claim as usual.

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 12 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Cite?

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

As though you didn't know...

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

When were you elected to the HoC? dishing out severe punishments if you accumulate X number of points due to dangerous driving. If you are repeatedly caught doing things that are likely to eventually result in someones death then you l

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’ (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re: Humberside Police shift 999 delays onto BT (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

No. There is clear precedence for prosecution for driving over the limit, irrespective of any collision which may or may not have happened. Please notify us in advance.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 16 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

That does not matter, motorists are never at fault so an unlit cyclist is clearly responsible.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 17 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

EH? "An elderly woman is in a critical condition after being hit by a car which mounted a pavement in South Ayrshire. " No mention of any cyclist.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 17 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

"It was a cyclists fault", typical motorist.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 17 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Why? Most modern SUV's use an aheadset rather than a quill.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 17 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Cite?

Re: Humberside Police shift 999 delays onto BT (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 17 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So you believe drunk drivers should not be prosecuted unless they actually kill someone? No harm, no foul, right? I think I will get a MAC-10 street sweeper and randomly fire it into a crowd, so long as no one is injured no law has been b

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 18 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Do you have a specific case in mind? It is very difficult to kill someone with a bicycle but very easy with a car and if you use a car you can claim 'it was just a momentary lapse of concentration' or 'I had to swerve to avoid an unlit cy

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

mctrials23 replied to IanMSpencer | 2 posts | 6 hours ago 3 likes I agree up to a point but if you kill someone through reckless driving I don't care how much that impacts your life going forwards, you should be banned for life. 12 poi

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

The same could be said for cyclists.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

chrisonatrike replied to IanMSpencer | 2680 posts | 22 hours ago 0 likes They act as a buffer / safety net when people follow the previous couple of amber gamblers but notice that another direction has started moving through the junction.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

One such 20mph zone had three schools down it and it still had drivers doing 30mph plus past little schoolkids at leaving time Presumably speeding cyclists got away on a 'Mr Arsehole'-type technicality.

Re: Humberside Police shift 999 delays onto BT (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

They could take the same course of action for the cyclist 'I wasn't hit by a car' videos.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

It would certainly improve their concentration.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Replacing the handlebar bolt with such a spike would be a good idea for cycles.

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Prosper0 | 463 posts | 23 hours ago 0 likes Muggings are a key byproduct of the failed London Quietways cycle policy. Quietways focus on low cost routes through parks and remote areas, routed through those places becuse putting proper cy

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Note motorcyclists as well. 20% deaths - 2% traffic.

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

I can think of some cyclists that would benefit from borstal.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Some caused by irate self-entitled cyclists decking people with one punch.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

BalladOfStruth replied to IanMSpencer | 54 posts | 1 day ago 10 likes IanMSpencer wrote: ASLs might work in London and Oxford, but elsewhere, motorists just get irate at some cheeky cyclist getting in front and in their way. I

SUV driver pulls out of junction and crashes into Olympic champion

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Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Olympic Madison champion Katie Archibald has revealed that she was knocked off her bike at the weekend by an SUV driver who pulled out on her at a junction while she was on a training ride. In a post on Instagram today, the 28 year old f

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

One road.cc rider recently video'd himself at 27 in a 20 limit while riding on a dodgy road surface and having narrowly avoided crashing.

Re: Edinburgh cyclist horrified after driver 'crashed into him then (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Vehicles first used on 1 April 1985 or later The front windscreen must let at least 75% of light through and the front side windows must let at least 70% of light through.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

andusud | 558 posts | 22 hours ago 12 likes As others have said, no mention of a ban. No one convicted of such an offense should ever be allowed to drive again. It's not harsh - lots of people get on with their lives without ever driving.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Was the idiot driver wearing a plastic hat? See: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FT341JvX0AI-Q4u?format=jpg&name=medium

Re: Edinburgh cyclist horrified after driver 'crashed into him then (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Wear sunglasses instead. With cameras.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Did they do the same for the brakeless-cycle killer or the killer that was only fined? No? Bunch of hypocrites.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

LOL

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

IanMSpencer | 555 posts | 1 day ago 2 likes While not condoning the behaviour, this sort of response is why I am extremely reluctant to filter, and would rarely consider occupying an advanced stop box at lights. ASLs might work in London

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Fairy-cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

Speaking to himself again: How fast were the passing fairy-cyclists going? Were most of them beating your boasted 35 to 40mph (on your fairy-bike) when passing a school? All in favour.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 22 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

anMSpencer replied to peted76 | 555 posts | 7 hours ago 1 like To be fair, although they will be out in 4, the next 4 they are on parole and subject to recall. Although like most things, the parole service has gone to pot, that's another 4

Re: Cyclist responds after who driver hit him in Richmond Park (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 22 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Not any more - several drivers have been jailed recently which is a good sign.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 22 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

One such 20mph zone had three schools down it and it still had drivers doing 30mph plus past little schoolkids at leaving time. They had to put speed cameras down there in the end to stop the sheer level of law breaking driving.

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 22 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

OldRidgeback replied to alexuk | 4047 posts | 1 day ago 8 likes If only Boris Johnson hadn't close so many police stations and the Theresa May hadn't cut UK police budgets so they had to reduce the workforce by 25,000 eh?

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 22 Hours ago by: Spike

With sentences like a £2000 fine, and in one case a mere 18 months in a soft YOI, it would seem that the bicycle is the weapon of choice.

Re: Cyclist responds after who driver hit him in Richmond Park (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 23 Hours ago by: Spike

Some people seem to live in an alternate universe when it comes to this sort of thing.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 26 Days 23 Hours ago by: Spike

Going from the general to the particular isn't always appropriate.

Re: Humberside Police shift 999 delays onto BT (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Underfunded, understaffed Police are too busy dealing with Cameras of Mass Destruction. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFHIeFmlvI8&t=508s But if your house gets burgled they will give you a crime report number and tell you to claim off y

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 26 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Banning driver seatbelts and airbags and replacing them with a large metal spike in the middle of the steering wheel would do wonders for road safety. Car passengers should be forced to wear this sort of kit https://www.youtube.com/watch?

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d

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Posted: 26 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Once again I thank you for proving my point.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’

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Posted: 27 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

Is that what you are claiming was the motivation for the defendants in the reported case? Are you feeling alright? Answer those in either order. You don't make a case worse by stretching it out with far-fetched premises and conclusio

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’

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Posted: 27 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

What are they saying about "Killer" Alliston?

Re: Two fairy-cyclists arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of

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Posted: 27 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

That's right, Simon: what is needed is tough, redemptive and reforming Borstals for aggressive fairy-cyclists such as those arrested in the reported case. You're beginning to see the light.

Wife of Great Barr cyclist who suffered brain damage in collision

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Posted: 27 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A devastated wife of a cyclist who suffered brain damage after being hit by a red-light jumping motorist has stated her family 'died that day'. The victim, a 38-year-old father-of-two, is still unable to walk or talk after being flung up in

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being

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Posted: 27 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

joe9090 | 228 posts | 2 hours ago 0 likes Need borstals. Tough but redemptive and reformative ones. They could coach youths into a life of less crime or at least less violent crime, maybe modelling on Tory MP's behaviour as an example.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 27 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The old lady that was hit was not wearing a plastic hat either, despite pedestrians accounting for 2% of head injuries.

Re: Cyclist responds after who driver hit him in Richmond Park

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Posted: 27 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Should be able to get a few grand in compo for that like I did.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from

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Posted: 27 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I lost count of the number of times I was overtaken in 20mph zones by speeding drivers.

Re: Edinburgh cyclist horrified after driver 'crashed into him then

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Posted: 27 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Police are clamping down on too darkly tinted windows as well.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d

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Posted: 27 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Many online comments are complaining about the patheticly short jail sentences handed down to these scum.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 27 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

'Softly and silently vanished away., because the Snark was a boojum you see.,'

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d

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Posted: 27 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Thank you for, once again, proving my point. If you want to kill someone use a car.

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being

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Posted: 27 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

He needs a bit more than that.

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being

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Posted: 27 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

Battle of the Male Fairy Cyclists? Thrill to their grasping, mean-minded envy of other cyclist's property! Experience shock at their simple sense of entitlement! Sunday for Seven Days.

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’

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Posted: 27 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

And the same would have been the case if they'd used a knife or a Samurai sword. But they didn't, so there wasn't. As harrowing as the case may be, it needs to be borne in mind that there was and is no suggestion of malice towards th

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’

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Posted: 27 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

The pair of them sound like dyed-in-the-wool fairy-cyclists who hadn't grown up enough to be entrusted with motor vehicles.

Re: Cyclist responds after who driver hit him in Richmond Park

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Posted: 27 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

And didn't the very same poster express the "thought" (if that's what it can be called): "mind your own business" in response to a report of a driver attempting to apprehend a fairy-cyclist who had assaulted a human being?

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from

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Posted: 27 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

:-)

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from

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Posted: 27 Days 4 Hours ago by: Peter Keller

I don't give a stuff about what people think of me.

Re: Cyclist responds after who driver hit him in Richmond Park

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Posted: 27 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Not necessarily. Didn't someone complain bitterly about a person having 68 points on their licence?

Re: Edinburgh cyclist horrified after driver 'crashed into him then

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Posted: 27 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Still no mention of a red light in any reporting.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 27 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Any news of the cyclist that wasn't there?

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_

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Posted: 27 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

No Charlie Alliston style soft YOI here, or £2000 fine - sentences handed out to cyclist killers. Supposition is a wonderful tool for transiting from reality to fantasy. For example, if they had used bioweapons or a small tactical n

Re:_Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_d

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Posted: 27 Days 17 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

The sentence should have been life. If they had used legally owned firearms there would be no question as to the charge or the sentence.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from

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Posted: 27 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

We have been told many times the main reason for using a car is to travel in your own private air conditioned vehicle. So motorists should have no problem with urban speed limits being reduced to 8mph, that way there will be no need to ov

Drivers_whose_road_rage_row_led_to_cyclist’s_death

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Posted: 27 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

BLOODY FANTASTIC RESULT! ROT IN JAIL, LYING SCUM. Two drivers whose road rage argument led to a crash in which a cyclist was killed have been handed hefty jail sentences at Teesside Crown Court today. Paige Robinson, aged 24, and David F

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 27 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Fortunately the shop window was not wearing a cycle helmet. If it had been the magical force field could have caused the vehicle to bounce off and hit more pedestrians.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from

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Posted: 27 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

It's a difficult one. On one hand road is designed to facilitate filtering up to the ASL. But sometimes I think twice before doing so because I have no desire to have the drivers all overtake me again and again on the same stretch. But on

Re: Edinburgh cyclist horrified after driver 'crashed into him then

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Posted: 27 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

It will be enough if they can confirm that he drove around a blind bend and through a red light. Slam dunk for the court.

Re: Cyclist responds after who driver hit him in Richmond Park

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Posted: 27 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: He was ordered to pay £570 in total for the offence and given six points on his licence. This includes a £418 fine, £110 in costs and a £42 surcharge.. ENDS One more of those and he will get a ban which will concentrate his mi

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 27 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Was the shop window wearing hi-vis or was the Sun reflecting off its surface blinding the idiot driver?

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being

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Posted: 27 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

richselby | 1 post | 3 hours ago 2 likes I was bike-mugged in this spot three weeks ago. I was cycling at speed on my Brompton. Two youths riding electric dirt bikes caught up with me, and shoved me off my Brompton. I hit the ground, ther

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from

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Posted: 27 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

Is this the same Kionne who recently video'd himself doing 27 in a 20 limit, on newly-laid loose chippings on which he nearly crashed, riding far out in the road, and not having the wit to travel by a safer route?

Re: Edinburgh cyclist horrified after driver 'crashed into him then

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Posted: 27 Days 23 Hours ago by: Spike

There's no lights of any kind mentioned in the quote - red or otherwise.

Re: Cyclist responds after who driver hit him in Richmond Park

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Posted: 27 Days 23 Hours ago by: Spike

On 01/06/2022 10:16, swldx...@gmail.com wrote "I believe..." and "...if....had been..." have no place in law. ,emotive ramble snipped>

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 27 Days 23 Hours ago by: Spike

Is there CCTV of the bicycle and rider?

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being

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Posted: 27 Days 23 Hours ago by: Spike

Have you considered taking an anger-management course?

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from

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Posted: 27 Days 23 Hours ago by: Spike

And cyclists wonder why people have a low opinion of them.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from

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Posted: 28 Days ago by: Mike Collins

Get an adult to explain the difference between assault and battery.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Fairy-cyclist gets punishment pass from

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Posted: 28 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

He can read minds at command... apparently. Sunday Night at the Palladium?

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 28 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

And talking to himself, again, said: Wusses! Why do they need to "have all the facts"? Mason and Collins don't need any in order to arrive at their "conclusions". Let us all hope that you manage to maintain your physical and mental

Re: Vindictive fairy-cyclist responds after who driver hit him in

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Posted: 28 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

"Hit" him, you say? Did the driver deck him with one punch (an attack style so often praised by fairy-cyclists such as mason)? He said that, did he? Very... well... what? ...vindictive. He's been reading too much Collins.

Cyclist responds after who driver hit him in Richmond Park appears in court

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Posted: 28 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A cyclist has issued a statement after the driver who hit him in Richmond Park appeared in court. On November 9, 2021, David Willams was cycling through Richmond Park after delivering Bikeability training to pupils at a school in Sheen.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 28 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Here is a photo of the shop before the idiot driver smashed its window. https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/976/cpsprodpb/874D/production/_124973643_prestwick.jpg

Re: Edinburgh cyclist horrified after driver 'crashed into him then

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Posted: 28 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The Apple store does indeed have a video of the incident, so I'm told. I would have expected little else.

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being

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Posted: 28 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Fignon's ghost | 79 posts | 10 min ago 0 likes Hopefully this was a sting operation and plod stuck in a few extra boots as well. INDEED.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from

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Posted: 28 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Attemped murder then, by definition. Fignon's ghost | 79 posts | 17 min ago 0 likes A metal tipped cycle pump is the perfect answer imo. That fucker should've lost a rear window for putting a human life at risk. Absolute cnut Figno

Re: Edinburgh cyclist horrified after driver 'crashed into him then

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Posted: 28 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Where do they say that? Possibly.

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 28 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Presumably the police are looking for the missing bicycle and rider?

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being

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Posted: 28 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Let us hope so.

Re: Two male fairy-cyclists arrested as plainclothes police rush to

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Posted: 28 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being

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Posted: 28 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Speaking to himself, said: All other fairy-cycling criminals should be targeted in the same way.

Re: Two fairy-cyclists arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of

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Posted: 28 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

How does anyone know they are fairy-cyclists if they are only seen running along the towpath? Is it because they converse in obscenities and issue peremptory threats to other pedestrians, such as "Out of my [effin'] way! I'm not stopp

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from

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Posted: 28 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

What - the fairy-cyclist was hit by the motor vehicle, was he?

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Fairy-cyclist gets punishment pass from

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Posted: 28 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Crystal ball? Telepathy? Tarot cards? Tea-leaves? Once a fairy-cyclist has passed a motor vehicle, is the driver of that vehicle barred from ever passing the fairy-cyclist when the circumstances change? Calibrated to Home Office

Re: Woman critical after car mounted pavement in Prestwick

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Posted: 28 Days 13 Hours ago by: JNugent

Who was riding the fairy-cycle?

Re: Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from

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Posted: 28 Days 16 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Assault with a deadly weapon, not a 'punishment pass'.

Near Miss of the Day 776: Cyclist gets punishment pass from driver he

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Posted: 28 Days 16 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A cyclist who passed a driver who was queuing in traffic subsequently got a punishment pass from the same motorist, shown in today’s video in our Near Miss of the Day series. The rider on the receiving end was road.cc reader Kionne, who

"At the end of the day, RideLondon does no real harm and the sums

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Posted: 28 Days 18 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

For any of you eagle-eyed Dorkingphiles out there, yes that's the old route, no we don't have any pictures from the new route...yet... Some of your RideLondon thoughts... SimoninSpalding said: "I don't believe in the outdated notion of a

Re: Edinburgh cyclist horrified after driver 'crashed into him then

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Posted: 28 Days 18 Hours ago by: JNugent

Has compensation set in?

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being

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Posted: 28 Days 19 Hours ago by: Spike

QUOTE The routes provide connections to Tottenham or Walthamstow to the north, and to Hackney Marshes and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to the south but *given their relative isolation* have *regularly seen cyclists targeted by mugge

Re: Edinburgh cyclist horrified after driver 'crashed into him then

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Posted: 28 Days 19 Hours ago by: Spike

The cyclist's panicking to buy an e-scooter might have been a contributing factor?

Re: Edinburgh cyclist horrified after driver 'crashed into him then

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Posted: 28 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

So far there is only the cyclist's word for the state of the traffic lights. Don't forget he was in a panic about buying an e-scooter.

Re: Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being

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Posted: 28 Days 20 Hours ago by: Spike

Keep in mind that 'Marshes' is plural, hence the 'is bordered' is wrong. There is no need to say that a towpath 'runs alongside' a river or canal, as it wouldn't be a towpath if it didn't. And the phrase "with cyclists running alongsid

Re: “I wholeheartedly disagree with his

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Posted: 28 Days 21 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

Neal teaches that good driving can avoid conflict by anticipating the actions of bad drivers, which can come across as a bit smug as he narrates his videos, but it's basically a sound approach. As a cyclist I often can't be bothered to r

Two arrested as plainclothes police rush to aid of woman being mugged

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Posted: 28 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

COWARDLY THUGS GET NABBED - WELL DONE TO THE POLICE. Plainclothes police officers have made two arrests after coming to the help of a woman who was targeted by muggers at knifepoint in east London as they attempted to steal her bike. The

Humberside Police shift 999 delays onto BT

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Posted: 28 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

hulldailymail Humberside Police worst in country for answering 999 calls - but force blames BT lag By Susie Beever Reporter 12:00, 31 MAY 2022 Humberside Police is the worst force in the country for answering 999 calls within a 10-seco

Re: Edinburgh cyclist horrified after driver 'crashed into him then

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Posted: 28 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

One wonders if a contributory factor might have been... QUOTE “...I was panicking that I would not be able to get the E-scooter that I was going to buy if I was late.” ENDS

Re: Edinburgh cyclist horrified after driver 'crashed into him then

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Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

Lucky he wasn't riding a bicycle, eh?

Might have missed buying an e-scooter if I was late...

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Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

“I just hopped back on my bike as I was panicking that I would not be able to get the E-scooter that I was going to buy if I was late.” Hmmm...

Re:_Cyclist_knocked_down_by_BMW_in_Richmond_Park_says_it_

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Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

MRDA? "...he ‘slapped the boot to let the driver know how close he had been’." Yes, it does 'highlight the casual acceptance of road violence'. doesn't it. Perhaps not quite in the way it was meant.

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

You must be aware of the brakeless cyclist that killed a mother-of-two? Only got a soft 18 months in a YOI.

Edinburgh cyclist horrified after driver 'crashed into him then

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Posted: 29 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

An Edinburgh cyclist is hoping to find two good samaritans who rushed to his aid after he was flung from his bike after being hit by a Range Rover driver on Princes Street. The alleged incident, that occurred on Friday evening between 5pm

Croydon hit-and-run: Cyclist dies in crash

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Posted: 29 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A cyclist has been killed in a hit-and-run crash in south London. Emergency services were called to reports of a car colliding with a bike outside the BP petrol station on Mitcham Road, Croydon, at 03:10 BST. Despite the efforts of parame

Cyclist_knocked_down_by_BMW_in_Richmond_Park_says_it

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Posted: 29 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A cyclist who broke his collarbone after getting knocked over by a car insists the driver did it intentionally. David Williams previously told how he was hurt while cycling home through Richmond Park, in south west London, last November.

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Avatar eburtthebike | 3229 posts | 12 hours ago 10 likes “Your attitude to driving almost beggars belief – that something could hit the back of your vehicle and you would think nothing of it,” the sheriff told him. “It could have

Carnage by cyclists

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Posted: 29 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

ALARMING accident statistics have shown a record number of pedestrians are being killed or seriously injured in crashes with cyclists. Over the past seven years there have been 25 pedestrians killed in accidents with bikes and another 700

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

My hope is that they throw the book at the scumbag cyclists who assault, maim, and kill pedestrians. A £2000 fine is sickeningly light, and 18 months in a YOI hardly any better.

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

Hmmm...

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

But one was only fined - where's the justice in that?

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

LOL

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

So was the cyclist's verbal abuse and attack on the bus. He could have let the incident go, but no, he had to chase after the bus and try to give the driver a piece of his mind: QUOTE Mr Learmonth, 31, told Falkirk Sheriff Court that he

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

So were the murders of pedestrians by those two fairy-cyclists.

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

The Wind In The Willows. Mason was frightened by Mr Toad from as soon as he learned to read. It's no laughing matter developing such a phobia at the age of 35.

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Prosecutor Sarah Smith said he had acted intentionally, because he had lost his temper ENDS That's why he will end up in jail - it was a premeditated deliberate act of violence.

Too many Humberside 'non-event' cycling videos to process?

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Posted: 29 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Only one police force in the UK is meeting a target to answer 90% of 999 calls in under 10 seconds, new data has shown. Avon and Somerset Police was the only force to meet the standard, according to national statistics released for the firs

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Beano? Dandy?

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Alliston got neither, and that other killer cyclist was only fined. If you're going to punish people, at least be even-handed about it.

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 18 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

But it was 'only a motoring offence'. The reason Causing Death by Dangerous Driving was introduced was because juries were unwilling to convict motorists of manslaughter or murder. If you want to kill someone use a car that way you can cl

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 18 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Attempted murder in my book.

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 18 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

But you agree the minibus driver should lose his driving privileges for life and face at least a decade in prison for GBH.

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Good to see more drivers getting hammered with jail for a change. Wonder how long he'll get?

Re: Scots cabbie sent cyclist flying into air after driving minibus

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Posted: 29 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

So instead of calming down from his fright, the cyclist chooses to go after the bus... Two illegal acts there? Being abusive and possibly causing damage? That's right, sunshine, you tell 'im. Well the driver may well have looked in

Near Miss of the Day 775: Two videos highlight inconsistency in close

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Posted: 29 Days 21 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Two videos submitted by a road.cc reader highlight the inconsistency that often arises in sentencing motorists when it comes to close passes on cyclists. Filmed in Almondsbury, South Gloucestershire close to junction 16 of the M5, the firs

Interesting insight into cyclists' mindset

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Posted: 29 Days 21 Hours ago by: Spike

<https://road.cc/content/news/ridelondon-essex-riders-halted-because-accident-293143> So here we have cyclists riding 'enthusiastically' and managing to hit traffic cones placed there for the cyclists' safety, with one rider apparently

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