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Cyclist severely injured in crash that killed his wife to take on RideLondon

uk.rec.cycling

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

A cyclist from Leicestershire is taking on RideLondon next week to raise funds for a charity which supports young widowed people, eleven years after his wife was killed on a cycling holiday in Scotland. Chris and Elaine Dunne were cycling

Should all cyclists use action cameras? Have your say

uk.rec.cycling

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

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiati (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 30 Minutes ago by: Spike

The London smog of 1952 killed quite a few as well, much of it covered up.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_771:_MGIF_driver_“couldn

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 33 Minutes ago by: Spike

"used it for decades" to no effect at all.

Re: Vandals target LTN bollards and planters less than 24 hours after (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 35 Minutes ago by: Spike

The percentages tell you nothing. Cycling hasn't recovered from its 80 percent fall in the 20 years from 1950, so a 20% rise means sod all.

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiative (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 35 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Despite this tragedy: A coroner has called for a change in the law after air pollution led to the death of a nine-year-old girl. Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah, who lived near the South Circular Road in Lewisham, south-east London, died in 2013.

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiati (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 37 Minutes ago by: Spike

Careful - Elaine Robinson was conceived on the back seat of a Ford.

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiative (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 38 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Might as well make use of the "cleaner" air - ho ho.

Re: No Need to Stop the Tragedy When You Can Get Support (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 39 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

In an interview with (k)GB news - well this is going to be a good take. No Mr Duncan White it hasnt "created a false sense of winners and losers" or "entirely failed in creating a sense of shared responsibility for the safety of all roa

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiati (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 41 Minutes ago by: Spike

So you avoided the delights of London's public transport?

Re: No Need to Stop the Tragedy When You Can Get Support (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 42 Minutes ago by: Spike

Baroness Vere, one time Labour peer (according to road.cc and some of its readers) will probably take the same approach to that as she does to legislation regarding cyclists killing people when using their phones while cycling.

Re:_“Drivers_have_a_responsibility_to_protect_vul (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 46 Minutes ago by: Spike

Is " driving without undue care and attention" an actual charge, then?

Non-Event_of_the_Day_771:_“they_couldn’t_

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 49 Minutes ago by: Spike

As road.cc reader Andy tell us, “they couldn’t have missed us as we were on a tandem”. Is he complaining about being missed? Strange people, these road.cc contributors.

Re: How To Sneak Down the Alley (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 56 Minutes ago by: Spike

And which as nothing to do with cyclists.

Re: Vandals target LTN bollards and planters less than 24 hours after (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 57 Minutes ago by: Spike

I take it there have never been cases of vandalism by cyclists, then.

Re: How To Sneak Down the Alley (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 58 Minutes ago by: Spike

We could do with more of them. Paywalls to keep riff-raff out, of course.

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiati (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Hours 59 Minutes ago by: Spike

How much better for the environment had you not made the journey at all.

Re: Council tells cyclists to ignore dedicated cycle lanes it (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Hours 1 Minute ago by: Spike

Now all we need is for cyclists to give pedestrians a wide berth. As per Highway Code. Perhaps we should rename it the 'Hogway Code' to better reflect cyclists behaviour.

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiative (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Hours 1 Minute ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

We even walked a mile to the car parking instead of taking a taxi.

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiati (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Hours 4 Minutes ago by: Spike

And what pollution did your trip produce? You do know, don't you?

Re: No Need to Stop the Tragedy When You Can Get Support (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Hours 5 Minutes ago by: Spike

And make sure that cyclists go to jail when they kill, rather than just have silly fines imposed.

Re: RideLondon: Cyclists claim they were assaulted by motorist with (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Hours 7 Minutes ago by: Spike

Yet you complain loudly when lycra louts are stereotyped. Nothing like a bit of hypocrisy to help your cause, is there?

“Drivers_have_a_responsibility_to_protect_vulnerab

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Hours 16 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Detective Chief Superintendent Andy Cox, head of crime at Lincolnshire Police and national lead for fatal collision investigations, has reminded motorists that they have “a responsibility to protect vulnerable road users”, after footag

Vandals target LTN bollards and planters less than 24 hours after

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Hours 57 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Utter vandalism by cycle haters. Bollards have been removed and planters vandalised less than 24 hours after a six-month Low Traffic Neighbourhood trial was introduced in parts of east Oxford. Work to install three new Low Traffic Neighb

Re: How To Sneak Down the Alley (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Hours 58 Minutes ago by: JNugent

Not operational here. Perhaps it only works when there's a need to keep the riff-raff out.

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiative (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Hours 1 Minute ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

My car is ULEZ exempt and I didn't drive into the Congestion Charge zone - win win.

Re: Council tells cyclists to ignore dedicated cycle lanes it installed (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Hours 9 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

IME, these new rules are having a positive effect for cyclists out in the real world. It's good to get a wide berth and priority for a change.

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiative (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Hours 11 Minutes ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

My car is ULEX exempt and I didn't drive into the Congestion Charge zone - win win.

Re: How To Sneak Down the Alley (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Hours 13 Minutes ago by: JNugent

Probably not your average road-traffic collision case. QUOTE: Anna Moriah Wilson, a top professional cyclist from Vermont, was killed in connection with a *romantic* *dispute*, police in Austin, Texas, said in an application for an ar

Re: Driver accused of killing Dumbarton cyclist while under the (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Hours 17 Minutes ago by: JNugent

How many oncoming vehicles did she hit?

Re: Council tells cyclists to ignore dedicated fairy-cycle lanes it (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Hours 18 Minutes ago by: JNugent

<mode:mason> The stationary cars shouldn't have been in the fairy-cyclists' way(s). <mode:/mason>

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initia (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Hours 21 Minutes ago by: JNugent

My reading of that incident was that rather than making a political point, the egg-thrower was seeking local notoriety and "kudos", which was hardly praiseworthy. But Prescott's reaction was well OTT. They were as bad as each other.

Re: No Need to Stop the Tragedy When You Can Get Support (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Hours 30 Minutes ago by: Spike

One cyclist killed a woman and was only fined! Now *that* is pathetic. He should of got jail time.

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiati (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Hours 41 Minutes ago by: Spike

But what is London's ULEZ working at, apart from filling coffers?

Re: RideLondon: Cyclists claim they were assaulted by motorist with (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Hours 47 Minutes ago by: Spike

We have all become used to antagonistic cyclists on all routes at all times.

Re: Council tells cyclists to ignore dedicated cycle lanes it (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Hours 51 Minutes ago by: Spike

Cyclist on phone faceplants into van: <https://www.republicworld.com/entertainment-news/whats-viral/dont-text-and-bike-cyclist-busy-on-phone-crashes-into-parked-van-watch.html> Cyclist looking at phone faceplants into gate, loses many

How To Sneak Down the Alley

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 17 Hours 23 Minutes ago by: Bret Cahill

Probably won't work. https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/05/20/metro/police-texas-issue-arrest-warrant-woman-connection-with-killing-vermont-cyclist/

Re: Driver accused of killing Dumbarton cyclist while under the (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Hours 17 Minutes ago by: Bret Cahill

Two weeks ago a woman was speeding through a stop sign and instead of slowing when she discovered I was in her path swerved into oncoming traffic.

No Need to Stop the Tragedy When You Can Get Support

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Hours 28 Minutes ago by: Bret Cahill

Dumb dumb dumb. https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2022/may/21/more-victim-support-needed-says-mp-who-lost-daughter-in-hit-and-run

Driver accused of killing Dumbarton cyclist while under the influence

uk.rec.cycling

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

Jailtime ahead. A DRIVER is to stand trial charged with killing a cyclist while under the influence of seven drugs. Scott MacKinnon is accused of hitting Colin McCourt, 40, on the A814 road near Cardross, Argyll and Bute on November 10 2

Careless lorry driver killed much-loved Derbyshire cyclist

uk.rec.cycling

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

A lorry driver has admitted to being responsible for killing a well-loved Derbyshire cyclist following a collision near Ashbourne. Richard Smith pleaded guilty to causing the death of David Bates by careless driving. Mr Bates, a retired bu

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mai (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 3 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Moronists don't realise parking restriction apply to the full width of the highway, not just the carriageway and obstructing the footway is an additional offence. But in their minds they pay 'road tax' so they can park where they like eve

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiative (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 3 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

In what way? A tax payer threw an egg on a taxpayer owned jacket and the freeloading parasite punched him. The victim was arrested and the assailant walked away with tax payer funded Police protection.

Charlie_Tanfield_struck_by_motorist_in_“intentiona

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Charlie and Harry Tanfield were involved in an “intentional” hit and run incident while training in Essex yesterday. The brothers, who are currently racing for Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling in the Sportsbreak.com Tour Series, round six

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiative (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Saw loads of cyclists and electric cars in London today - ULEZ must be working!

Re: RideLondon: Cyclists claim they were assaulted by motorist with (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

wtjs | 1833 posts | 1 day ago 6 likes Reports of antagonistic motorists along the route will do little to brighten the mood of RideLondon’s organisers We have all become used to antagonistic motorists on all routes at all times, so the

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mai (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Maybe these all teleported? https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FTScOfbWYAEyf2Z?format=jpg&name=small

Re: Council tells cyclists to ignore dedicated cycle lanes it installed (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

And using phones: Sensible decision by DfT against people finding a "problem" out of nothing. Transport minister Baroness Vere has told the House of Lords that the government has no plans to introduce specific legislation banning cycli

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initia (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: JNugent

I fear that you are correct.

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiative (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 11 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

He would turn around, identify his target and punch someone. The victim would be arrested and charged with something the Police later made up after searching through the law books to see what they could charge the victim with..

Re: RideLondon: Cyclists claim they were assaulted by motorist with (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Reminds me of this assault: Police are looking for a cyclist who pushed over an 80-year-old man who dared to point out he should not be cycling on the pavement. The cyclist then kicked the elderly pedestrian before fleeing the scene. H

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mail_to_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 12 Hours ago by: Spike

So what you're saying is that the clever, young, ABC1s were outsmarted by the senile and thick. Doesn't say much for your favoured group's intellectual properties, does it?

Re: Council tells cyclists to ignore dedicated cycle lanes it (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 1 Day 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Which particular Mr Arsehole would that be? You have so many of them...

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mai (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: Mike Collins

Cars seem quite capable of driving themselves off the road given how often they are seen parked on pavements. Their slaves could not possibly have driven them there because that would be illegal and only cyclists break the law.

RideLondon: Cyclists claim they were assaulted by motorist with

uk.rec.cycling

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

Two cyclists have claimed that they were assaulted by a motorist on the route of the upcoming RideLondon-Essex sportive. According to the two riders, who were not injured during the attack, a driver in a black Ford pickup truck pulled alon

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mai (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Young, ABC1 and educated voted remain: QED. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FTNiKLzXsAEmtS-?format=jpg&name=small

Re: Council tells cyclists to ignore dedicated cycle lanes it installed (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Have a words with Mr Arsehole - I think his latest failed petition mentoned including that rule in the HC along with plastic hats and reg plates.

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mail_to_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

LOL!

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mail (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Road.cc.

Re: Council tells cyclists to ignore dedicated cycle lanes it (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

They don't. It's just an exercise in being awkward.

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mai (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Re: Council tells cyclists to ignore dedicated cycle lanes it installed (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

They can already see cyclists' earbuds - how much more help do these people need?

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mail_to_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 13 Hours ago by: Spike

WHAT NEWSPAPER DO THICK REMAINER VOTERS READ

Re: Council tells cyclists to ignore dedicated cycle lanes it (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 13 Hours ago by: Spike

The message appears to be that drivers are being informed that cyclists don't know which way to go, and might be wobbling all over the place. What we need is SAFER CYCLISTS FOR ROADS.

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mail_to_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 13 Hours ago by: Spike

It's doubtful, but in the manner of the infinite number of monkeys sitting at typewriters, one such article might slip through the net...

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mail (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 2 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

Would they even recognise the phrase "well-reasoned balanced piece" in the Grauniad's newsroom?

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mai (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

OnYerBike | 748 posts | 18 hours ago 7 likes Just from that one picture, it seems obvious to me that the separate bike lane turns off to the left through a modal filter, so cyclists who want to continue on the main road (following it roun

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mail_to_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

The Mail etc will write a 'well reasoned balanced piece' about the same time as the Guardian does.

Re: Council tells cyclists to ignore dedicated cycle lanes it (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

That tells you all you need to know about Bournemouth Christchurch and Pool Council and the wisdom of its decisions.

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mai (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

stomec | 316 posts | 6 hours ago 2 likes Excellent short video in the Guardian today explaining why cycle lanes do not cause congestion https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/video/2022/may/17/why-new-bike-lanes-dont-cause-traffic-ja

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mail_to_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Okay, so waddaya got... See how easy it is to tell a lie? This one is a lie of omission. Oh, so you do know!

Re: Bus driver in court after careless driving pushed cyclist into hedge (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

EK Spinner | 500 posts | 3 min ago 0 likes 5 points, !! Does this mean this idiot is still a "highly trained professional driver" as they like to term themselves, or is there a separate review of his licence by someone else to come? htt

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mai (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

OnYerBike replied to Brauchsel | 748 posts | 4 hours ago 0 likes Although the answer isn't "no" I think that's simply because of the way they've phrased the headline and Betteridge's thesis still stands - i.e. "The reason why journalists

Re: Council tells cyclists to ignore dedicated cycle lanes it installed (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Awwww - poor babies. Trapped in their metal boxes with scary cyclists outside.

Re:_Fairy-bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_promp (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Days 5 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re: Council tells cyclists to ignore dedicated fairy-cycle lanes it (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Days 5 Hours ago by: JNugent

Council tells cyclists to ignore dedicated cycle lanes it installed

uk.rec.cycling

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

A council is encouraging cyclists to ignore a dedicated cycle path and take up more space on the main road instead. Although cyclists have use of a 7ft wide bike lane alongside the A35 in Boscombe, Bournemouth, the council has painted larg

Bus driver in court after careless driving pushed cyclist into hedge

uk.rec.cycling

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

A bus driver appeared in court after their careless driving left a cyclist in a Somerset hedge. The incident happened near Barrow Gurney on December 17, 2021, and was caught on a motorist's dashcam. The driver of the bus shown in the foota

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

How odd - the late Medway Bodge Job used to insist that it was not possible to transport goods such as these in anything other than motor transport.

Re:_Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mai (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

burtthebike | 3176 posts | 20 hours ago 11 likes Misinformation about cycling, or lies as they are more commonly known, are rife the media, and as I'm sure we all know, it is almost impossible to get them corrected; £148.9m excepted. The

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

Much Ado About Nothing Act 1; Scene 3: "DON JOHN (the archetypical fairy-cyclist): I had rather be a canker in a hedge than a rose in his grace, and it better fits my blood to be disdained of all than to fashion a carriage to rob love

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Days 8 Hours ago by: JNugent

Indeed. The only way to approach zero emissions is to establish a proper motivation for it. A good start would be the banning and closing down of all power stations in rural and coastal locations and the building of replacements ONLY

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

Recent postings on here have shown the cycling community to be vehemently against parked cars. Do they know what they really want?

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

LOL

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

According to business news on the radio, most electric cars have been sold to companies rather than individuals. It's [LOCAL] because the pollution arises elsewhere. Currently the strike price for established wind farms is £34 per MW

Re:_Fairy-bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_promp (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

What did they mean by "other motorists"? Is it not necessary to have at least a scrape-by bottom-level pass in GCSE English Language to get a job in local government? So it's a waste of money as well. And what is a totally wasted £

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself (again): Quoting: SM: My car is parked. Off the road. it is in that position most of the time. If only you could say the same of every car, eh?

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

But as few as they might have been, they must all have been driving Beemers, Audis (Mason's bêtes noires) and Humvees. It stands ter reason, dunnit? I mean what ELSE could possibly have caused those temperatures? Heresy!

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

3. Exactly what Ford is also doing. We are already working hard to bring about the electrification revolution – targeting 600,000 all-electric vehicle sales by 2026. By 2035, we will achieve zero emissions for all vehicle sales and ca

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 3 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Human population at the start of the current interglacial period has been estimated to be be between 1m and 10m.

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

The BBC? That pinko leftie news outlet - the same one that had that far right racist spiv, Farage on Question Time for a record number of appearances. :-) https://www.thenational.scot/news/17631396.bbc-explaining-record-farage-question-t

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 2 Hours ago by: Spike

No it doesn't. It was between 2.0 and 2.5degC warmer at the start of the Holocene - when the number of humans about was a very tiny proportion of the present levels. Oh! The CO2 levels then were half what they are now.

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

2021 joins top 7 warmest years on record: WMO Global warming and other long-term climate change trends are expected to continue as a result of record levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the agency said. The avera

Re: Random Highway Code testing (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Is it legal for you to be using a mobile phone when driving?

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

Correlation is not causation. HTH.

Re: Random Highway Code testing (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

For example; What is the speed limit on this road?

Felsted man charged in relation to crash where cyclist injured

uk.rec.cycling

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

A MAN has been charged with causing serious injuries by dangerous driving. Kamran Khan, 25, of Ravens Crescent, Felsted, appeared in Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on May 10. He was charged in connection with a collision in Felsted whic

Bike_lane_meltdown:_New_road_markings_prompt_Mail_to

uk.rec.cycling

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

A simple lick of paint on the roads through Boscombe, a suburb of Bournemouth, has prompted something of a meltdown in the national press, with the Mail, Telegraph and Metro publishing articles devoted to the new bike markings, which the Ma

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiative (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

We are already working hard to bring about the electrification revolution – targeting 600,000 all-electric vehicle sales by 2026. By 2035, we will achieve zero emissions for all vehicle sales and carbon neutrality across our European foot

Re: Man injured after driver hits cyclist on New Forest road (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Was the electricity pole wearing hi-vis?

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Coincides with this stunning increase in a greenhouse gas. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FTDSruVXwAAJmtx?format=jpg&name=small

Re: Instant Puncture Clogger (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Let's not raise the subject of cm³ versus ml - :-)

Re: Random Highway Code testing (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

What is the speed limit on this road?

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiati (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 6 Hours ago by: Spike

Quite. And the little people fall for it.

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initia (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

I wonder what John "Chauffeur-driven limo for 100 yards from hotel to conference centre" Prescott would say about it? Other than that it was alright as long as it only applied to little people, I mean.

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiati (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: Spike

Ford’s President describes driving short journeys as a habit “many of us must change”, quite possibly before getting into the chauffeur'd limo?

Re: Man injured after driver hits cyclist on New Forest road (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: Spike

oops...Thank goodness you're not a driver.

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: Spike

Proof if proof were needed... Spot the start of the Industrial Age: <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_England_temperature#/media/File:20190731_Central_England_Temperature_(CET)_(annual_mean,_beginning_in_1659).png>

Re: Instant Puncture Clogger (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

[in response to:] RM: So at last, you've learned the the character in question is the Greek letter "mu" and not (as you previously stated) a "micro symbol".

Re: Random Highway Code testing (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: Spike

Police should have the power to ask cyclists Highway Code questions. The cycling press has been full of cyclists' rights. But not their responsibilities.

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiative (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Automaker Ford have launched a new campaign “Park The Car”, acknowledging that, even with EVs, “a traffic jam with no emissions is still a traffic jam”. Ford’s President describes driving short journeys as a habit “many of us m

Re: Man injured after driver hits cyclist on New Forest road (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Sorry - the sign inside the crashed car reads "30mph" - not 20.

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Proof if proof is needed. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FTCCMIXXEAAfHvK?format=jpg&name=small

Re: Random Highway Code testing (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I've read the changes many times. The right wing press has been full of them. :-)

Re: Instant Puncture Clogger (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Most seem to use mcg when the Mu letter in not available. That's if they realise it's not "milli".

Re: Man injured after driver hits cyclist on New Forest road (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Like the cyclist recently mentioned on road.cc for travelling at 27mph in a 20 limit and on a road surface loose with chippings? What was so difficult about slowing down? On 15/05/2022 10:35, swldx...@gmail.com wrote: Day series, a

Re:_Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiati (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

"We cannot point to a single cyclist that has been saved"

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

On 17/05/2022 17:21, swldx...@gmail.com wrote the Danish-Norwegian geologist Jens Esmark (1762–1839) argued for a sequence of worldwide ice ages. In a paper published in 1824, Esmark proposed changes in climate as the cause of those g

Re: Random Highway Code testing (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 16 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

Don't be silly, I've read it (well, the table of changes - I'd already read the 2019 version).

Re: Instant Puncture Clogger (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 20 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

It's normal to use a "u" when the mu symbol isn't available, as they look vaguely similar.

Re:_Large_bike_symbols_painted_on_middle_of_Bournemo (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

brooksby | 9526 posts | 1 hour ago 2 likes Aren't those things in Bournemouth what the Americans call "sharrows"? They're used in the US as the default for painted infrastructure, meant to remind motorists to share (sharrow, geddit?) th

Re: Man injured after driver hits cyclist on New Forest road (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

SLOW DOWN - 20 MPH. What is do difficult about that? https://www.dailyecho.co.uk/resources/images/13788879?type=responsive-gallery-fullscreen

Re:_Large_fairy-bike_symbols_painted_on_middle_of_Bourn (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: JNugent

Let's hope they (the painted markings) don't become slippery when wet. That's a typical sort of excuse used by fairy-cyclists when they fall off their fairy-cycles, isn't it?

Re: Man injured after driver hits cyclist on New Forest road (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: JNugent

A *single*-vehicle crash? Got it... the "cyclist" was a pedestrian. NFNF?

Man injured after driver hits cyclist on New Forest road

uk.rec.cycling

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

Note the 30mph sign on the dashboard. A MAN in his 60s has been injured after a car crashed into a cyclist before striking an electricity pole. Police received reports of the single-vehicle crash on Twiggs Lane, in the New Forest, at aro

Ford_launches_‘Park_the_Car’_initiative

uk.rec.cycling

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

In an unexpected turn of events, American automobile manufacturer Ford has launched its ‘Park the Car’ initiative, which aims to encourage motorists to swap the car for active travel for short journeys of up to five kilometres. In a

Large_bike_symbols_painted_on_middle_of_Bournemouth_

uk.rec.cycling

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

Large bike symbols have been painted in the middle of lanes in the Bournemouth suburb of Boscombe, as part of recent resurfacing works carried out by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council. The council says that the new road markings

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Since the 1970s, ExxonMobil engaged in climate research, and later began lobbying, advertising, and grant making, some of which were conducted with the purpose of delaying widespread acceptance and action on global warming. From the late

Re:_More_than_100_cycling_and_walking_projects_acros (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

HarrogateSpa | 1284 posts | 22 hours ago 4 likes Are these the Active Travel Fund 3 allocations? It's hard to work out what exactly this money is, which councils are receiving it, and for what schemes - because the article and the DfT p

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Everyone was worst at funding alarmist groups as they didn't have a choice but to pay through the nose for electricity. Notice how you haven't lately heard the greenies saying how cheap renewable electricity is.

Re:_More_than_100_cycling_and_walking_projects_across_Eng (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

GET CYCLISTS TO PAY THE £2BN STOP SPONGING OFF THE TAXPAYER

Re:_RideLondon_safety_car_WON'T_set_22mph_speed_limi (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Gkam84 | 9467 posts | 5 hours ago 6 likes The whole "As is customary at major sportives" falls flat on it's face when you then cite the 22mph limit. I've worked in major sportives and I've also been a lead car driver for some. We are no

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Follow the money as always! https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FS-J1GCWUAE6yX9?format=jpg&name=large Exxon was the worst at funding denier groups.

Re:_More_than_100_cycling_and_walking_projects_acros (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Awavey | 2568 posts | 1 hour ago 1 like This very clearly highlights the difference in spending between cycling & motoring, 200million for all of England cycling vs 200million on some surfacing improvements on parts of the A12 & A14 http

Re:_“We_definitely_preferred_it_closed”:_Drivers (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Surely the sheer number of lunatic drivers now causing havoc and danger proves that it was not cyclists but drivers that need to be clamped down on.

Re:_RideLondon_safety_car_WON'T_set_22mph_speed_limit_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

RIDELONDON IS SAYING SPEED LIMITS ARE DANGEROUS. FALL ABOUT LAUGHING. LETS GET RID OF THEM ALL. YOU COULDNT MAKE IT UP.

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

The Guardian = no connection to reality whatsoever. By those who have their snouts in the trough. The Earth is without form and void... ....and darkness is over the face of the deep ....and the hockey stick was a faultless piece o

Re:_More_than_100_fairy-cycling_and_walking_projects_ac (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re:_“We_definitely_preferred_it_closed” (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself again: Talking to himself again:

RideLondon_safety_car_WON'T_set_22mph_speed_limit_

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

WELL DONE AT LAST! COMMON SENSE HAS PREVAILED. This article was updated at 12:51pm on Tuesday 17th May following a statement from RideLondon. RideLondon will not have a safety car setting a 22mph speed limit at the head of the event after

Re: Near Miss of the Day 770: "Unbelievable" driving instructor (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Avatar brooksby replied to Rendel Harris | 9521 posts | 4 hours ago 1 like I wonder if its worth looking up whether Driveway is a one man band or not. If not, might be worth having another go at contacting them. Otherwise, gosh wouldn'

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Here is where we are today: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/oct/19/case-closed-999-of-scientists-agree-climate-emergency-caused-by-humans 99.9% agreement.

Re: 'Self-driving' technology doesn't stop car crashing into dummy (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 9 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQJn4qX1YHU It's always somone else fault,

Re: Near Miss of the Day 770: "Unbelievable" driving instructor (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

It's nice to see a sensible approach being used by a cyclist - sadly, it seems to happen all too infrequently.

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

Nope. It all started when scientists in 1824 proposed that the world-wide anomalies associated with glacial moraines were a feature of a globally-changing climate - well before either the Industrial Age or the dreaming-up of "CO2" as

“We_definitely_preferred_it_closed”:_Drivers_are

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 11 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Derbyshire’s infamous Snake Pass – after weeks of landslide repairs, road closures and pedalling protests which, if I’m honest, gave the live blog plenty of material over the spring – has been reopened to motorists and cyclists for

Re: Near Miss of the Day 770: "Unbelievable" driving instructor (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 11 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

OldRidgeback | 4023 posts | 36 min ago 2 likes That's appalling driving. For a driving instructor to make that overtake is a real low. I hope that footage has been posted to the Met Police. As a resident, I know Brixton extremely well.

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 11 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

This is where it all started: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FS8ytf_WYAYcOl8?format=jpg&name=900x900 Even they misuse CO₂ though.

Re:_More_than_100_cycling_and_walking_projects_acros (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 11 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

chrisonatrike replied to the little onion | 2394 posts | 23 hours ago 1 like Amen brother. Sustrans have come on quite a bit (link is external) so I wouldn't pan them straight away. Sadly I would always scrutinise their suggestions clo

Re: Near Miss of the Day 770: "Unbelievable" driving instructor (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

I calculate that the cyclist was travelling at 17mph, nicely under the 20mph limit.

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

The absorption/emission of IR from molecules such as CO2 is a physical process, not a chemical one - the molecule concerned being chemically unaffected by the processes. HTH.

Re:_More_than_100_cycling_and_walking_projects_across_Eng (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

"We cannot point to a single cyclist that all this expense has saved"

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 5 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Scientists discovered 'climate change' 280 years ago. Do you have a point that you're failing to make?

More_than_100_cycling_and_walking_projects_across_En

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Councils across England are to share £200 million central government investment into schemes aimed at encouraging cycling and walking, with 134 projects set to benefit funding under the initiative which is being overseen by Active Travel E

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/exxon-knew-about-climate-change-almost-40-years-ago/

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Thanks!

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

This would blow their mind! https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FS5JVwSWQAUrI40?format=png&name=360x360

Re: 'Self-driving' technology doesn't stop car crashing into dummy (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Motorists cannot see cyclists unless they are unlit, wearing dark clothing and riding through a red light at night. The late "Mr Cheerful" used to see hundreds of them despite insisting that cycling was so unpopular that he never saw an

Near Miss of the Day 770: "Unbelievable" driving instructor overtakes

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

What a total tosser - teaches moves like this as well. Saturday morning was glorious for bike riding: blue skies, barely a cloud in the sky, hot (but not too hot), a gentle breeze...that is of course, unless you were riding along happily w

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

<<<applause>>>

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re: 'Self-driving' technology doesn't stop car crashing into dummy (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

How do you expect it to tell the difference?

Re: 'Self-driving' technology doesn't stop car crashing into dummy (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

"The invisible cyclist was wearing dark green trousers, a dark blue jacket, dark red socks, dark brown shoes, a dark grey hat and he had Sennheiser earpieces in, but I was blinded by the low Sun.

Re: 'Self-driving' technology doesn't stop car crashing into dummy (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Re: 'Self-driving' technology doesn't stop car crashing into dummy (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: However, the Hyundai and Subaru models did not appear to detect or react to avoid the dummy vehicle in a simulated head-on collision. The AAA said the Tesla Model 3 slowed to 3.2 miles per hour, but still collided with the oncoming d

JAIL TIME! (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

Suggestions: Send it on a Driver Awareness Course 12 points on its licence A year's ban An extended test And, of course...JAIL TIME YKIMS

Re: 'Self-driving' technology doesn't stop car crashing into dummy (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 9 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

The cars were programmed by a motorist. Motorists cannot see cyclists unless they are unlit, wearing darks clothing and riding through a red light at night. It has always amazed me how motorists manage to see such cyclists but cannot see

'Self-driving' technology doesn't stop car crashing into dummy

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

An assisted driving system installed in a Subaru car failed to detect a dummy cyclist during testing by the American Automobile Association. The Subaru Forester, equipped with the manufacturer's EyeSight driver assist technology did not re

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Why doesn't anyone who rejects climate change ever write it as CO₂? That subscript is very important in chemistry. Shows their ignorance of the subject.

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 6 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Just think of all the things that you need that are brought to you by diesel-powered transport. Your local supermarkets could *never* be restocked by a fleet of cargo bikes. And when you make your visit to Camden, count the number of

Re: Near Miss of the Day 769: Punishment pass (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

It is an aggrevating factor in any inconsiderate driving (which the using the horn in passing was) but in it's own is it inconsiderate driving.... I'm less sure. In a more extreme example if a driver goes round a corner which has an advis

Re: "What a total pillock" (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

PLUS READ THE NEW HIGHWAY CODE

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

QUOTE: thing of the past ENDS Not before time - nasty little things.

Re: "What a total pillock" (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

On second thoughts, a large fine and a 12-month ban. Sauce for the goose, etc.

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 1 Hour ago by: Spike

You want 'fresh air'? Try Somerset - it can have worse pollution than London. PS: the background count for white asbestos fibres is 3/cu.m

Re: Near Miss of the Day 769: Punishment pass (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

zideriup replied to Sjl | 11 posts | 18 hours ago 16 likes 'Riding in the middle of the road is not safe and just enrages drivers unnecessarily' Why do you deem the emotional state of drivers to be on cyclists? If you get into a car and

Re: Near Miss of the Day 769: Punishment pass (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

On 15/05/2022 05:09 pm, swldx...@gmail.com wrote:> eburtthebike | 3157 posts | 18 hours ago Why do you continually come up with that level of idiocy? You surely must have won the bet by now.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 769: Punishment pass (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

eburtthebike | 3157 posts | 18 hours ago 5 likes Such utterly crass, inconsiderate, dangerous speeding driving should get more than a warning letter; points on licence and a large fine at least. Since the cyclist was doing more than the

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

What about Nitrogen compounds, PM10s and Sulphur species? Plus all of these toxins? antimony compounds beryllium compounds IARC Group 1 carcinogens chromium compounds IARC Group 3 possible carcinogens cobalt compounds cyanide compoun

Re: Instant Puncture Clogger (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The legal alcohol limit in England, Wales and Northern Ireland for driving is 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood or 35 μg of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath. In Scotland the limit is 50 milligrams of alcohol per

Re: Instant Puncture Clogger (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 6 Hours ago by: Bret Cahill

A lab in Florida once confused the density of a gas with that of a liquid. It was off 3 orders of magnitude. I caught the error over 2 decades later.

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 7 Hours ago by: Spike

Make them blue and yellow flowers to show solidarity with Ukraine.

Re: Instant Puncture Clogger (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

That is not a "micro" symbol. It is the Greek letter "mu" (its name pronounced "myoo"). To be fair, I wouldn't have expected you to know that. Thanks for not letting me down.

Re: Instant Puncture Clogger (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Nice use of the micro symbol there. The UK press seem to always be incapable of using it for drunken drivers where they use mg instead of μg of alcohol in breath - they are always 1000x too high and the driver would be dead with that hig

Re: Shocking footage shows driver dangerously overtaking cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Bentley Reg No B6 OGT? Imagine this Colonel Blimp UKIP gammon having to sit through a road safety course!

Re:_Jersey_cycling_officer’s_£69,000_salary_descr (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

I'd think that zero polluting transport jobs are being well funded - what else?

Re: Near Miss of the Day 769: Punishment pass (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

improper use of the horn, close passing a cyclist or overtaking on a newly chip sealed road which I think may be prohibited? Ride On | 131 posts | 4 hours ago 1 like A registration check revealed the below,” he added.... I can't w

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

I'm going to Camden on Friday so I may lay some flowers there like the wife did with Amy Winehouse who we saw in Belgrade in 2011.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Seems odd that a cycling club in Ampthill, near Luton would have a 25 mile TT on the A1, but hey ho - it's a public road available to ALL road users. Even slow moving farm traffic.

Re: Shocking footage shows driver dangerously overtaking cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

So far, no-one has been able to point to the part of the video that shows a car swerving onto the grass verge. None appear to have crossed the nearside edge markings.

Re:_Jersey_cycling_officer’s_£69,000_salar (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

Show your working:

"What a total pillock" (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

"What a total pillock" Turning back and seeking an alternate route is always an option. "What a total pillock" Turning back and seeking an alternate route is always an option. "What a total pillock" Whatever did he think the spee

Re:_Jersey_cycling_officer’s_£69,000_sal (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: JNugent

Then show your figures. If you have any.

Re: NO STATUE FOR THIS GIRL (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: JNugent

In this neck of the woods, and from the usual suspects, the view was that it was all the victim's own fault and that the fairy-cyclist was entirely innocent and justified. Some of them probably "thought" that he ought to have been ab

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: JNugent

Gerraway! A semi-literate organisation got the spelling wrong?

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: JNugent

You have a very vivid imagination and you continually judge others by what must be your own abysmal standards of behaviour.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: JNugent

If there aren't signs like "Cycling prohibited" (as there *are* on certain parts of the A55), you mean? Let's hope you manage to make sense when doing it. You don't always achieve that.

Near Miss of the Day 769: Punishment pass

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 9 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

What a total pillock - well done police. A punishment pass features in today's video in our Near Miss of the Day series, and the question, as ever, is why on earth would someone behind the wheel of an SUV put someone else ar risk like that

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

It called the Icknield Road Club 25-mile event. The typo was due to road.cc https://www.icknield-roadclub.org.uk/

Re: Shocking footage shows driver dangerously overtaking cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Ah so he was done for the close pass and not for causing the car to swerve onto the grass verge. That's good!

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Here is a statue of the poor victim of toxic vehicle fumes. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FSystZAWIAI4O0D?format=jpg&name=small

Re:_Jersey_cycling_officer’s_£69,000_salary_descr (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 10 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

What maths qualifications do you have and supply certificates to prove it. I have 3 Maths A-Levels, 1 in pure and 1 in applied.

Re: Did you use Ever Ready lights? Take a (badly-lit) trip down (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I have the Exposure Six Pack - it was great for commuting on off road cycle tracks.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Que?

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Should be banned. It's a disgrace.

Re:_Jersey_cycling_officer’s_£69,000_salar (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Show your working:

Re: Shocking footage shows driver dangerously overtaking cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Which point in the video shows a 'dramatic swerve into the grassy verge'?

NO STATUE FOR THIS GIRL (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

<https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-12816829> Rhiannon Bennett, 17, was walking with friends when she was hit by cyclist Jason Howard on 2 April 2007. Howard was convicted of "dangerous cycling" and fined. Under

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 18 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Once again you prove my point. Do you really believe when Boris and his chums had their illegal Christmas party they were not smoking weed and snorting coke? How naive are you?

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 18 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

The one where you were asked how a driver on the A303 is supposed to know where the expressway ends. I can quote your words and you can squirm and wriggle as much as you like.

Re: Did you use Ever Ready lights? Take a (badly-lit) trip down (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

I had the Ever Ready on the right of the first picture (and since acquired another that came with some stuff I wanted). I still have the Wonder lights that I used on my race bike, but I also still have one of the Soubitez bottom bracket d

Instant Puncture Clogger

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 7 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bret Cahill

Has anyone seen anything like this? There is no needle or plug that enters the puncture, just a few μ liters of high viscosity sealant injected at high pressure. It was originally intended as a temporary way to get moving again ASAP. It'

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

It starts just one mile from the A1 (M) - hows that for exerting your rights?

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days ago by: JNugent

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

In brief it is very simple – join the A1, go straight on at 3x RAB , (Sandy, North & South Biggleswade) and TURN (12.51 miles) at commencement of A1(M) approx. 2miles north of Baldock by taking the off slip road, go around RAB and rej

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

The confusion was due to there being no "Ichield Road Cycling Club" as stated in the story. It has another name.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

What question? PS: A substantial stretch of the A46 in Warwickshire has dual carriageways with three lanes per carriageway, narrow hard shoulders and is fully grade-separated. Part of the A21 between Hastings and Robertsbridge has jus

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

What on Earth ARE you blathering on about now?

Re:_Jersey_cycling_officer’s_£69,000_salary_descr (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 1 Hour ago by: Mike Collins

I have to agree, how can someone live off such a low income. 40% of it will subsidise motorists

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 1 Hour ago by: Mike Collins

You are the one who has claimed there is a difference between an A road and an Expressway. So just answer the question.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 1 Hour ago by: Mike Collins

Thank you for proving my point. 'The Government says so' so it must be right and the little people must not question authority.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Here it is - a lot of this 25 mile course is on the A1. https://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/course-details/f1b-25

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

Show your working out and your "thinking". Here's the space: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Re: Shocking footage shows driver dangerously overtaking cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: An oncoming car then has to dramatically swerve into the grassy verge to dodge the overtaking car. ENDS So the idiot driver affected TWO vehicles then? No wonder he was nabbed.

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A statue to the toxic effects of killer motor vehicles. She became the first person in the UK to have air pollution listed as a cause of death after a coroner ruled it had “made a material contribution” to her death. Her mother Rosam

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e- (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The only "hills" in Hull are railway flyovers at 4%. Some drivers still have to walk up them when they try cycling. :-)

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Sorry, there are several TT courses on the A1 and the above is one in North Yorkshire and not the one in Cambs where the fatality happened. I will post the proper course later.

Re: Shocking footage shows driver dangerously overtaking cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

The Police say any old crap that makes them look good. Ask Timothy Evans.

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Lots more died in the London smog of 1952.

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e-a (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

The real trick is to export the pollution somewhere else, such as China, where all the environmentally-ravaging metal extraction takes place, and to wherever it is that make the millions of tons of concrete for the subsidy farms. Then w

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Translation I was brainwashed at school and never learned to think for myself. Again https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMhURei8N6Q&t=15s But you will not click on the link Do some research.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: JNugent

Translation: I don't know and cannot know". Why and how? Whose "estimate" is it and where did you get it?

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: JNugent

Where do the expressway characteristics start?

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

It is a difficult thing to quantify because most acquisitive crime is based on the need to fund drug habits. Drug dealers are called pushers because they want their customers to become addicted to har drugs so they will say I don't have a

Did you use Ever Ready lights? Take a (badly-lit) trip down Memory Lane

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A throwaway retweet of some old bicycle lights (link is external)caused an outpouring of nostalgia, and it reminded us just far much bicycle lights have come in the past couple of decades. Bicycles have improved dramatically since the sa

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The Course V235 Start approx. 3.5 miles south of Boroughbridge in entrance to A168 from old A1 (now a layby) at point approx one yard before &quot;clearway&quot; sign, turn left onto A168 and proceed south to Walshford roundabout (4.72),

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

You are the one who needs to 'enlighten' us. You can see the A303 on google maps. How is a driver travelling along the the Mere bypass towards the Wincanton bypass supposed to know it ceases to be an 'expressway' as you have claimed?

Re: Near Miss of the Day 767: MGIF driver cuts across cyclist at (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

essexian | 74 posts | 1 day ago 4 likes Shocking from the driver but.... if I may be slightly criticial of the cyclist, his lane positioning at the start of the roundabout could have been better, as could his entry onto it when he does

Re: Shocking footage shows driver dangerously overtaking cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Police said: "This driver had to attend a Driver Education Course for not overtaking this cyclist safely. ENDS Did it finally sink in, or did they need two courses?

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Too late for this poor girl though. :-( Killed by toxic vehicle fumes. BASTARDS. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6620993/Lewisham-girl-nine-died-toxic-fumes-Londons-streets-mother-fights-against-pollution.html

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e- (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

We all need to get away from polluting transport, as the DfT state so correctly.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 767: MGIF driver cuts across cyclist at (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

Tell TMS320. He recently tried to claim the exact opposite in about fifty consecutive posts. And just imagine how such a fairy-cyclist would fare in the witness box when cross-examined by even a rookie barrister.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

Spot on.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

Good question.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

Bradley Wiggins is so clever he[1] had to do a deal with HMRC to avoid bankruptcy. [1] Probably his lawyers. Wonder if they were SJM's Mr Arsehole types?

Look at the video more closely! (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 9 Hours ago by: Spike

Thames Valley Police were pedalling on the road? That makes it sound as if the Bentley was completely in the other lane, and it wasn't. Forgiving the dreadfully split infinitive, up with which we should not put, one fact stands out i

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 9 Hours ago by: Spike

That's appalling news for the poor people, who are forced to pay for other people's hobby-horses.

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e-a (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 9 Hours ago by: Spike

They might be free of charge, but not of cost.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 767: MGIF driver cuts across cyclist at (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 9 Hours ago by: Spike

WELL SAID

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I've looked at this course and it seems safe enough if drivers take care - which obviously didn't happen with this idiot motorist.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

I haven't been that far down the A303 in decades so cannot say. Why don't you enlighten us all?

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

Translation: "Of course I haven't. I can't. I don't have the data and I wouldn't know how to use them even if I had them. Don't ask awkward questions."

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

If Wiggins only took prohibited drugs in order to publicise his views on illegal drugs, I wonder why he didn't announce his use of the drugs straight away?

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

And is *that* why he secretly bought, possessed and used prohibited drugs in order to "win" one of his fairy-cycle races?

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

Was that a deliberate Eric Morecambism? Not necessarily in the right order...

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

Really? It looks just like a road sign saying "A1". Sure you've got the correct picture? It looks more like the GB A1 than the IoM A1.

Shocking footage shows driver dangerously overtaking cyclist

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

SHOCKING footage captures the moment a driver dangerously overtakes a cyclist. Thames Valley Police shared a video taken by the cyclist as they were pedalling on the road. The video shows a black Bentley rushing past the cyclist in the

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Here is the start of this TT course: https://c7.alamy.com/comp/WT85G4/1960s-historical-a-male-competitor-in-a-cycling-time-trial-sitting-on-his-bike-about-to-set-off-up-the-a1-road-a-famous-venue-for-cycling-races-agianst-the-clock-engl

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

That's great news for the poor people being killed by toxic vehicle fumes.

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e- (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

1 day ago Then why are there so many comments about a charge being involved?

Re:_Jersey_cycling_officer’s_£69,000_salary_descr (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I blame those pinkos at Exxon! https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/exxon-knew-about-climate-change-almost-40-years-ago/

Re: Near Miss of the Day 767: MGIF driver cuts across cyclist at (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

peter53smith replied to essexian | 2 posts | 1 day ago 3 likes I know you're trying to be helpful; but the idea that a cyclist should move further into path of a car in order to make a motorist drive more safely is questionable. re

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Let's make it easy for you . Which part of the A303 between the Mere bypass and the Wincanton bypass is or is not an 'expressway' and what signs tell motorists they are entering an area when feral cyclists may be roaming?

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

In 1948 it was said that the NHS would pay for itself as the health of the population got better. Do you think that was a correct forecast?

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Return when you have done some basic research rather than the behavioural programming you received at school. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMhURei8N6Q

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

So you say. Have you costed it?

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

The money saved from 'The War on Drugs' will pay for it as well as reducing the burden on the NHS.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

The NHS is on its knees with a backlog of six million cases, Why ever should they squander precious resources on silly ideas like that? Bradley Wiggins ought to keep his trap shut.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Because he is intelligent enough to realise the best way to fight the 'war on drugs' is to legalise cannabis and open clinics where hard drug users can get a fix of known purity drugs administered by trained professionals under sterile co

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Don't be silly. A TT is designed to inconvenience as many people as possible.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Exactly how can is a 'law abiding' speeding motorist tell the difference?

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Of course, and for the dim-witted, if politicians decided there were to be 'van lanes', they'd get to their destinations more quickly!

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e-a (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

No shit! IYSWIM

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

When I put 'Bradley Wiggins' into a search engine, many of the hits mention drugs. Why should that be?

Re:_Jersey_cycling_officer’s_£69,000_salar (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

In the Dangerous Unprecedented Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Change Global Heating Emergency Alarm system, only the future is certain. The past is constantly being revised. Unite behind the science!

Re: Near Miss of the Day 767: MGIF driver cuts across cyclist at (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

'Primary' has to be the Highway Code's basic rule: keep well to the left. 'Secondary' is the handful of exceptions to that.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

An expressway is a road built almost to the standard of a motorway, but without its technical status. Stretches of the A1, A2, A3, A5, A6, A8, A10, A11, A12, A13, A14, A19, A21, A21, A23, A27, A30, A40, A42, A45, A48 and A50 would b

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 8 Days 22 Hours ago by: JNugent

What is this "TT course" on the A1?

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Please return the goalposts when you are done.

Selfish cyclists express disdain for those affected

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

The Tour of Cambridgeshire’s organisers have defended the event after local business owners claimed that the three-day cycling festival costs them up to £10,000 in lost revenue. First held in 2015 and based in Peterborough, the Tour of

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_768:_Driver_squeezes_betwee (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Velo-drone | 196 posts | 52 min ago 1 like Isn't it fascinating how a cyclist that is close passed can be a "victim" if being so helps the police to avoid taking material action, but is definitely not a "victim" but only a "witness" when

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Some years ago there was a young german girl driving through a group of Aussie Cyclists, she killed Amy and hospitalised the other 5 racers, slap on the wrist time!Follow this link http://tinyurl.com/ydkyfq9 (link is external) ! The German

Non-Event of the Day 768: Cyclist fobbed off by Met

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

This close passing driver was issued with an advisory letter after narrowly avoiding both the cyclist he was attempting to overtake and another rider coming the opposite way. However, road.cc reader Tim, who reported the footage to the

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Which part of "21-month prison sentence" did you not understand?

Near_Miss_of_the_Day_768:_Driver_squeezes_between_tw

uk.rec.cycling

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

This close passing driver was issued with an advisory letter after narrowly avoiding both the cyclist he was attempting to overtake and another rider coming the opposite way. However, road.cc reader Tim, who reported the footage to the Met

Re:_Free_e-bike_loan_scheme_launched_with_£8m_of_go (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

QUOTE: The funding, which covers this year and next, has been made available as part of the government’s Gear Change strategy, which aims for half of all journeys in towns and cities to be cycled or walked by 2030. ENDS At the same time

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Here is another case where a killer driver was dealt with when they collided with a cyclist on a similar TT course on the A1. QUOTE: Driver who killed A1 time trial cyclist she "didn't see" gets 21 months jail. A 19-year-old driver who ki

Re:_Free_e-fairy-bike_loan_scheme_launched_with_£8 (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: JNugent

In that case, that section of that road is not an expressway.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: JNugent

Oh.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

As is the A303 Zeals/Bourton bypass. Yet, as been pointed out before, it has been built across a public footpath that has been there since time immemorial and traffic on the road has to give way to pedestrians.

How to maximise the mental health benefits of cycling

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Happy mental health awareness week, I am very aware of my mental health. I make this frankly terrible dad joke every year in this week (May 9 to May 15 2022, in the UK), where we are told to think about ourselves and the mental health of

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Cars will only be allowed to use motorways so the drivers will need somewhere to leave their vehicles and will need other forms of transport to complete their journey.

Family-friendly cycling event proves a big hit in Irvine

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The weather was kind at the weekend as over 300 local people dusted down their bikes and hopped on the saddle for the first-ever Pedal Irvine event. Taking place on Sunday 8 May, Pedal Irvine offered a great opportunity for local families

Birkenhead Tunnel to close for major cycling event

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The Birkenhead Tunnel will be closed for one day in July for a major cycling event. Cyclists from across Liverpool and the North West will ride through the Queensway Tunnel in the Liverpool-Chester-Liverpool (LCL) Bike Ride on Sunday, July

Business_owners_claim_Tour_of_Cambridgeshire_will_co

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Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

WHINGING NIMBY ALERT. The Tour of Cambridgeshire’s organisers have defended the event after local business owners claimed that the three-day cycling festival costs them up to £10,000 in lost revenue. First held in 2015 and based in Pet

Free_e-bike_loan_scheme_launched_with_£8m_of_govern

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Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

E-bikes are being made available to use for free in Greater Manchester after the Department for Transport (DfT) provided Cycling UK with £8m in funding. The ‘cycling made e-asy’ scheme is also set to be rolled out in Leicester, Luton,

Cyclist killed...

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Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: JNugent

<https://tinyurl.com/4mppdcps> QUOTE:

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Of course the bikes are twice as fast as they can use bus lanes and they don't get stuck in traffic. DUH.

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e- (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

23 hrs ago Where does it say there's a charge? 22 hrs ago Right at the bottom of this page past the 2nd story there not joined together as 1 story 16 hrs ago Oh! Your talking about an earlier scheme, not the FREE one that's been announce

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

And here he is: https://e2.365dm.com/15/04/1600x900/sir-bradley-wiggins-three-days-of-de-panne-team-sky_3285019.jpg We were there and drivers gave the KNIGHT OF THE REALM a full lane as there were coppers eveywhere. :-)

Re:_Jersey_cycling_officer’s_£69,000_salary_descr (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/oct/19/case-closed-999-of-scientists-agree-climate-emergency-caused-by-humans

Re: Near Miss of the Day 767: MGIF driver cuts across cyclist at (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

vthejk replied to hirsute | 133 posts | 4 hours ago 0 likes I think the issue is not how useful taking primary is in general, but how useful it as a means of stopping a dangerous maneuvre when the driver is already committing to it. I'v

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Well said.

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Indeed. Enterprise has a corporate rate of less than £17 a day for a typical hatchback.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

What are you talking about? PS: There are sections of the A55 expressway (on the mainland) where fairy-cycling IS prohibited. There is no excuse for not doing the same for the section mentioned in the report. The A5 is an alternati

Re:_Jersey_cycling_officer’s_£69,000_salar (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 9 Hours ago by: Spike

It isn't a 'cause', it's a (politically-inspired)(over-paid) job. Still, it's small beer compared the the BBC's equivalent: "BBC chiefs are forced to defend their Diversity Tsar June Sarpong being paid £267,000-a-year for a three-day

Re: Near Miss of the Day 767: MGIF driver cuts across cyclist at (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

An exact parallel of wearing cycle helmets. Why wait for the KSIs to build up - act *before* something happens.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 767: MGIF driver cuts across cyclist at (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: hirsute | 5563 posts | 17 hours ago 3 likes Post HC change should have had a bit more than a warning given the speed, size, proximity. Where my wife works, they are supposed to report near misses (and one point had a target !) s

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

We watched Sir Brad on a bridge over the A63.

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e- (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

You know what? - I would imagine that there would be some sort of deposit scheme with maybe credit card details taken. All damages and losses covered.

Re:_Jersey_cycling_officer’s_£69,000_salary_descr (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Seems a very noble cause - hence the high salary.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Where are we going to fit all the car parks, what alternative transport will be provided and who will pay for it?

Non-Event of the Day 767: cyclist negotiates roundabout

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

[Non-Event of the Day 767 starts off with a blatant lie...] Ah, roundabouts – the bane of every cyclist, from professional to commuter, as this video of a driver bizarrely attempting to overtake just before the exit, almost clipping our

Re: Hull: Salmonella outbreak - Cranswick Country Foods processing (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

We hear so much about Hull on this group, this fits right in.

Re: Hull: Salmonella outbreak - Cranswick Country Foods processing (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Too true - that's moon-suit stuff.

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e-a (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

HOW CAN ANYONE MAKE A SUCCESS OF £435 PER CYCLE JOURNEY?: Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has welcomed the new cycle hire scheme reaching a 62000 mile milestone since its launch in November. There have been over 39,000 journ

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e-a (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

You can hire a car for less than that.

Re: Hull: Salmonella outbreak - Cranswick Country Foods processing plant (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 18 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

and?

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e- (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 18 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Haven't seen Rolf Mantel here for a while.

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 18 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

I have to agree, it's just political correctness. Just like the electric mini busses in Birkenhead. When the money ran out they vanished because they were useless.

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: JNugent

They don't have to be. That's a political choice.

Re: Hull: Salmonella outbreak - Cranswick Country Foods processing (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: JNugent

If fairy-cyclists are involved (especially near any village greens), just be glad it's not E-Coli rather than salmonella.

Re:_Jersey_fairy-cycling_officer’s_£69,0 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: JNugent

To be fair, it's only eye-watering to the poor taxpayers who have to finance it and get absolutely nothing useful back in return. And they don't really matter, do they?

Jersey_cycling_officer’s_£69,000_salary_described

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

The Government of Jersey is hiring a new Cycling Officer – and the successful candidate will earn what one former politician has described as an “eye watering” salary. The role is currently being advertised (link is external) as Jers

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e- (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Let's wait and see if it's a success or not, before shunning the idea and remember this is government project nothing to do with the Labour or now Lib Dem council. INDEED.

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e- (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

1 hr ago Last paragraph. In March, six e-bikes were made available to loan from cycle hubs in Trinity Market and the University of Hull. Hull City Council, the university and charity R-evolution funded the project, which allows e-bikes to

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e-a (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

ROFL

Hull: Salmonella outbreak - Cranswick Country Foods processing plant

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

Salmonella outbreak confirmed at Cranswick Hull Several supermarkets and coffee shops have removed dozens of chicken products from their shelves after a salmonella outbreak in a processing factory. Chicken sandwiches, wraps and salads ar

Near Miss of the Day 767: MGIF driver cuts across cyclist at speed on roundabout

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Ah, roundabouts – the bane of every cyclist, from professional to commuter, as this video of a driver bizarrely attempting to overtake just before the exit, almost clipping our reader’s front wheel in the process, shows. (To offer a co

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e- (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

2 hrs ago You can also hire ordinary bikes and get free repairs at Re-evolution in Trinity Market and they tour other parts of the city during the week, then there's this separate electric bike scheme this is funded by the Government, if i

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Off course, vans are banned from using bus lanes which is a major hindrance to their timekeeping abilities. Win - win.

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e-a (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Too difficult and too embarrassing.

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e-a (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has welcomed the new cycle hire scheme reaching a 62000 mile milestone since its launch in November. There have been over 39,000 journeys taken on the bikes, with over 10,400 active users. The

West of England Cargo bikes: road.cc over-eggs the cake?

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

In a recent road.cc article[1] concerning West of England Combined Authority e-cargo bikes, it claimed the change would result in "...saving an estimated 10 tonnes of carbon emissions per year". Note that this figure is not mentioned on

Re:_West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

An interesting use of Alternative English. For instance, by mis-spelling the word "wasted" as "invested". This will be a waste of money. Guaranteed. There is nobody reading this who even starts to believe otherwise.

Re:_Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

Is there any plan for beneficiaries to have to take compulsory courses on health and safety, including (but not limited to): - the Highway Code, - cycle maintenance, - the law as it applies to fairy-cyclists (particularly on the mea

Free_electric_bikes_for_Hull_as_£8m_cycling_'e-asy'

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Hull residents will be able to ride e-bikes for free, thanks to a new £8m scheme due to launch in the city this summer. The 'Cycling made e-asy' initiative is already under way in Manchester and is set to be introduced by the end of July

West_of_England_Combined_Authority_has_invested_£92

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Posted: 10 Days 8 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The West of England Combined Authority has launched a year long trial that will see e-cargo bikes used for deliveries instead of vans by a number of local institutions. Bristol Royal Infirmary (BRI), The University of the West of England an

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_766:_“I’m_glad_I_was_go (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Looking them in the eyes does nothing - LOOK AT THEIR WHEELS!

Re: Near Miss of the Day 765: Driver almost causes collision (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

And here it is: https://cdn.road.cc/sites/default/files/styles/main_width/public/SmartSelect_20220510-175916_Samsung%20Internet.jpg

Non-Event of the Day 766: cyclist negotiates junction

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Note that the cyclist in this non-story could have either slowed or stopped, using the device called a 'brake', rather than the proposed alternative of taking the secondary position, the 'primary position' being as laid down in the Highway

Re: Near Miss of the Day 765: Driver almost causes collision (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 10 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

It wouldn't even take one of your Mr Arseholes to get that thrown out of court. For example, what happened to B, T, V and Z?

Near_Miss_of_the_Day_766:_“I’m_glad_I_was_going_

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

What on earth was this idiot driver thinking? There can be no excuses for the driver featured in today’s Near Miss, who looked directly at the approaching cyclist for several seconds before pulling out right in front of them at the last

Re: Near Miss of the Day 765: Driver almost causes collision (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Rendel Harris replied to IanMSpencer | 2348 posts | 7 hours ago 0 likes IanMSpencer wrote: To be honest, just read out the number plate, no need for the zero x-ray alpha pappa. In the instant you have the combination of that, b

Re:_Drivers_face_£1,000_fine_for_honking_their_horn (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I use my left indicator to let oncoming traffic know that I am pulling in to let them pass. I never use headlights to convey a message.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

I mostly didn't see the point, although cricket was good for hanging around in a field on a sunny afternoon, rugby and hockey tended to involve cold wet muddy fields so not so great, and cross country was basically a punishment. But I've

Re: Near Miss of the Day 765: Driver almost causes collision (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: JNugent

Well said.

Re:_Drivers_face_£1,000_fine_for_honking_their_h (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: JNugent

Maybe. There'd be the little matter of proving that the horn had not been sounded in response to a risk of collision. Such things are subjective. In order to achieve peace and quiet, it would be easier for the law to simply forbid th

Re: Drivers face £1,000 fine for honking their (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

I thought that was just common sense - only authorised people such as police officers, crossing guards and Highways Agency officers are allowed to direct traffic. Don't rely on unauthorised people to know when it's safe, always check for

Re: Near Miss of the Day 765: Driver almost causes collision (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 8 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Rendel Harris replied to Awavey | 2347 posts | 4 hours ago 0 likes RE SHOUTING OUT THE REG NR. I don't know about it holding up in court – my guess is that it would certainly be open to challenge – the reason I do it, as I said, is i

Re: Near Miss of the Day 765: Driver almost causes collision (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 9 Hours ago by: Spike

<snip creepy-stalkery details> It might not have occurred to persons with limited social skills that Pedro might not have wanted to pursue this matter, and chose the 'blurry video' route in order to accomplish this.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 765: Driver almost causes collision (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Dicklexic | 249 posts | 16 hours ago 7 likes "The number plate, make and model of the car cannot be distinguished. I have to increase the quality mode of the camera as I am still testing it. I didn't report it to the police because of t

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I remember when Sir Bradley Wiggins rode a TT on the A63 near Hull which is the fastest course in the UK - mainly due to HGVs racing for the ferries. That was before the Brexit disaster though. Sir Bradley Wiggins will race against amate

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Looks like the Court of Mason's Opinion works on Verdict First - Trial Later.

Re: Cycle lanes put blue-light patients at risk (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Wouldn't it be ironic if a cyclist injured in a single-vehicle accident died due to the delays in getting the ambulance to the scene and then to hospital.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Whoever planned that time-trial route has much to answer for. St Asaph Business Park roundabout junction 24 at Abergele encircle roundabout with care leave the A55 up slip road at mini roundabout proceed to St Asaph Business Park round

Cycle lanes put blue-light patients at risk

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Posted: 11 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Paramedics have been forced to mount six-inch raised curbs (SIC) to get dying people to A&E in Bournemouth, Dorset, after the bike-only lanes were extended. The road - a direct route to Bournemouth Hospital near the A347 - was narrowed as

Non-Event of the Day 765: No collision with Pedro

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

The key item that is missing from this report is the confirmation that the cyclist was travelling at more than 10mph. Today's Near Miss of the Day is a really close call, with an impatient and dangerous driver — refusing to wait until

Drivers_face_£1,000_fine_for_honking_their_horn_in_

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

ANGRY drivers who honk their horn in traffic when they see red with road rage could be slapped with a steep £1,000 fine. A car’s horn is designed to alert or warn another driver of your presence, not for aggressive purposes. Under the

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Course details Course D10/15 . Start on road B5381,approximately 0.3 miles west of St Asaph Business Park . Proceed east to St Asaph Business Park roundabout south ( 0.3 miles ) turn left to proceed north through business park .At St Asap

Drivers_could_be_hit_with_£70_fine_for_common_error

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

DRIVERS could be slapped with a whopping £70 fine for a common error from next month. On May 31, councils will be given new powers to fine motorists up to £70 for minor traffic offences. This includes driving in CYCLE lanes - an offence

Near Miss of the Day 765: Driver almost causes collision overtaking

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Shame that the cop car was too far back - still, we have the number now. Today's Near Miss of the Day is a really close call, with an impatient and dangerous driver — refusing to wait until after the bend to overtake a cyclist — almos

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: But technical difficulties prevented the case from proceeding as planned and it was adjourned until next month. ENDS A breakdown in the video remote link between the criminal driver's cell and the court room? That's a first.

Re: Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

The A55 is a grade-separated expressway. A motorway in all but name. Fairy-cyclists should be prohibited on it (the older route - A5 - still exists alongside and is more than adequate for fairy-cyclists). Fairy-cycling along a high-s

Re: Assault by cyclist - No. 6: Brutal attack on Exeter pedestrian (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Someone - perhaps another fairy-cyclist - will know who they are. Te question is whether they will do their civic duty and "dob them in".

Assault by cyclist - No. 6: Brutal attack on Exeter pedestrian

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

A pedestrian has sustained a serious cut to the head after being attacked by a cyclist. Officers from Devon and Cornwall Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident which took place on Western Way at around 1am on February, 6

Re: Near 25% increase in video submissions since Highway Code changes (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Awavey | 2536 posts | 22 hours ago 0 likes Didnt we cover this one already last week ? Stats presented like this are meaningless, a 25% rise based on what ? the months before? last year? there might be a multitude of reasons why numbers

Re: Near 25% increase in video submissions since Highway Code changes (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Awavey | 2536 posts | 22 hours ago 0 likes Didnt we cover this one already last week ? Stats presented like this are meaningless, a 25% rise based on what ? the months before? last year? there might be a multitude of reasons why numbers

Re: Near 25% increase in video submissions since Highway Code changes (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

INCLUDING CYCLISTS!

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

4 days ago They need to be all day, all night, 24-7 365 days a year and a £1000 fine for anyone who goes in them wired straight to my personal bank account ..

Re: Brutal assault by psychotic cyclist kills driver (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Disgraceful. Absolutely disgraceful.

Man accused of failing to stop at A55 crash which left cyclist injured

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A man has been accused of careless driving and failing to stop after a crash on the A55 left a cyclist injured. William Jones, 60, appeared in court charged in connection with the incident at Valley on Anglesey on September 19 last year. T

Re: Assault by fairy-cyclist - No. 5: Eastbourne man attacked, taken (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

DIRECT QUOTE "...when a fairy-cyclist rode by him and clipped into him..." ENDQUOTE No question of a dangerous close pass, a close pass, a car width, or 1.5m separation. Want it all, these cyclists, but can't treat the most vuln

Police name Stoke-on-Trent man charged with attempted murder after

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A Stoke-on-Trent man has been charged with attempted murder after a cyclist was critically injured. Ijaz Ahmed, 50, of Harrowby Road, Meir, is due to appear in court over the incident. It comes after emergency services were called to Bowne

Cyclist completes epic 600km charity ride around Regent's Park

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 8 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Want to make your legs hurt without actually riding your bike? Have a read of Gabriel Sayer's mentally and physically demanding challenge — riding 600km around the same 4.4km loop that makes up the Outer Circle of Regent's Park... The lo

Re: Near 25% increase in video submissions since Highway Code changes (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

ktache replied to Fignon's ghost | 4659 posts | 12 hours ago 1 like Much as I support the catching of wrong'uns, I feel I must correct you on the emergency services getting money from fines. I believe the police get some of the money pai

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Avatar TriTaxMan replied to chrisonatrike | 685 posts | 1 day ago 1 like chrisonatrike wrote: Address - again I don't think posting here is a good look. However what is here is apparently from Companies House - that's public

Re:_Driver_angered_by_fairy-cyclists_"taking_up_the_r (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

I know. I know. Of course. :-) And quite right too.

Re: Near 25% increase in video submissions since Highway Code changes (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

Correct! Get photos and/or videos of all those fairy-cyclists on footways, going through red lights, the wrong away along one-way streets, etc.

“Just_an_average_day_on_a_cycle_route_through_Belf

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

For university lecturer and unrepentant Spurs fan Dom Bryan, this morning’s commute showcased the best of what Belfast has to offer to its cyclists – cold temperatures, rain, and… lots of cars and lorries brazenly parked in or blockin

Re: Near 25% increase in video submissions since Highway Code changes (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Fignon's ghost | 62 posts | 12 hours ago 2 likes Let's keep increasing the focus on those poor and dangerous drivers out there. Especially those mobile phone addict drivers. The close pass ignorance. The smidsy's. The abusive. SEND your

Re: Near Miss of the Day 764: Fixed penalty notice for driver (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

eburtthebike | 3143 posts | 21 hours ago 10 likes Well done to this force for issuing a FPN, but this raises the eternal question of why some police forces will issue such a fine when other forces won't even send a warning letter. We've

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

He tried to wriggle out of it by saying that the hotel had changed its name. Yes really! Front Mech had a selfie there with the day's newspaper in his hand.

Re:_Driver_angered_by_fairy-cyclists_"taking_up_the_r (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 12 Days 11 Hours ago by: Peter Keller

I seem to be out of line. I want to use my fairy-bicycle everywhere practical as for me it is a delightful convenient economical healthy viable means of transport. I am not asking for priority for fairy-bicycles apart from general conside

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 11 Hours ago by: Peter Keller

What is there to be angry about? My toy is a cheap, very efficient, delightful convenient and very viable means of transport. I certainly do NOT spend all my income on this toy. If that makes me unintelligent so be it. You can call me the

Re: Brutal assault by psychotic cyclist kills driver (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 11 Hours ago by: JNugent

Mason "thought" that was hilarious. Collins is currently exulting too.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 11 Hours ago by: JNugent

Five against one? I believe you.

Re: Assault by fairy-cyclist - No. 5: Eastbourne man attacked, taken (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 11 Hours ago by: JNugent

Correct. The victim was walking on the "pavement" (footway). The criminal was the one doing the fairy-cycling on the footway. DIRECT QUOTE from above: The 56-year-old victim was walking on the pavement near the ATS Garage when a fairy

Re: Assault by fairy-cyclist - No. 5: Eastbourne man attacked, taken (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

There is no evidence the victim was cycling.

Non-Event of the Day No. 764: AUDI misses cyclist

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Posted: 12 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

A positive ending for our latest Near Miss of the Day clip, with this video being reported to the police and resulting in a fixed penalty notice and the driver being sent on an improvement course. road.cc reader Stuart was riding out of St

Brutal assault by psychotic cyclist kills driver (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Is this the story? He only got 18 months for his brutal assault <https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-13647541> A cyclist from Brighton who punched a man in the face after he opened a car door in his path has been jailed for 1

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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

That is what the late Medway Bodger did when a cyclist called Front Mech waited for him at a hotel in Dover. Bottler.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

My Sensei told me the best way to block a punch is not to be there. I will use necessary (up to and including lethal) force as the situation dictates.

Re: Assault by fairy-cyclist - No. 5: Eastbourne man attacked, taken (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

There is no evidence the victim was cycling on the pavement.

Near Miss of the Day 764: Fixed penalty notice for driver overtaking

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

RESULT! A positive ending for our latest Near Miss of the Day clip, with this video being reported to the police and resulting in a fixed penalty notice and the driver being sent on an improvement course. road.cc reader Stuart was riding

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Cameras are to be turned on again - BEWARE! https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/hull-east-yorkshire-news/hull-bus-lane-cameras-switched-7055930

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

My typo! "...such thin skin...". For a moment, MC, I was almost accusing you of thinking! ;-)

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

There are so many crimes in west Hull that the police have most of the roads taped off most of the time?

Re: Assault by fairy-cyclist - No. 5: Eastbourne man attacked, taken (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Most of it, apparently.

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_ (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I understand the sentiment, but disagree with the conclusion. There are way too many cases in this country where dangerous drivers (and some behaving "like a bit of a tit" behind the wheel falls into that category) are allowed to keep the

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_f (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

while a car may be an extension of your body it's not so well controlled

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_ (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Our legal system allows for flexibility. Actually quite a bit. Your "A significant fine and 5 points is proportional punishment." is in the eye of the beholder. For me the fine is small there should be at least a temporary suspension of

Re: Plymouth rated the third most dangerous city for cyclists (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

HULL HAS MORE CYCLE LANES AND PATHS. PLUS RECORD 20MPH ZONES.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

There was also plenty of time for councillors to swap anecdotes. Councillor Cheryl Payne claimed people living in part of west Hull were complaining about having to spend an hour in traffic just to get into the city centre while Councillor

Re: Near 25% increase in video submissions since Highway Code changes (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Last week, Detective Chief Superintendent Andy Cox of Lincolnshire Police, said: "The police can’t be everywhere all the time, but the public can be," and urged riders to invest in helmet or handlebar cameras to catch law-breaking motoris

Re: Plymouth rated the third most dangerous city for cyclists (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

With cyclists regularly crashing into stationary objects, how will a 20mph limit affect anything? <https://www.republicworld.com/entertainment-news/whats-viral/dont-text-and-bike-cyclist-busy-on-phone-crashes-into-parked-van-watch.html

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

I'm sure he will have his good points, though.

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_f (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

ITS A GOOD JOB CYCLISTS DON'T HAVE LICENCES THEY COULD SCORE THAT IN A DAY

Re: Near 25% increase in video submissions since Highway Code changes (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Pedestrians carrying dash-cams or fairy-cycle-helmet-cams? Really? On which planet?

Re: Plymouth rated the third most dangerous city for cyclists (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Wonder what the 'violence by cyclist' score is in Hull? Plymouth is a dump.

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

It's a shame that you have such think skin and such a guilty conscience, isn't it?

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Good grief.

Hull bus lane cameras switched back on - but you won't be fined

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

HURRAH. Bus lane cameras in Hull will be switched back on this week after they were turned off in January. The move comes after Hull City Council’s Cabinet decision in December to retain 7am to 6.30pm bus lanes following a trial period.

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

And immediately lost the argument.

Re: Assault by fairy-cyclist - No. 5: Eastbourne man attacked, taken (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Which bit of "on the pavement" was too difficult for you to understand?

Re: Assault by fairy-cyclist - No. 5: Eastbourne man attacked, taken (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Someone must know who he is. Someone with a conscience, I mean. So probably not another fairy-cyclist.

Near 25% increase in video submissions since Highway Code changes

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The head of road safety at Nextbase, the dash cam manufacturer that runs the National Dash Cam Safety Portal used by many police forces, says video submissions, particularly from cyclists and pedestrians, have been on the rise since the new

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_ (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Problem is when this happens with motor vehicles they are force multipliers.. So "behaved like a bit of a tit" and "lost his temper and swore a bit" - what humans do sometimes - has to be put in context: "after choosing to drive a motor ve

Re:_Driver_angered_by_fairy-cyclists_"taking_up_the_ (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Thank you for proving my point.

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_ (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

He didn't just swear a bit - he endangered them by close passing and brake checking them (road.cc also says he drove close behind them, but I don't see that in the source report, so maybe they mangled that bit). [Edit] I'm doing road.cc a

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road" (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

West Hull again. Did anything good ever come from the place?

Re:_Driver_angered_by_fairy-cyclists_"taking_up_the_r (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Try again. We are all pedestrians, hence the immediate need for a campaign against footway fairy-cycling (immediate seizure and destruction of the fairy-cycle and a swingeing fine for the scofflaw fairy-cyclist). Fairy-cyclists are a

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_ (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

bikeman01 wrote: First I'll state up front that the guy behaved like a bit of a tit and got punished, I've no issue wit that. BUT the mob mentality here is quite unbelievable. The magistrate heard that he was a busines owner,

Re:_Driver_angered_by_fairy-cyclists_"taking_up_the_r (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: JNugent

That's true enough, but definitely not for only the few as so many fairy-cyclist nutters seem to want. It would be fairer to ban fairy-cycling altogether than it it ever can be to prioritise it as they seek, at the expense of the vast

Re: Plymouth rated the third most dangerous city for cyclists (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Cycling has grown in popularity since the Covid lockdowns and it is showing no sign of slowing down. People wanting to ride a bike has surged by almost 200 per cent, but experts from Claims.co.uk wanted to find out where the most dan

Re: Plymouth rated the third most dangerous city for fairy-cyclists (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: JNugent

Chelmsford is a fairly well-to-do place. People there can afford cars.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: He said the pilot scheme had improved bus reliability on the city's major commuter routes with bus companies reporting improved running times for services. Cyclists can also use the all-day lanes. ENDS And the new council leader is

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: JNugent

It's long been that way here. To be fair, though Collins sometimes suggests and supports violence against normal people by fairy-cyclists, he is a long way behind Mason in his support for brutal assaults - and even murders by fairy=-c

“Looks_like_you_need_a_gravel_bike_to_ride_in_Rich

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Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Ah, it’s a lovely sunny Sunday – let’s spend it sitting in our cars at Richmond Park then, shall we? Let’s just say that this rather striking image, posted by the Royal Parks yesterday as it announced that police officers had close

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: JNugent

In what way is the possession and use of a fairy-cycle a marker of intelligence? Please be specific.

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So you are agreeing with my. Thanks for your support. Choosing a pedal cycle as a form of transport is all the proof that is needed.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Imitation is the greatest form of flattery.

Plymouth rated the third most dangerous city for cyclists

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Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Cycling has grown in popularity since the Covid lockdowns and it is showing no sign of slowing down. People wanting to ride a bike has surged by almost 200 per cent, but experts from Claims.co.uk wanted to find out where the most dangerous

Teenage cyclist, 17, fighting for life after hit and run crash in Southampton

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Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

TWO ARRESTED. A teenage cyclist is fighting for his life in hospital after a hit and run in the middle of Southampton. Police were called out at 12.13am on Sunday (May 8) after reports that a car travelling along Commercial Road had hit a

Re: Peterborough delivery driver who killed 89-year-old cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

mdavidford replied to EK Spinner | 3328 posts | 53 min ago 0 likes EK Spinner wrote: It will also be interesting to hear what the consequences are for his employer I would guess he effectively was the employer. The 'company

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_ (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Cycloid replied to Cycloid | 233 posts | 23 min ago 0 likes PS The lenient sentance has got many people angry. A quick Google search came up with a record of 68 points and still driving. BLOODY HELL FIRE.

Motorist who hit cyclist admits to driving 'without due care'

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Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A MOTORIST who failed to stop after hitting a cyclist has admitted to driving without due care and attention. Michael Anthony Scott, of North Road, St Helens, appeared before Liverpool, Knowsley and St Helens Magistrates' Court on April 2

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_f (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

The sort of 'preconceived hatred' that you find here? "A man suffered facial injuries after he was robbed by a cyclist as he walked home through west Hull. Humberside Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to afte

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_ (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

KeithBird | 20 posts | 46 min ago 1 like It's a short road, with plenty of visibility and overtaking opportunities. This was all about poor anger management, and probably preconceived hatred. reply quote Avatar Cycloid | 233 post

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Here they are - all spitting blood at being stuck in "traffic". https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FSTxdMMXwAAKxZj?format=jpg&name=medium

Re: Assault by cyclist - No. 5: Eastbourne man attacked, taken to (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

Get one of road.cc's vigilantes to stalk his name, address, birthday, occupation, and inside leg measurement for you, and you can ask him yourself. As he has every right to do, with very limited exceptions.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

It's cyclists who are angry. They spend their income on a toy that the advertisers promise freedom then resent intelligent people who are able to travel effectively.

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

You'll need to prove your claim that there are such things as 'intelligent cyclists'. There's plenty of evidence to show that there are all too many 'violent cyclists'. Something should be done to curb these thugs.

Re: Assault by cyclist - No. 5: Eastbourne man attacked, taken to hospital (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Was the alleged victim wearing a helmet? A more likely scenario is the untaxed, unlicensed, uninsured pedestrian walked in to the carriageway in front of a moving vehicle.

Re: Assault by cyclist - No. 4: Hull man attacked, robbed (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

If he had been wearing a cycle helmet the alleged attacker would have bounced off the magic force field. TR&T proved cycle helmets prevent 75% of knee injuries.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

It's motorists who are angry. They spend a years income on a vehicle that the advertisers promise freedom then resent intelligent people who are able to travel without a motorised womb.

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Thank you for proving my point. Under Crank v Brooks there were only Foot Passengers in this video. It is not necessary to be a cyclist in order to wear a cycle helmet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqFbmiBHHSI&t=262s In fact intelligen

Re:_Driver_angered_by_fairy-cyclists_"taking_up_the_ (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So what you are saying is the roads are for pedestrians and cyclists because they outnumber motorists.

Re:_Driver_angered_by_fairy-cyclists_"taking_up_the_r (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 11 Hours ago by: Peter Keller

The roads should be for the many AND for the few. It is illegal to ride a bicycle on the footpath.

Assault by cyclist - No. 5: Eastbourne man attacked, taken to

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Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted by a cyclist in Langney Rise, Eastbourne. The 56-year-old victim was walking on the pavement near the ATS Garage when a cyclist rode by him and clipped into him at about 2.45pm

Re:_Driver_angered_by_fairy-cyclists_"taking_up_the_roa (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

When you put one forward, I'm sure we'll have a good laugh at it.

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

I refer you to my previous comments on the matter.

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_f (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Just to confirm - you weren't there and didn't see what happened.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

There seems to be a lot of anger in the cycling world. Recent multiple posts on here, for example, have glorified the violence visited on innocent pedestrians by self-entitled cyclists. Definitely worth a PhD study to get at the root cau

Re: Assault by cyclist - No. 4: Hull man attacked, robbed (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Get one of road.cc's vigilantes to stalk his name, address, birthday, occupation, and inside leg measurement for you, and you can ask him yourself.

Re:_Driver_angered_by_fairy-cyclists_"taking_up_the_ (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

And immediately lost the argument.

Re:_Driver_angered_by_fairy-cyclists_"taking_up_the_r (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 20 Hours ago by: JNugent

[Someone snipped the bit about the power of a constable to arrest anyone breaching that Act.] It is true that there are a lot more motor vehicles than there are fairy-cyclists. And the roads should be for the many, not the few.

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_ (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Mike Collins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLzGj10fg2g 100's of guilty motorists.

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Mike Collins

Crank v Brooks again.

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_ (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

AlsoSomniloquism | 3162 posts | 8 hours ago 12 likes Decided against giving him enough points to ban him. Gives him five. Anyone think he was already on 6 points? I would also argue that looking at the road on streetview, it is wide eno

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

The caning scene was real. When I left school I tracked down my headmaster and beat seven shades out of him. Violence breeds violence. He was a magistrate who was caught speeding, typical motorist.

Re: Assault by cyclist - No. 4: Hull man attacked, robbed (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Was he wearing a helmet?

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_ (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

ymm | 7 posts | 4 hours ago 6 likes 🤣🤣 £1000 + fine. Excellent score. Driver will always be cursing cyclists because he is a proven fool. He surely will seek revenge. Watch out for him. His details, reg and photo should be shared

Re: Assault by brutal skunk (fairy-cyclist) - No. 4: Hull man (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Thanks!

Re: Assault by brutal skunk (fairy-cyclist) - No. 4: Hull man (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: JNugent

*West* Hull, eh? I've corrected the Hull Daily Mail's errors.

Re:_Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_f (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Spike

Note that this Act applies to cyclists as well: [Begins] The Highways Act 1980: [Section] 137 Penalty for wilful obstruction (1) If a person, without lawful authority or excuse, in any way wilfully obstructs the free passage alon

Assault by cyclist - No. 4: Hull man attacked, robbed

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Spike

A man suffered facial injuries after he was robbed by a cyclist as he walked home through west Hull. Humberside Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to after the attack off Country Road North. The assault happened on

Driver_angered_by_cyclists_"taking_up_the_road"_fine

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Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Yet another potty mouthed scum driver gets dealt with by the courts. A driver, incensed by a group of cyclists he perceived to be "taking up the whole road", repeatedly sounded his horn, drove carelessly and abused the riders during an inc

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I blame the film "Kes".

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_confronts (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

With jeers ringing in his ears and his tail between his legs. :-)

Re: Attack by brutal skunk of a fairy-cyclist - No.3 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Envy... It sounds as though they deserve each other.

Re: Attack by cyclist - No.3 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So he does not pay 'road tax' yet the 4th power of axle loading still applies.

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: Spike

References to the attacker's cycle helmet being knocked off, and the video showing a bicycle lying in the road, suggest a cyclist was involved.

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So you agree there were only pedestrians in this video.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Sadistic games teachers at school put my off sport for life.

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_co (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

Perhaps the 'vast majority' ought to get their brains tested. Or would that be too close to home?

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I only listen to the radio and the BBC is excellent value for money, especially the sports coverage.

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_confronts (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The vast majority of the comments were mocking the thug driver and cheering on the hero cyclist. :-)

Re: Yumans Were Just Not Made To Be Motorists (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: Peter Keller

Yumans were made to chase antelopes and gazelles across the plains and hills of East Africa, competing with other ape tribes (chimpanzees, gorillas etc)

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Like it!

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

If your 'missus' watches TV and you don't, how do you spend your time?

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_co (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Can you imagine the faux fulmination by road.cc had the driver driven over the bicycle lying in the road in order to escape a brutal attack by a cyclist?

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

You mentioned the case - you explain...

Attack by cyclist - No.3

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Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins said his car's back windscreen was smashed in an "unprovoked attack" by a cyclist who pursued him down a busy city road. The writer said on Twitter his blue Tesla was attacked on Cowley Road in Oxfor

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Bones, The Americans, NCIS on Disney+ are all good. For All Mankind on Apple+. None of these require payment of paedophile tax.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

As I said I don't pay TV owners tax. There is a sign at the end of my drive telling Capita Goons their implied right of access has been removed. It has been necessary on occasion to remove goons from my property using necessary force.

Are you pro or anti-cycling club? Hear the case for and against them

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The latest episode of the road.cc Podcast is now live, and the main feature today is one that we are sure will provoke a lot of discussion one way or another as we debate the pros and cons of joining a cycling club – and we also have som

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

1 day ago They need to be all day, all night, 24-7 365 days a year and a £1000 fine for anyone who goes in them wired straight to my personal bank account

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days ago by: JNugent

You should *both* watch episode 2 of the new series "Here We Go": <https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p0byxd9b/here-we-go-series-1-2-amys-job-interview> Hilariously written and involving Lycra-cyclists. Comedy Gold.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I don't watch *any* TV at all, but the missus does.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days ago by: JNugent

Yumans Were Just Not Made To Be Motorists

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Posted: 15 Days ago by: Bret Cahill

My LMD legacy media Democrat Congress critter will change the subject to a culture war. https://youtu.be/RczjeVwBYqc

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_confronts (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

So after he left his car blocking the road - it caused a traffic jam? What a selfish git. There could have been an ambulance en route to a hospital.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

I don't watch paedophile TV.

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_ (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Never mind that. In Hull, would they pronounce the initial "H" (or would that be regarded as too posh for the area)?

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

BBC Look North 6MAY22 1830h.

Re:_Attacker_must_pay_more_than_£500_after_beating_ (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I've seen Jaywick on TV - it's known as the chav capital of the UK. https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/its-phole-dirty-filthy-place-20565427

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_confronts (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

In Hull they would say he's been "brayed to f***".

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

And immediately lost the argument

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Where? I haven't paid TV tax for 20 years and don't watch BBC. It has been necessary to physically remove goons from my property from time to time.

Re:_Attacker_must_pay_more_than_£500_after_beating (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

Who says that that isn't what he's looking for?

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_ (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

He fits right in there. They are almost as illiterate as he is.

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

<groan> Two very well-known fairy-cycling words.

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

and?

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

"freewheeling or standing on one pedal still counts as riding. (DPP v Selby [1994] RTR 157, 162; Crank v Brooks [1980] RTR 441, 442-3)”

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Plus the red and amber phase of course.

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

Is there some point you are failing to grasp?

Re: Near Miss of the Day 762: The Friday fun day skateboard rider (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

if he had aggressively accelerated and close passed the skateboarder then maybe, but wasn't he just going at a constant reasonable speed? You need to ride defensively and expect anything...but sometimes, it really is the fault of the other

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Don't forget to add on the time when the light was on single amber which also means STOP.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

He was on TV last night saying that they cycle lanes are staying - good bloke.

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_confronts (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The thug must have felt a right clown with onlookers mocking him. :-)

Re:_Attacker_must_pay_more_than_£500_after_beating_ (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

What on earth will £40 buy in a cycle repair shop? Bugger all.

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

It's over £2000 now - well done all.

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

All I can see in the relevant parts of this clip are Foot Passengers according to the appeal court in Crank v Brooks. Unless you can cite a case over ruling this decision it stands.

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Is there some point you are failing to make?

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

You're catching on - '10 seconds' is a metric measurement as well.

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

By not being relevant. Besides, it's an 'old case' in the same manner as references to Charlie Alliston are dismissed as an old case, and that was only seven years ago.

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

How is this relevant? the majority of motorists think speed limits are optional because they are 'above average drivers' and 'drive according to the conditions'. Pretty much like their attitude towards traffic lights, 'The light had only

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

How?

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Irrelevant.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 762: The Friday fun day skateboard rider (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Cyclists don't like being kicked (or given the current Zeitgeist, perhaps that should be 'punched') off their pedestal, do they?

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

He must have his good points, though.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 762: The Friday fun day skateboard rider (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

As skateboards and e-scooters become more popular, cyclists should beware of being toppled from their perch by a group that give even less deference to them than cyclists give to pedestrians. Get ready to suck it up.

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Since when was 70mph a metric unit?

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_co (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Unlike the coward of a pavement cyclist that beat an 80-year-old to the ground for daring to question his self-proclaimed 'right' to cycle on the pavement got nothing, because the brute fled the scene. £20 from certain quarters to help

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

The part between QUOTE and ENDQUOTE?

Re:_Attacker_must_pay_more_than_£500_after_beating_c (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

So should the brute of a pavement cyclist that beat an 80-year-old to the ground for daring to question his self-proclaimed 'right' to cycle on the pavement got nothing, because the coward fled the scene. £20 from certain quarters to h

Re:_Attacker_must_pay_more_than_£500_after_beating_c (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

By way of contrast, the brute of a pavement cyclist that beat an 80-year-old to the ground for daring to question his self-proclaimed 'right' to cycle on the pavement got nothing, because the brute fled the scene. £20 from certain quar

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

But still the ignorant cheer,

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_co (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Time to start taking the meds again?

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Such virtue-signalling is cheap, in both senses of the word.

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_co (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

That's true.

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_co (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Not really. Someone who, as in this case condones such violence by a cyclist, and only a few days ago was blaming an 80-year-old man walking on the pavement for being beaten to the ground by another cyclist for daring to suggest he

Re: Peterborough delivery driver who killed 89-year-old cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

I am sure the motorvehiclist did not intend to harm anyone but that just proves how dangerous motor vehicles are. A temporary 10mph speed limit until all motor vehicles have the driver airbags removed and a 12" metal spike placed in the

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Crank v Brooks 1980.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 762: The Friday fun day skateboard rider (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Dbloke | 3 posts | 1 hour ago 1 like Damn Skateboarders hogging the road they need to have license (sic) plates on.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 762: The Friday fun day skateboard rider (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

Maybe a little too optimistic. Charlie Alliston's victim wasn't travelling at any vehicular speed. Alliston just knocked her over and she hit her head, which was enough... It could just as easily happen to Joel. Or to the skateboarder

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

An honest politician is one who stays bought. 'People' who go in to politics just want to feed at the public trough whilst lining their own pockets.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Away from politics, Cllr Ross is married with two young children, A KEEN CYCLIST and a regular churchgoer. He first came to Hull in 2000 to study politics at the city's university having previously worked as a constituency office manager

Near Miss of the Day 762: The Friday fun day skateboard rider

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Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

You think you’ve seen maybe every possible kind of near miss there could be – and then a reader gets in touch with a video totally from left field, showing a young woman on a skateboard left-hooking him. Joel, who sent in the clip he f

Peterborough delivery driver who killed 89-year-old cyclist jailed for 13 months

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Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A Peterborough delivery driver who struck and killed an elderly cyclist at a roundabout in Cambridge has been jailed. Omar Camara-Taborda, 33, was just finishing his shift and was driving in Newmarket Road on 25 March, 2020. He approached

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Good to see them using metric distance units - more please.

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_confronts (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Plus red with shame at getting a good hammering as well. :-)

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

That's odd. You could read that bit. But not the bit about sentencing being reserved to 1st June.

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_ (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

It says he got out of his car to *challenge* the fairy-cyclist. Perhaps you've been reading too many "Boys' Own" stories.

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

This pair has shown no such sign of being co operative so far - why should they change now?

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself again: You "think" so? Which bit of... QUOTE: “Be under no illusions whatsoever, make your arrangements between now and June 1 when you come back for sentence, on the expectation of an inevitable custodial sen

Re:_Attacker_must_pay_more_than_£500_after_beating_ (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Should have been jailed.

Re:_Attacker_must_pay_more_than_£500_after_beating (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

The fairy-cyclist was just picked out at random, was he?

Attacker_must_pay_more_than_£500_after_beating_cycl

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

AN attacker must pay more than £500 after beating a cyclist and damaging his bike. Roger Jarvis, 61, of Lincoln Avenue, Jaywick, admitted charges of assault by beating and criminal damage when he appeared before Colchester Magistrates’

Bolton crash: Man arrested after cyclist dies in hit-and-run

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A cyclist has died after being knocked down by a car in a hit-and-run, police have said. The man in his 50s was killed after being struck at the junction of Chorley New Road and Victoria Road, Horwich, Bolton, at about 05:00 BST on Thursda

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

£20 sent to the fund.

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

No sentencing news today - looks like next week then.

Re: Local Elections - Hull Falls to LibDems (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

:-)

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself again: At least four of them are innocent of any charge of CDBDD (if there is such a charge) and ought not to have been arrested at all.

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_confronts (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

So the thuggish driver started the fight? Got exactly what he deserved then. Silly fool.

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

When was the law changed so as to allow that? That's a bit more like it. What do you reckon for 1st June (after probation reports, etc)? Less, or more than, six years?

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_ (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

That's what he said. Perhaps not as amazing as some might suppose.

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_ (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself again: Talking to himself again: "Fairy-cyclists are all skunks". - Simon Mason, Friday 6th May 2022.

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_ (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Do you need to ask? [No, that wasn't a flippant question.]

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_confronts (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

What do you expect? A red faced driver rocking up at a cop shop to say that he got a good hiding after knocking a cyclist off his bike? Not going to happen.

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Spike

You didn't see the bicycle, then?

Re: Voters targeted on Facebook with anti-low traffic neighbourhood ads (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

30 something Years after Graduation I am still in touch with my core group of University friends on Facebook. No "wriggling pustulous cretins" among them.

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

There were motor vehicles in the background but the focus was on the pedestrians scuffling on the footway.

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_co (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

So, you are calling cyclists 'skunks'? Amazing.

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

Change your glasses.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_761:_“That’s_really_clo (thread)

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

eburtthebike | 3123 posts | 12 hours ago 3 likes Extraordinarily bad driving, choosing to pass at the most narrow and dangerous point. Surely that should get more than just a warning letter? reply quote Avatar stonojnr replied to

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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

I'll keep an eye out for the sentence - they've already been told to expect jail.

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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

I'll bung them a few quid.

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_confronts (thread)

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

Like my dad used to say "never get in a pissing contest with a skunk". :-)

Re: Voters targeted on Facebook with anti-low traffic neighbourhood (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 10 Hours ago by: Peter Keller

Facebook is a den of seething wriggling pustulous cretins. I killed myself on Facebook some years ago.

Re: Non-Event of the Day No. 761 (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Because it's an everyday event with no consequences for either side? LOL

Re: Non-Event of the Day No. 761 (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Why does society brush off such dangerous behaviour as an every day event? I am sure the driver did not think (S)he was putting the victim in danger but that just reinforces the point. If space aliens ever visit our planet they will think

Re: Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2 (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

I can only see pedestrians in this video.

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

If Charlie Alliston had been driving a car the pedestrian would be blamed for walking out into traffic.

Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.2

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Following only days after an 80-year-old was beaten to the ground for daring to question the brute's self-appointed right to cycle on the pavement, another brutal assault has been carried out by a cyclist in Glasgow. Full story here: T

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

As many decades as Charlie Alliston?

Will they get as long a sentence as Charlie Alliston? (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Will they get as long a sentence as Charlie Alliston?

Non-Event of the Day No. 761

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

“That’s really close – I could have touched that!” was the reaction of a cyclist who was subjected to a very close overtake last week in Norwich. However, police only issued the driver with a warning letter, and the rider is now ca

Local Elections - Hull Falls to LibDems

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

No Labour breakthrough... Typical comment: That went down well then, didn't it!

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Yes. it's a sad fact of life that the police have to prove their case, and that the suspects are under no obligation to help them do so.

Brutal Assault by Cyclist - No.1

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Police are looking for a cyclist who pushed over an 80-year-old man who dared to point out he should not be cycling on the pavement. The cyclist then kicked the elderly pedestrian before fleeing the scene. Hampshire Constabulary want to

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_co (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

....said Chief Constable Pontius Pilate. SO YOU KNOW WHAT STARTED IT THEN. DO SHARE

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_co (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Are you sick in the head?

Re: DANGEROUS CLOSE PASSES NEEDED? EVERY LITTLE HELPS... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

I thought that cyclists might be encouraged to fart as the passed the turbines, after all, every little helps.

Re: DANGEROUS CLOSE PASSES NEEDED? EVERY LITTLE HELPS... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 14 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Wouldn't it be better if people used SUV's rather than motorised wombs?

Re: Electric Hydraulic Series Hybrid Drive Trains (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 16 Hours ago by: Bret Cahill

If you aren't going to be a purist -- I recently told Eviation to go 50-50 electric-fuel or set things up for that aftermarket -- you might as well go all the way. "No one is more carnal than the recent virgin." (In reality I still enjoy p

Electric Hydraulic Series Hybrid Drive Trains

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Posted: 16 Days 16 Hours ago by: Bret Cahill

If you are going to get most of the power from the battery anyway might as well toss 20% and go electro hydraulic series hybrid. A 2 kW hydraulic motor would weigh ~ 100 gms and you never need to screw around with chains and belts. It could

Re:_Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 17 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Obviously life driving bans for both. The only question is how many decades they serve in prison.

Two_feuding_drivers_convicted_of_causing_cyclist’s

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

WELL WELL WELL. BOTH GUILTY AS CHARGED. Two feuding drivers who blamed each other for a crash that resulted in the death of a cyclist have been told by a judge that they face imprisonment after both were found guilty today of causing death

Near_Miss_of_the_Day_761:_“That’s_really_close_

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

“That’s really close – I could have touched that!” was the reaction of a cyclist who was subjected to a very close overtake last week in Norwich. However, police only issued the driver with a warning letter, and the rider is now cal

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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

1 day ago I take the bus to work. This is good news for me. It should speed up the journey home. THAT'S THE POINT!

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_confronts (thread)

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

There is actually a warning before the video starts to the effect that some people may find the footage "distressing". I FOUND IT BLOODY HILARIOUS! :-)

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

You certainly are. Even though you don't intend to be.

Re:_Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_ (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: JNugent

The fairy-cyclist is a brute - that's what you're saying. And you are probably right. If only you had enough self-perception to be able to understand what you say, eh?

Shocking_moment_‘road_rage’_driver_confronts_cyc

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

SILLY LITTLE MAN SYNDROME. GOT A GOOD HIDING. :-) THIS is the shocking moment a driver and a cyclist traded blows at the side of a Glasgow road following a suspected road rage incident. A fight broke out after a blazing row saw the driver

Re: STEER CLEAR Can I be fined in Scotland for overtaking a cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Not before time as well. I've noticed more drivers passing with a wide berth lately. That's good.

Re: STEER CLEAR Can I be fined in Scotland for overtaking a cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

Has it crossed your tiny mind that while the Highway Code *advises* 1.5m clearance with a greater distance for overtakes greater than 30mph, it isn't the law, and Police Scotland can't make it up whether they want to or not. One of yo

Voters targeted on Facebook with anti-low traffic neighbourhood ads

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

As Scotland and Wales and much of England goes to the polls today to elect local councils, Britain’s voters are being targeted with adverts on Facebook from candidates opposed to measures aimed at reducing the volume of motor vehicles on

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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

Grief-stricken relatives have launched an appeal on behalf of a teenage cyclist killed in a car crash. Cavan Scott, 19, died at the scene after his green Barracuda bicycle was in collision with a black VW Polo in Lower Road, Teynham, in th

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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

In Hull the council has been attacked for all of the cycle lanes they have installed, but in London, Boris is a cycling hero as mayor. Aren't people funny?

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 5 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Why bother, politicians are all the same.

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 6 Hours ago by: JNugent

At least four of them have to be *right* and should not have been arrested on suspicion of dangerous or careless driving. If Kent Police arrested *you* in the same case, would your denial of driving - or even of being there - also

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The amount of wriggling going on in this case must be staggering. Like a sack of sea serpents. Five held in the nick each claiming not to be the driver.

Re: Drivers cause huge tailbacks at Richmond Park over bank holiday (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Oldfatgit | 285 posts | 19 hours ago 0 likes So where was the greeting of two cyclists passing each other? No acknowledgement at all from either side of the road. Do you guys not do that in 'civilised' London then? Not clear which bit

Re: STEER CLEAR Can I be fined in Scotland for overtaking a cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

It's certainly NOT worth it as the police correctly state. BE WARNED!

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: JNugent

Interesting article comment at the kentonline site: Doubting Neville writes: "Justice needs to be done for this young man's family and friends. There have been a lot of arrests through this horrific incident, so I suspect there is a

Re: Drivers cause huge tailbacks at Richmond Park over bank holiday (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re: Drivers cause huge tailbacks at Richmond Park over bank holiday (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Is the "too much alcohol" consumed whilst stitting ina hole in the floor of their garages? We've always been very careful not to dig such a hole through the concrete floor of ours. What "problem"? Would being under self-imposed hous

Re: STEER CLEAR Can I be fined in Scotland for overtaking a cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

Hope you gave at least 1.5m overtake clearance, or Police Scotland will be after you. If you are not part of the solution then you are part of the problem.

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The number arrested related to this killing has no risen to FIVE -- the plot thickens. Five arrested after cyclist's death in Lower Road, Teynham near Sittingbourne. Five people have now been arrested following the death of a teenage cycl

Re: Drivers cause huge tailbacks at Richmond Park over bank holiday (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Avatar Simon E replied to Muddy Ford | 4791 posts | 21 hours ago 0 likes Muddy Ford wrote: The IQ and EQ is rapidly reducing with each generation. With role models from reality shows 'Housewives of...', 'Love Island', 'The only

Re: STEER CLEAR Can I be fined in Scotland for overtaking a cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The humps limited cars to 17mph, whereas I could do 25mph with ease.

Re: All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

20 hrs ago I'm voting Labour tomorrow. The bus lanes have made such an improvement to me when I'm getting around the city.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_760:_“Idiot_lorry_driver (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Yikes - glad things turned out OK. Lots of idiots about out there.

Re: Drivers cause huge tailbacks at Richmond Park over bank holiday (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 11 Hours ago by: Peter Keller

In such circumstances I fairy-bicycle on the road. Glorious, seeing everyone else has gone to the park.

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

When I mentioned the 2015 case of killer CYCLIST Charlie Alliston, I was told that this was 'an old case'. So why have you dragged up this even earlier item? SO DID CHARLIE ALLISTON

Re: STEER CLEAR Can I be fined in Scotland for overtaking a cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

You were the fastest vehicle despite all the speeding drivers you endlessly complain about? Thanks for putting your hands up to that one.

All-day bus lanes not yet set to become permanent in Hull (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

[...] So, unlike the claim in the opening statement ("...All-day bus lane enforcement is set to return in Hull...") the decision has not yet been made, as Cllr Hale "...was unsure of the next step". HTH

Re: STEER CLEAR Can I be fined in Scotland for overtaking a cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Unfortunately, Police Scotland seem to be making it up as they go along, which helps neither cyclists nor drivers.

Re: Drivers cause huge tailbacks at Richmond Park over bank holiday (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

I take it 'Robert Hardy' doesn't travel on public transport in London.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_760:_“Idiot_lorry_driver (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

[...] Stop reading it, then, and get a life.

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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

Of course, there was this famous case in 2013: QUOTE: Chris Huhne was the Liberal Democrat MP for Eastleigh from 2005 until 2013. He became the first minister to be forced out of the Cabinet by criminal charges. He served nine weeks in

Re: STEER CLEAR Can I be fined in Scotland for overtaking a cyclist (thread)

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

In 20mph zones with severe humps, I was always the fastest vehicle on the road and so rode in the middle of the street anyway.

Re: STEER CLEAR Can I be fined in Scotland for overtaking a cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

Sounds as well-founded as that Police Scotland edict about overtaking cyclists. Not.

DANGEROUS CLOSE PASSES NEEDED? EVERY LITTLE HELPS...

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Posted: 18 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

Wind turbines to make electricity from passing cars on Telford's A442 By Dominic Robertson Lampposts in Telford will be getting wind turbines to make electricity from passing cars. The pilot project will see the turbines attached to stre

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

Old pisshead doesn't have a driving license. IDKW you think he's short though - the description says 5'7" to 5'10" and 5'10" is average height.

Re: Near Miss of the Day 760: “Idiot lorry (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: Rob Morley

That's very close to where I nearly went under the wheels of badly driven truck. The road has since been widened and straightened, clearly the truck drivers' incompetence has expanded to fill the space created by the road improvements. T

Re: STEER CLEAR Can I be fined in Scotland for overtaking a cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

In other words, make the mind up of the driver BEFORE they can make the unsafe overtake. EMINENTLY SENSIBLE CYCLING.

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 5 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

In a recent case, the killer driver was identified and the other two got done for perverting the course of justice. Known in the criminal driving circuit as " the old switcheroo" - almost as popular as the "low flying Sun" wriggle.

Re: STEER CLEAR Can I be fined in Scotland for overtaking a cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: JNugent

What "the rules"? And on which Act, Section, sub-section and regulations are they based?

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: JNugent

:-( I have no problem with people being arrested where there are genuine reasonable grounds to suspect that they (and not other people) have committed an arrestable offence. Not because of a belief that they might yet commit an ar

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself again: What, immediately after the crash? How had they done that?

All-day bus lanes set to become permanent in Hull

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Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

All-day bus lane enforcement is set to return in Hull despite a pre-election war or words between councillors. It was originally meant to happen following a decision made by Hull City Council's cabinet before Christmas after an initial 18-

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Unfortunately in our police state anyone can be arrested at anytime. There used to be the concept of an arrestable offence but that has gone. Rather than seeing if an arrestable offence has been committed the Police decide they are going

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

scene. In a recent case, the killer driver was identified and the other two got done for perverting the course of justice.

Re: STEER CLEAR Can I be fined in Scotland for overtaking a cyclist (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

across. Sadly for the idiot drivers, most of them are unaware of the rules and will therefore get fined.

Re: Drivers cause huge tailbacks at Richmond Park over bank holiday (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Robert Hardy | 56 posts | 58 min ago 0 likes London has the best public transport of any city in the country, maybe time to get rid of the cars altogether? reply quote Avatar OldRidgeback | 4005 posts | 1 hour ago 1 like If on

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_760:_“Idiot_lorry_driver (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I'm with you on that one, unfortunately in a growing number of cases we are living in a world where people need to be spoon fed information all the time because they are unwilling or unable to think clearly for themselves. The number of ti

GUIDANCE is NOT the LAW (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

Methinks that like in the pandemic, the Police take 'guidance' as the law, and it looks like Police Scotland are now doing it again. They should wind their necks in.

Re: Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Were *all three* driving, then?

Re: Drivers cause huge tailbacks at Richmond Park over bank holiday (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

road.cc writers? In similar vein, I refuse to understand the mentality of: "It's a nice day, let's fairy-cycle to the park. Nobody else will have had the idea of going there, whether by car or fairy-cycle". :-)

Re: STEER CLEAR Can I be fined in Scotland for overtaking a (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Are Scottish cars less than 1.5m wide?

That should go in block letters (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

....AT CERTAIN TIMES ....ON QUIETER (undefined) ROADS ....IN SLOWER (undefined) TRAFFIC ....MOVE TO THE LEFT TO ENABLE THEM TO OVERTAKE

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_760:_“Idiot_lorry_driver (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

Fascinating. The complainer had already mentioned a solution to the 'problem' at the start of his piece,

Re: Drivers cause huge tailbacks at Richmond Park over bank holiday (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

Rather like mass trespasses on a road-closed Snake Pass, isn't it.

STEER CLEAR Can I be fined in Scotland for overtaking a cyclist in my car?

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

CYCLISTS are being encouraged to ride in the middle of the lane to make them more visible, in recent changes to the Highway Code which gives them more protection than ever. The changes have left motorists unsure whether or not they’ll b

Teenage cyclist killed in crash in Teynham - arrests made

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A teenage cyclist has died after a crash near Faversham. The crash took place at around 12.30am today (May 2). Police say a black VW Polo car was travelling along Lower Road, Teynham, towards the village when it was involved in a crash wi

Re: Only if they have off road parking (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

There are so many drivers who believe that since they have paid for the pollution they spew out of their pipe they are allowed to park *anywhere* they want. This sheer level of ignorance is staggering.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Guy Chapman says she's from BEHIT.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_760:_“Idiot_lorry_driver (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Balthazar | 43 posts | 14 hours ago 8 likes I watched this, wincing. I've ridden this road for decades, though I invariably try to avoid this specific section. The only alternative is a hilly detour through a couple of villages that adds

Re: Drivers cause huge tailbacks at Richmond Park over bank holiday (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Mungecrundle | 2585 posts | 4 min ago 0 likes I really don't understand the mentality of "It's a nice day, let's drive to the park, nobody else will have had the same idea". Same with queuing to get to the top of Snowdon, or sitting in

Re: Only if they have off road parking (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

I did watch it in the end. It was hilarious seeing Owen Jones vainly trying to appear reasonable. It was even more hilarious that they concentrated on "cars per household" when the only relevant metric is cars per person. There is no

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: JNugent

Well, there was always the pit in the (domestic) garage, where a certain person used to boast of sitting while drinking home-brew. I expect it had walls.

Re: What should an assault with a deadly cyclist merit? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: JNugent

It's a reputable dictionary website. If you don't trust it though, fair enough. The point, however, was already fairly transparent without the necessity of clicking the link.

Re: Only if they have off road parking (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: JNugent

I haven't watched the video. In general, I agree that you're on the right lines. I believe though, that it should not be possible to pre-empt others who arrive and may need the use of a casual parking space. Once the vehicle owner/ us

Only if they have off road parking

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Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=siWkDq4FtO4 If you don't have off road parking you should pay an extra £10 000 pa in council tax per car and the public road next to your house is not exclusively yours.

Re: What should an assault with a deadly cyclist merit? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

"I'm not going to click on that link" JNugent(s).

Re: Non-Event of the Day 760: lorry doesn't collide with five (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

It didn't work for that 80-year-old who was beaten to the ground by a pavement cyclist: Police are looking for a cyclist who pushed over an 80-year-old man who dared to point out he should not be cycling on the pavement. The cyclis

Re: What should an assault with a deadly cyclist merit? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Oh yes it does... You said 'Assault with a deadly cyclist' implying a cyclist (not a pedal cycle) was used by someone as a weapon. The innocent cyclist would be just as much a victim as the victim of the assault. Nice try. But lardi

One solution to avoiding danger... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Solution to your avoiding danger: Don't get out of bed. HTH

Re: Drivers cause huge tailbacks at Richmond Park over bank holiday (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Some people's two-faced attitude is sometimes amazing. Quite. Nothing, except perhaps to deflect attention away from cyclists' own crimes and misdemeanours - which, for some reason, seems under-reported in the pro-cycling social

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

The real question here is: up against which wall was it pissed?

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_760:_“Idiot_lorry_dr (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: JNugent

Try not to be so paranoid. The lorry driver will probably never recognise you after all this time.

Re: What should an assault with a deadly cyclist merit? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: JNugent

What is an "innocent cyclist" [sic]? That does not make any sense. Very few fairy-cyclists ride their fairy-bikes lawfully (or even have an intention of trying).

Re: What should an assault with a deadly cyclist merit? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: JNugent

<https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/gibberish> HTH. No charge.

Re: Drivers cause huge tailbacks at Richmond Park over bank holiday (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: JNugent

Citizens wishing to enjoy the facilities of a Royal park on a Bank Holiday weekend is "idiotic", is it? Only in the minds of idiots. What does any of it have to do with the illiterates who run road.cc? What does it have to do with f

Re: Non-Event of the Day 760: lorry doesn't collide with five (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: JNugent

It is never "OK" to fairy-cycle on the footway. That offence subsists even in the complete absence of pedestrians. It is not an offence, _per se_, to fairy-cycle upon the carriageway (though offences may well be committed by a fairy

Re: Non-Event of the Day 760: lorry doesn't collide with five cyclists (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 13 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Using your 'logic' it is OK to cycle on the footway so long as you don't collide with pedestrians.

Re: Drivers cause huge tailbacks at Richmond Park over bank holiday (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 17 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Clearly a cyclists fault because they don't worship the Great God Roadtax.

Re: What should an assault with a deadly cyclist merit? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 17 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

That does not make any sense. You said 'Assault with a deadly cyclist' implying a cyclist (not a pedal cycle) was used by someone as a weapon. The innocent cyclist would be just as much a victim as the victim of the assault.

Drivers cause huge tailbacks at Richmond Park over bank holiday

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

Bloody idiots. For the second time in a month, drivers caused huge tailbacks in Richmond Park over the bank holiday weekend – with The Royal Parks, which manages the southwest London beauty spot, forced to close Kingston Gate due to the

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_760:_“Idiot_lorry_driver (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

ndel Harris replied to Secret_squirrel | 2301 posts | 4 hours ago 2 likes Secret_squirrel wrote: Wasnt every pass in that clip pretty bad? That car behind the lorry, driving at a less than a 0.5 second following distance into a

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_760:_“Idiot_lorry_driver (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

Who measured the 50mm, and what with?

Re: What should an assault with a deadly cyclist merit? (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

Not if the cyclist was the one (ab)using himself.

Non-Event of the Day 760: lorry doesn't collide with five cyclists

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

An “idiot lorry driver” almost knocked five cyclists from their bikes in our latest Near Miss of the Day video. It was filmed at Devoran, Truro in Cornwall by road.cc reader Wayne, who told us: “The lorry driver decided to overtak

Re: What should an assault with a deadly cyclist merit? (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Someone would have to use a cyclist as a deadly weapon. By definition the cyclist victim would be in no way criminally involved.

Near_Miss_of_the_Day_760:_“Idiot_lorry_driver”_n

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Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

An “idiot lorry driver” almost knocked five cyclists from their bikes in our latest Near Miss of the Day video. It was filmed at Devoran, Truro in Cornwall by road.cc reader Wayne, who told us: “The lorry driver decided to overtake

A_driver_accused_of_responsibility_over_the_death_of

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Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Audi TT driver David Ferry, 47, from Redcar, is standing trial at Teesside Crown Court accused of death by dangerous driving of cyclist Graham Pattison. Ferry is accused of being involved in a road rage incident with Fiesta driver Paige Ro

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

"The invisible cyclist was wearing dark green trousers, a dark blue jacket, dark red socks, dark brown shoes, a dark grey hat and he had Sennheiser earpieces in, but I was blinded by the low Sun" QUITE.

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 8 Hours ago by: JNugent

Re: What happened to the once oft-quoted lady? (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 8 Hours ago by: JNugent

Amusing! Road.cc at its semi-literate and ignorant best. And Mason the same.

Re: What happened to the once oft-quoted lady? (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 8 Hours ago by: JNugent

:-)

Three arrests after teenage cyclist killed in collision with car in Kent

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

Three people have been arrested after an 18-year-old cyclist was killed in a collision in Kent. The teenager was riding a green Barracuda bicycle when was hit by a black VW Polo travelling along Lower Road, Teynham, near Faversham at aroun

Re: What happened to the once oft-quoted lady? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

It seems to gave been first used in a road.cc article <d47d921f-dd1d-4b74-a467-21d34943b615n@googlegroups.com> and enthusiastically taken up by an uncritical poster on here.

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

How come he was seen so easily when a cyclist in the same garb would be invisible?

Re: What happened to the once oft-quoted lady? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

It's a direct quote of the words used by, well, you know who...

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Ask road.cc?

Re: What happened to the once oft-quoted lady? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Surely some mistake? She simply isn't likely to be a Labour Party member AND the Parl'y Under-Sec.

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Many novice cyclists make that mistake. Don't give the idiot drivers an opportunity.

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Did the good samaritan get a community award? Anyone know?

Re: Edinburgh cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver beeps her (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Drivers could be caught out by new infra-red traffic lights which detect speeding. The new technology is designed to detect drivers who exceed speed limits rules when the lights turn green. However, the cameras will also be able to iden

What should an assault with a deadly cyclist merit?

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Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

An 80-year-old was beaten to the ground by a cyclist for walking on the pavement. <https://www.hampshirelive.news/news/hampshire-news/southampton-cyclist-kicks-pedestrian-80-7005781>

What happened to the once oft-quoted lady?

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Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Spike

Namely, "Labour peer, Baroness Vere of Norbiton, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport"?

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 7 Hours ago by: Spike

He should read the Highway Code on the subject of road positioning for cyclists.

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 7 Hours ago by: Spike

Perhaps the 80-year-old who was beaten to the ground by a cyclist for walking on the pavement didn't have his phone with him. <https://www.hampshirelive.news/news/hampshire-news/southampton-cyclist-kicks-pedestrian-80-7005781>

Re: Edinburgh cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver beeps her (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

So don't do it!

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

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

In his cycling skills manual Cyclecraft – which forms the foundation of Bikeability, the UK's national standard for cycle training – John Franklin talks about two main riding positions: the primary riding position and the secondary ridi

Re: Edinburgh fairy-cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: JNugent

Like fairy-cyclists so frequently - and perhaps usually - do, you mean? How do they trace you when you're a fairy-cyclist ignoring red traffic lights?

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

No, it isn't. The Highway Code is quite specific about this. You should read it sometime.

Re: Edinburgh cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver beeps her (thread)

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

Two drivers caught on camera jumping red lights have received hefty fines – with one also disqualified from driving – after failing to provide their information to the police. The motorists were among several drivers caught on dashc

Re: Edinburgh cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver beeps her (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

The Highway Code instructs, not advises, road users to stop a red traffic lights. That includes cyclists.

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

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

I'd use 999 myself - he could kill someone next.

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: Spike

And what did the bully cyclist say to the 80-year-old that he beat up for walking on the pavement? <https://www.hampshirelive.news/news/hampshire-news/southampton-cyclist-kicks-pedestrian-80-7005781>

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

That's a good start.

Re: Edinburgh cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver beeps her (thread)

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

Seeing Red Can I be fined for driving through a red light? RUNNING a red light could have serious consequences as thousands die in traffic accidents on junctions every year. But even if no accident occurs, drivers can still be slapped

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: JNugent

Probably another fairy-cyclist.

Re: Edinburgh fairy-cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: JNugent

How do the authorities trace the very many fairy-cyclists who so frequently disrespect red traffic lights (and by doing so, disrespect the rights of other road-users)?

Re: Video submissions to police rise after Highway Code changes (thread)

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

AlsoSomniloquism | 3114 posts | 15 hours ago 6 likes Although I potentially have 5-6 on a 25 mile ride. Still need to review them all to see how they come out but I was obviously invisible today as had 3 people pull out on my as I'm trav

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

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

In other words, it is perfectly acceptable to use ALL of the lane.

Re: Edinburgh cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver beeps her (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

I have seen many red light cameras which are there to catch RLJ drivers and fine them. QUOTE: A red light camera (short for red light running camera [1]) is a type of traffic enforcement camera that photographs a vehicle that has entere

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

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

Shouldn't have done what? Fallen in the water? What a drunken thug.

Re: Clackmannanshire cyclist voices frustration over dangerous fly tipping (thread)

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

Fly-tipping Fly-tipping is the illegal dumping of waste. We treat fly-tipping very seriously and we will investigate and prosecute anyone caught fly-tipping waste.. We will organise for the removal of fly-tipping from public land. Smaller

Re: Video submissions to police rise after Highway Code changes (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Is there a server big enough?

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't fairy-cyclists stick to the left of the (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

Exactly. How would any fairy-cyclist, whilst driving at 65mph in the overtaking lane of a motorway (in a vehicle with or without functioning windscreen wipers) react if a driver in the lane on the left, approaching a slower vehicle a

Better take note of this, as it isn't advice, it's THE LAW (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

Note that this Act applies to cyclists as well: [Begins] The Highways Act 1980: [Section] 137 Penalty for wilful obstruction (1) If a person, without lawful authority or excuse, in any way wilfully obstructs the free passage along a

Re: Video submissions to police rise after Highway Code changes (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

I fixed his post for him.

Re: Edinburgh cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver beeps her (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

Many pedestrians now carry video recording devices - which web sites specially put up for the task can they be uploaded to? We need to get this scum off the roads and pavements.

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

Thank you for expressing your concern regarding the octogenarian that was beaten to the ground by a cyclist for the crime of walking on the pavement. This sort of scum needs 25 years in jail and their licences taken away. Police Scot

Re: Clackmannanshire cyclist voices frustration over dangerous fly (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

Fascinating. My LA says that recycling must be put out before 7am on the day of collection - which anyone can see is an ambiguous statement. If I, like all my neighbours, put out the recycling the day before, that could easily be seen a

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

I TAKE THE CENTRE OF THE LANE AS ADVISED IN THE HC. MUCH SAFER.

Re: Video submissions to police rise after Highway Code changes (thread)

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

Fignon's ghost | 49 posts | 3 hours ago 2 likes It should be read that ALL road cyclists have a responsibility to bring those rule breakers to account. By doing so, you could be saving the life of a fellow cyclist. If we cannot hold mot

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_758:_Council_apologises_for (thread)

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

hawkinspeter | 8770 posts | 20 hours ago 9 likes I appreciate the response from the Council, but this is a very dangerous pass and the police need to step up and do something. This driver needs to be taken off the roads until they can le

Re: Edinburgh cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver beeps her (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

You can legally pass through them if they are faulty - ie they don't detect your bike.

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

"latest spree" = thug is a serial offender. CATCH HIM NOW.

Re: Clackmannanshire cyclist voices frustration over dangerous fly tipping (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Fly-tipping is the illegal disposal of waste without a waste management licence and is a wide-ranging offence. It covers dumping of a single black bin bag, up to thousands of tonnes of waste. Fly-tipping can be dangerous, pollutes land an

Re: Video submissions to police rise after Highway Code changes (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Where do we upload videos of poor cyclist behaviour?

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Drivers fully understand that swerving into the path of faster moving traffic is highly dangerous. so tend not to do it. Cyclists can always use their brakes to come to a stop to avoid the hazard, it's far safer.

Non-Event of the Day 758: Council apologises for not colliding with (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Let's hope they catch the bully of a cyclist that beat up an octogenarian for walking on the pavement - he should get 25 years and his licence taken away permanently.

Non=Event of the Day 758: Council apologises for not colliding with (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Re: Edinburgh cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver beeps her (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

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Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

The octogenarian who was beaten up by a cyclist for walking on the pavement may well have made his own way home too. You may now offer him your congratulations.

Re: Clackmannanshire cyclist voices frustration over dangerous fly (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

The most encouraging part of this story is that at least one person knows what a fine is. Some people think that an FPN is a fine, when it isn't.

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't fairy-cyclists stick to the left of the (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 19 Hours ago by: JNugent

You're learning. Wouldn't you? Oh, tragedy! I'm so upset... sob... I think I have the measure of you (and people like you).

Video submissions to police rise after Highway Code changes

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Submissions to police of video evidence of poor driving have risen since the Highway Code was updated at the end of January according to dashcam manufacturer Nextbase, which also operates the portal many forces use to allow people to upload

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't fairy-cyclists stick to the left of the (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days ago by: TMS320

Context is everything. I wouldn't say "truck" when I meant "pickup". Well it would be if anybody ever claimed otherwise. You really don't have a clue.

Re: Edinburgh cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver beeps her (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

If it's an electric tram it will be VED exempt.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_758:_Council_apologises_for (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Owd Big 'Ead | 122 posts | 2 hours ago 2 likes QUOTE: Terrible pass, one of the worst ive seen on here, as it was needless due to the empty road. I'd drop Caroline Lucas an email at the House's of Parliament. Brighton is her constitu

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

We recently reported on road.cc that a Hove cyclist who suffered a close pass by a school bus was told that the driver thought she would have moved over – despite the fact that the space to her left was a parking bay. There's clearly some

Re: Edinburgh fairy-cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

Apologise for correcting *your* spelling errors? When are you going to apologise for deleting my comments on the red lights? Or is that Totally Different [TM]?

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_758:_Council_apologises_for_ (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

How amusing of you.

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't fairy-cyclists stick to the left of the (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: JNugent

There is no difficulty in understanding that "steering sharply into [the path of faster] traffic" is dangerous. The people who have difficulty with it are fairy-cyclists, who seem to have no concept of the use of brakes in order to avo

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

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

QUOTE: We all know that hugging the kerb means that when you do encounter a drain, broken glass or anything else lurking at the side of the road, your only means of avoiding it is to steer outwards – perhaps sharply – into traffic that

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

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

It was actually 5.0005% to be exact. Every little helps.

Re:_Near_Miss_of_the_Day_758:_Council_apologises_for (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

A mere apology is not acceptable. Life driving ban and 10 years jail for assault with a deadly weapon.

Re: Keep your nose out of other peoples' business (thread)

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

His name is Jason Wells, he sells coffee to cyclists and had to APOLOGISE profusely for his deranged conduct. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3107357/Master-butcher-apologises-incredible-road-rage-rant-cyclist-s-revealed-owns-st

Re: Edinburgh fairy-cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So you are not mature enough to admit you are wrong.

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't fairy-cyclists stick to the left of the (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself again: Talking to himself again:

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

Told you...

Re: Keep your nose out of other peoples' business (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

It's one of your selfies.

Re: Edinburgh fairy-cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

You didn't spell it properly, if that's what you mean.

Near_Miss_of_the_Day_758:_Council_apologises_for_“

uk.rec.cycling

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

A nice touch! A cyclist who was on the receiving end of a very close pass by the driver of a van belonging to Brighton & Hove City Council received an apology from a council official, who acknowledged how “embarrassing” the footage was

Re: Edinburgh cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver beeps her (thread)

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

Don't forget these! Speeding, parking the wrong way at night, on yellow lines, on zig zags, outside schools, pavement parking, obstructing traffic by inconsiderate parking, driving while drunk, on mobile phones, with no car tax, no licen

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_Cultu (thread)

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

Not a breath of wind as well - you lucky people. Enjoy your day.

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_Hill_ (thread)

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

These bad boys will keep the cars at bay with ease! https://i0.wp.com/www.peaksandpuddles.com/wp-content/uploads/202204_longhill_03.jpg?resize36%2C1024&ssl=1

Re: Keep your nose out of other peoples' business (thread)

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

This one is my favourite! https://cdn.road.cc/sites/default/files/styles/amp_metadata_content_image_min_696px_wide/public/images/News/Priory%20Lane%20road%20rage%20driver.jpg

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

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

Just got a 5% rise in my pension - the largest allowed under the scheme.

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Including any children supervised by an adult.

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

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

"A lady asked if the victim wanted to use her phone to call the police or her friends or family, as her phone was soaked with water, but she said she was alright. "She insisted to bike home as her place was not far. WELL DONE THAT LADY!

Re: Clackmannanshire cyclist voices frustration over dangerous fly tipping (thread)

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

Residents in Redbridge are waking up thankful as a serial fly-tipper has been handled with a fine. Nicu Ilie from Seven Kings was ordered by the courts to pay £1,254 after being found guilty of four counts of fly-tipping over several mon

Re: Edinburgh fairy-cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

I did not say this. Look forward to reading your public apology.

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Busines (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

Weather.com in respect of current weather on IOW: <https://weather.com/en-GB/weather/today/l/50.69,-1.30?par=google> Definitely weather for ducks. And for fairy-cyclists if they insist.

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_Cultu (thread)

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

QUOTE: Cancelled in both 2020 and 2021 due to Covid, this Sunday’s (1st May) Randonnee will be the first since the introduction of the revised Highway Code which gives greater protection to vulnerable road users such as cyclists. ENDS D

Re: Scum cyclist needs serious jail time (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

'fraid so...

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_ (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

To some extent, the poor dears can't help themselves. What different result can one possibly expect from the users of vehicles (fairy-cycles) with virtually no load-carrying capacity? If they can't find a convenient village green, the

Re: Keep your nose out of other peoples' business (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself again: Talking to himself again: I was looking for your famous portrait with your Captain Marvel fairy-cyclins glasses: <https://hulldailymail.co.uk/Cyclist-video-sunglasses-dangerous-drivers-sights/story-14322

Re: Edinburgh fairy-cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Never mind the Highway Code (not that fairy-cyclists ever obey it), but there's always the Highways Act 1980: QUOTE: [Section] 137 Penalty for wilful obstruction (1) If a person, without lawful authority or excuse, in *any* *way* wil

Re: Edinburgh fairy-cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

That's what makes all sensible people sceptical about the "story". It reads as though it was phoned in from the pub, concocted from the sketchiest of details.

Re: Edinburgh fairy-cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

What? A *fairy-cyclist* waiting at a red light? Now we *know* that this story is a fantasy. Of course, the passengers on the tram are seen as pure scum by fairy-cyclists and were accorded no respect or consideration at all by the on

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself again: Talking to himself again: Talking to himself again: Talking to himself again: Talking to himself again: [Mason:] Mason:] Mason:] [Mason:] Mason:] Mason:] Mason:] Oh... YES! We are all going to be

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

Thanks for confirming it. It was helpful.

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself again (as usual): Mason: "The onus is on the driver and any other occupants of a parked vehicle to ensure that any fairy-cyclist passing the parked vehicle is at leat 1.5 metres away from said vehicle". Yes: that'

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't fairy-cyclists stick to the left of the (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

The "driver" of the *parked* *vehicle*? Are you just plain simple? [No need to answer; it was rhetorical. Everyone already knows the answer]

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself again: Talking to himself again: How do you know she even has a driving licence?

Re: Clackmannanshire cyclist voices frustration over dangerous fly (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

So ninety p per fly tip - cyclists get off cheap.

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

It's going to rain all day on the Isle of Wight.

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

So, the cyclist who beat up an octogenarian for the crime of walking on the pavement was either an Audi or BMW driver.

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

But according to your quote, the onus is on the cyclists. not the driver, to leave plenty of room when passing parked vehicles. I'm sure cyclists will follow the Highway Code and leave plenty of room for them too.

Re: Clackmannanshire cyclist voices frustration over dangerous fly tipping (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Fly-tipping has increased by 50% in the last six years, prompting councils to call for much bigger penalties for offenders. More than a million incidents of illegal rubbish dumping were recorded in the financial year 2018-19, which cost c

Re: Clackmannanshire cyclist voices frustration over dangerous fly (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

Fly-tipping apples to cyclists rubbish: Fly-tipping is defined as the ‘illegal deposit of any waste onto land that does not have a licence to accept it’. <https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/selfish-cyclists-slammed-for-dropping

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_Cultu (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

“I hope that the event is an enormous success once again and that everyone taking part has a great day and that we all can stay safe on our roads and enjoy a great bank holiday weekend. That will be the drivers' responsibilty. Good luck

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I decided to take my £600000 pension pot instead.

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_ (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

Not something cyclists are noted for.

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Or a BMW of course.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

Did the nurses hold a party after you'd gone?

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Plus any car occupants of course.

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

Cyclist attacks octogenarian for walking on the pavement, Definitely rides a BICYCLE.

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

The Highway Code uses the word *MUST* when mentioning a legal requirement, and the would SHOULD when giving advice. Your quote about leaving room uses the word SHOULD, so it isn't 'the law' as you claim. Don't go out on the road agai

Re: Clackmannanshire cyclist voices frustration over dangerous fly tipping (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Anyone caught illegally dumping waste could soon face an on-the spot penalty of up to £400, the Environment Minister Rory Stewart announced today.. From Monday 9 May local authorities will be given greater powers to tackle the crime b

Re: Edinburgh cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver beeps her (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

More car drivers ignore red lights in London.

Re: Clackmannanshire cyclist voices frustration over dangerous fly (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

So, it applies to to the rubbish that cyclists throw away, then. <https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/selfish-cyclists-slammed-for-dropping-litter-after-richmond-park-deer-deaths-a3350046.html>

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_Cultu (thread)

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

“Slow down, stop and wait for a safe gap in the flow of cyclists if necessary. This includes when cyclists are approaching, passing, or moving off from a junction, moving past or waiting alongside stationary or slow-moving traffic, or tra

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

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

Got passed fit for work though after my year long sick pay ran out.

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_ (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

According to your quote above, it's a recommendation. HTH

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Small bald man attacks lone female. Definitely drives an AUDI.

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

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

QUOTE: One other thing The Highway Code has to say about cyclists' lane positioning is Rule 67: you should "leave plenty of room when passing parked vehicles and watch out for doors being opened or pedestrians stepping into your path". Yo

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

What did the cyclist need who pushed an octogenarian to the ground and beat him? message ID <6659be98-6914-4363-a7bd-bc0d6579a54dn@googlegroups.com> Was he a 'small man' too? Why didn't you say so, instead of saying "Keep your nose

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

You two-faced arsehole. You never condemned in that manner the cyclist who beat up an 80-year-old man after pushing him to the ground. Your Subject line was "Keep your nose out of other peoples' business" posted Fri, 29 Apr 2022 12:30:

Re: Clackmannanshire cyclist voices frustration over dangerous fly tipping (thread)

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

Fly-tipping is defined as the ‘illegal deposit of any waste onto land that does not have a licence to accept it’. Tipping a mattress, electrical items or a bin bag full of rubbish in the street causes a local nuisance and makes an a

Re: Keep your nose out of other peoples' business (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Here is his most famous pose - keep well away. https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/06/01/17/29413CB100000578-3106073-image-a-1_1433174467557.jpg

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_Cultu (thread)

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

QUOTE: Another recommendation is for car users to reduce the risk of opening a door into the path of a cyclist by using the hand on the opposite side to the door, as that will often lead to them looking over their shoulder. ENDS It's a le

Re: Edinburgh cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver beeps her (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Completely against the Highway Code. Don't cyclists ever read it?

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

I expect the octogenarian who was beaten to the floor by a cyclist also walked home. Not only did you fail to condemn the cyclist's assault on an old person, you never even asked what happened to him. You're scum. Pure scum.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

That seems to be your modus; are you a small man too?

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

They should read the Highway Code sometime soon, because it doesn't say that. Cyclists: Read the HC and memorise it. Learn about your responsibilities. Don't rely on road.cc

Re: Clackmannanshire cyclist voices frustration over dangerous fly (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Let's hope it spreads to littering by cyclists.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

If you like challenges, try living as a model citizen.

Re: Keep your nose out of other peoples' business (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Unfortunately, police time is being wasted on trawling though videos of what cyclists call 'close passes' where nobody is killed or injured.

Re: Scum cyclist needs serious jail time (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Surely not?

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

This bully of a cyclist needs serious jail time. five to ten years at least.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

I expect that on principle you rejected those parts of your very expensive extended stay in hospital that were paid for by vehicle-related taxes?

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Probably due to an over-active sense of entitlement.

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_Hi (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

He would say that, wouldn't he.

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_Hi (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Cyclists are well known for being litter louts.

Re: Edinburgh cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver beeps her (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

We have been told many times cyclists never stop at red lights and I assume the tram driver pays Rail Tax ( or is it Track Tax).

Edinburgh cyclist in go-slow protest after tram driver beeps her at

uk.rec.cycling

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

A ​cyclist in Edinburgh staged a go-slow protest in front of one of the city’s trams during Thursday morning’s rush hour after the driver beeped her at a set of traffic lights in the Scottish capital’s West End. The cyclist had bee

Re: Scum cyclist needs serious jail time (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days ago by: Mike Collins

He should have used a car that way it would be dismissed as 'a momentary lapse of concentration'.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days ago by: Mike Collins

What are you talking about? ?

Son of cyclist left brain damaged in lorry crash urges people to

uk.rec.cycling

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

The son of a cyclist who was left with brain damage after a lorry driver crashed into him is urging people to reply to a consultation and call for a safe cycle route in the area where his father sustained the life-changing injury. Mark Bry

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

What a star - she cycled home after the attack.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I upset one when I cheered after putting weight ON after I became skin and bone on a liquid diet and then ate solid food.

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

Witnesses who were drunk won't be much use in court. Fairy-cyclists do indeed seem to prefer defenceless victims.

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: An eyewitnesses said that there were four or five witnesses, who saw the man shouting at other passers by, and appeared to be drunk. ENDS He needed Dutch courage to violently assault a lone female? 5ft 7in though - small man syn

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

What are you talking about? Please tell us all where you got your MB.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

From Mad Angela's own statement. Exactly.

Re: Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 5 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Pedestrians should have number plates, 3rd party insurance and take annual walking tests.

Woman cyclist pushed into water in latest canal assault

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

COWARDLY SCUM. Police Scotland are increasing patrols after a woman was pushed off her bike by a man on the canal path in Edinburgh, the latest in the spree of assaults. The incident took place between Colinton and Slateford around 7 pm o

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't cyclists stick to the left of the lane? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Drivers look at this and memorise it. It's important. https://cdn.road.cc/sites/default/files/styles/main_width/public/road-positioning-primary-and-secondary-position.jpg

Re: Keep your nose out of other peoples' business (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Same applies to people like this driving cars: Our mate, Jason. Keep away. https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/06/01/17/29413C9C00000578-3106073-image-a-2_1433174485701.jpg

Re: Clackmannanshire cyclist voices frustration over dangerous fly tipping (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Fines for fly-tipping must be significantly increased to act as a suitable deterrent, the LGA says. Proposed changes to fly-tipping fines have been outlined in a letter to the Sentencing Council, which has been co-signed by the LGA along

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_Cultu (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: They are also now told not to cut across cyclists or horse riders going straight ahead when turning into or out of a junction or changing direction or lane, to avoid “left hook” collisions — and allow cyclists priority at roun

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Took me just 19 days to get of that though. Toughest thing I've ever done.

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_Hill_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: This, with 50 mph two-way traffic? Does not appeal. ENDS IT DOES NOW! https://i0.wp.com/www.peaksandpuddles.com/wp-content/uploads/202204_longhill_02.jpg?resize36%2C1024&ssl=1

Re: Keep your nose out of other peoples' business (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

You might be right in advising vulnerable octogenarians to be careful when pointing out breaches of the law by fairy-cyclists. After all, fairy-cyclists are known to prefer victims less able to fight back - older people, lone women, e

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't fairy-cyclists stick to the left of the (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Are you talking about the creation and layout of such a junction? Or the practical *use* of it in order not to create (or at least, to minimise) conflicts? Conflict on otherwise intersecting paths is minimised by at least one (perhap

Re: Clackmannanshire cyclist voices frustration over dangerous fly (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

What is a "small lorry"? Are you thinking of Corgi or Moko-Lesney? That's your own fault. Fairy-cyclists, eh? It's impossible for any of them to conceive of one of their number doing anything wrong... it's always their victim's fau

Re: Scum cyclist needs serious jail time (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

He's probably somewhere on social media (maybe even some part of usenet) boasting about it. That's what Mason used to do.

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Busines (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Come on, Hampshire folk... *someone* must know who this criminal fairy-cyclist (sorry for the tautology) is. Give the name to the police...

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself: Talking to himself: You have just ruined the squeaky-clean image of fairy-cyclists. And come to think of it, of smokers too. Stronger than heroin, according to reports.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself (again): It's probably the patients with self-inflicted injuries who give them the worse grief.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

I have actually seen that happening at a local hospital. And there is a local legend that dressed in pyjamas and a dressing gown and shod in slippers, one patient wheeled his drip stand, all connected up to him, to the little pub acro

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

How do you say you know that? Is she your sister? What makes you "think" I have any? Have I claimed that? Does being a patient (me too, unfortunately), confer a qualification?

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

Is Derbyshire a dirty county? Do its district councils not have street cleansing departments and teams?

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: JNugent

He thinks that Derbyshire's roads are not regularly swept.

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: TMS320

100 cyclists took 40 bags of rubbish between them? A Nugent tactic to answer a question with a question. Very well, You can't find anything to suggest the road was clean.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

My 4 months in hospital meant that my nicotine gum cravings vanished - I didn't smoke. I got put on Fentanyl though!

Re: Police catch driver who drove 'too close' to cyclist in Chichester (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

*** Still the odd impatient nutter driver about, but there seems to be progress if there is just the one.

Cyclist and passing space

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

If a cyclist is stopped with one foot on the kerb, does one need to give the cyclist 1.5m ('a few feet') of room when driving past?

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Were the longer-term patients that bad, then, they had to get away from them?

Re: Police catch driver who drove 'too close' to cyclist in (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

So is a considerable list of cyclists' responsibilities.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Their patients still had drips in their arms when they had a smoke outside.

Re: Police catch driver who drove 'too close' to cyclist in Chichester (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Don't worry - it's in the new Highway Code!

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Should that be 'patient escape'?

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_Cultu (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

They are also now told not to cut across cyclists or horse riders going straight ahead when turning into or out of a junction or changing direction or lane, to avoid “left hook” collisions — and allow cyclists priority at roundabouts.

Re: Police catch driver who drove 'too close' to cyclist in (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

IFYPFY

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Judging by reports, cyclists are well up on their new rights, but rather lacking in knowledge of their responsibilities.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

They had to go on the fire escape for a fag as well!

Re: Police catch driver who drove 'too close' to cyclist in Chichester (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

"Completely unnecessary, and caused a risk where none needed to exist. THAT'S DRIVERS FOR YOU.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Just look at some of the patients they have to deal with, sometimes for months at a time. Enough to drive anyone to booze and fags.

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_Hill_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Marcus Williamson @KiteMus · Apr 27 Replying to @peaksandpuddles Nice road when it's not full of nutters. Even Google Maps has caught the aftermath of one driver's inattention at the wheel! see: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FRXFgR6XIAMjNx

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_Cultu (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Cancelled in both 2020 and 2021 due to Covid, this Sunday’s (1st May) Quote :Randonnee will be the first since the introduction of the revised Highway Code which gives greater protection to vulnerable road users such as cyclists. Ends. I

Re: Police catch driver who drove 'too close' to cyclist in (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 11 Hours ago by: Spike

Much easier than tracking down cyclists that beat up 80-year-old pedestrians. All Forces take note - catch *real* criminals!

Re: 'I see his face everyday': Woman accused of causing cyclist's (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

BANK HOLIDAY TOO - MORE TIME FOR THE IDIOT DRIVERS TO STEW IN THEIR OWN JUICES.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Many nurses are fat and also smoke - saw it a lot in my 4 months in hospital.

Re: Police catch driver who drove 'too close' to cyclist in Chichester (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Sussex police again - they're the best at nabbing bad driving. Other forces take note!

Scum cyclist needs serious jail time

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Police are looking for a cyclist who pushed over an 80-year-old man who dared to point out he should not be cycling on the pavement. The cyclist then kicked the elderly pedestrian before fleeing the scene. Hampshire Constabulary want to

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_Hi (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Where did the article about it say the road wasn't clean before it was closed?

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

"...can be safer..." means it isn't that simple. When is in not 'safer', for example? And there's a Highway Code rule about when not to do it.

Re: 'I see his face everyday': Woman accused of causing cyclist's (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

I thought we had already had the verdict, several times in fact. What's this 'trial' thing all about, then?

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

It was futile right up the moment before head hits tarmac. Don't they just.

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Three million cyclists know their rights - and apparently, none of their responsibilities: "Police are looking for a cyclist who pushed over an 80-year-old man who dared to point out he should not be cycling on the pavement. The cycl

Van passes cyclist: no-one hurt (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

[...] "...*appears to be*..." So the police never had the video forensically analysed, then. NO APPLAUSE

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Mad Angela. But Mad Angela did. Phlebotomy.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 22 Hours ago by: TMS320

I don't think she would have offered any advice about diet and exercise.

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 22 Hours ago by: TMS320

Where did the article about it say the road was clean before it was closed?

Re: Clackmannanshire cyclist voices frustration over dangerous fly (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 22 Days 23 Hours ago by: TMS320

Wriggle, wriggle, wriggle. Your original phrase was - "vans and small trucks" Translated into English - vans and small lorries. I have spent my life using the term "truck" to refer to something that is part of a vehicle, not the vehic

Re: Monday moaning: Why don't fairy-cyclists stick to the left of the (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 23 Hours ago by: TMS320

*You* have been wittering on at length about a road user that should not (in your opinion) steered an intersecting path. You seem to have forgotten. I left it to you to explain how junctions are negotiated without creating intersecting

Keep your nose out of other peoples' business

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Avoid confrontations - it's not worth it. Police are looking for a cyclist who pushed over an 80-year-old man who dared to point out he should not be cycling on the pavement. The cyclist then kicked the elderly pedestrian before fleeing

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_Cultu (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: The new rules mean cars must leave at least 1.5 metres (five feet) room when passing bicycles — and revised guidance also says “it can be safer” for cyclists to ride two abreast, particularly in larger groups or when accompanyi

'I see his face everyday': Woman accused of causing cyclist's death

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

A woman accused of causing death by dangerous driving continually broke down in tears and sobbed, as she took to the witness stand. She faces accusations she was embroiled in a road rage dispute and not concentrating on the road when she h

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Busines (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

And?

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

We had an ex nurse who used to bark at our cycling group of ten riders to wear plastic hats as all ten of us had no hat. She got fed up of doing this after a few months of futile "advice". They live amongst us!

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_Cultu (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Isle of Wight Randonnee returns on Sunday – are you aware of Highway Code changes? ENDS NOPE IT SEEMS: 2022 Highway Code changes: 7 million drivers ***unaware*** of new rules for cars, cyclists and HGVs | Auto Express.

Re: Police catch driver who drove 'too close' to cyclist in Chichester (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

@_MrMustard Replying to @SussexRoadsPol and @MikeyCycling There was an entire lane for the van driver to use, his whole vehicle should have been over the line as nothing was oncoming. Look at the clearance the police vehicle gave, that'

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 6 Hours ago by: JNugent

"Look up" what? Most nurses never work in A&E. Fact. I was responding to Mason. Which subject?

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Busines (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 6 Hours ago by: JNugent

Why? Road-users are not supposed to travel so close to the vehicle in front that an overtaking vehicle could not fit into the line of traffic between them. Neither are they supposed to prevent other road-users from overtaking them.

Re: Police catch driver who drove 'too close' to fairy-cyclist in (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 6 Hours ago by: JNugent

1.5 metres is only "a few feet".

Police catch driver who drove 'too close' to cyclist in Chichester

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Sussex Police were following a van driver along the A286 through Chichester when the motorist gave a cyclist what appears to be less than a metre of space when overtaking. The dangerous move was spotted by the tailing officers who caught u

Re: How polluted is the air where YOU live? Shocking interactive tool (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 6 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I remember some nutcases on Pissed on heads insisting that modern diesel engines spew out cleaner air than they take in. Yes - barking mad. Stick your mouth on the pipe and breathe that in.

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_Cultu (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 7 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Log in to Reply drone 29.Apr.2022 9:56am When you see cyclists riding two abreast, you just need to imagine they using the same space as a car. If you were to overtake that car, you’d have to cross the white line, would you not?

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 8 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Look it up. Don't need to. As a diabetic I get blood tested every 6 months. What are your qualifications on this subject?

Re: Fairy-cyclists are also now instructed - by whom? (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

Oh come on... don't be awkward. He'll never have an answer for that. It just *is* the rule, that's all.

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

Of course, you meant to say "They are not YOUR roads. They are ALL our roads".

Re: How polluted is the air where YOU live? Shocking interactive tool (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

What does he and his dog do when the wind is in from Africa?

Cyclists are also now instructed - by whom?

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: Spike

So what body issued this 'instruction', and what law imposes it?

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_Cultu (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

VentnorLad 29.Apr.2022 10:09am Unless it’s a toll-road, car drivers don’t pay to use them. Road Tax was abolished in 1937. Vehicle Excise Duty is a tax on vehicles based on the harm they cause and goes straight into the general tr

Re: How polluted is the air where YOU live? Shocking interactive tool (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

right.is.right, Kettering, United Kingdom, 12 minutes ago Diesel emissions, diesel emissions, diesel emissions. MAINLY YES.

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Busines (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

Highway Code Rule 168: "Never obstruct drivers who wish to pass". That seems straightforward enough, doesn't it? Your homework: 1. Define "never" (look it up in a dictionary if you can get someone to explain how they work). 2. Defi

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

A cycling "hero"? More like a clueless busybody.

Re: How polluted is the air where YOU live? Shocking interactive tool (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

Does "somethinginthewater" really expect lockdown conditions to be reinstated with the total economic dislocation it would cause? [delete as appropriate] [Yes] [No] If "Yes", is he mad?

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: JNugent

Why would that be? She might be (or have been) a nurse in a hospital medical ward. Or working in phlebotomy (look it up). You don't know what you are talking about, do you?

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

If she was a nurse then she would have treated many head injuries of car occupants. Did she advise them to wear plastic hats as well?

Re: LIVE: Mum cries in court recalling moment she tells tragic (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

Ferry 'traumatised after being told someone had died' Ferry is interviewed by the police for the second time on July 28, 2020 at Middlesbrough Police Station. The police tell Ferry he has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dan

Re: How polluted is the air where YOU live? Shocking interactive tool (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

somethinginthewater, Huddersfield, United Kingdom, 15 minutes ago During the first lockdown, my daily dog walk was a real pleasure. Being able to smell and hear nature was a gift that, at the time, I knew I would never experience again in

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Business_Cultu (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

n to Reply VentnorLad 28.Apr.2022 8:38pm Riding two-abreast does not “force” motorists over the centre line. Motorists being impatient and not waiting for a safe space to pass are a huge danger to vulnerable cyclist

Re: Notorious Derby road is only dangerous because of 'idiots that (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

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

1 day ago Perhaps the fact that speeding drivers keep on crashing on this section of road suggests that the speed limit should not be increased. QUITE.

When the wind is in from Africa and you can't sleep at night...

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

While most people in cities will be unsurprised to learn they live in an area with high air pollution, the full extent of the problem in the UK has... [...not...] .... been revealed. An analysis by the Central Office of Public Interest

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 12 Hours ago by: TMS320

She was a nurse and went for the "think of the children" ploy. She lives (or used to) along a road I used on my cycle commute. There was an occasion the local rag tried a stunt by inviting people to nominate a "Cycling hero" (I think

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

LOL!

Re: LIVE: Mum cries in court recalling moment she tells tragic (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: JNugent

The OPENING statement? You said the verdict had been reached. Which is it? Did the verdict come before the opening statements?

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: JNugent

Your sister?

Re: How polluted is the air where YOU live? Shocking interactive tool (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: JNugent

Actually, they will *always* "continue to die. Life is 100% fatal. Ask Mason.

Re:_Home_News_What’s_On»_Community_Busines (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: JNugent

No charge for the corrections.

Re: Notorious Derby road is only dangerous because of 'idiots that (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: JNugent

Which one of those correspondents and commentators was riding the fairy-cycle?

Notorious Derby road is only dangerous because of 'idiots that can't

uk.rec.cycling

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

Residents demanding action for a notoriously dangerous Derby road have been challenged by other locals claiming the road isn't dangerous, it is just the people speeding that make it accident prone. Warwick Avenue is somewhat of a crash blac

______Home_____News_____What’s_On»_____Community_

uk.rec.cycling

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

Hundreds of cyclists are expected to saddle up this weekend with the return of the Island’s popular Randonnee cycling event. Cancelled in both 2020 and 2021 due to Covid, this Sunday’s (1st May) Randonnee will be the first since the in

How polluted is the air where YOU live? Shocking interactive tool

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

CARS AND LORRIES AGAIN. While most people in cities will be unsurprised to learn they live in an area with high air pollution, the full extent of the problem in the UK has been revealed. An analysis by the Central Office of Public Interes

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

https://aseasyasridingabike.wordpress.com/2013/05/28/angela-lee-anti-cycling-campaigner/

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Do you even know who Mad Angela Lee is?

Re: LIVE: Mum cries in court recalling moment she tells tragic (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

'Both defendants responsible for death' The prosecution is now giving the opening statement. The court is told Ferry was driving a black Audi was Robinson in a white Fiesta. Mr Pattison died after a collision with Robinson. He was prope

Re: LIVE: Mum cries in court recalling moment she tells tragic (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

I'm guessing that courts, trials, the law, witnesses, evidence, and the rest swirl around in his brain, and he pulls out one of them when he sees the need. Usually, it;s the wrong one - but hey, this is drivers that are being spoke

Re: LIVE: Mum cries in court recalling moment she tells tragic (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

14:01 KEY EVENT Defendants 'using road a racetrack' The prosecution say that Robinson was involved in an altercation with Ferry for 6.5 miles, from the A1 roundabout. She was too distracted to see the cyclist. The prosecution say that the

Re: LIVE: Mum cries in court recalling moment she tells tragic (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

The *trial* will "resume"? You mean it isn't yet over? You said the verdict had already been reached. Were you lying (again)?

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Spot on - all involving cars of course. The real culprits.

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Pierino Schiavone 2 days ago Best I can get to is SA59 XOT, as someone else wrote, says a Grey Vauxhall so it does stack. The police really need to visit the driver, you might have to be difficult to get them to do that, but they will even

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Because something is bad, it's OK to make it worse? That's insane.

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Oh Dear... SHOUTING ABUSE = NORMAL BEHAVIOUR FOR SCUM CYCLISTS.

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

Another shift of grounds. You said "So you admit you are too old to use a motor vehicle safely". Please provide evidence to support this.

Re: LIVE: Mum cries in court recalling moment she tells tragic (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Let's all hope that this sorry story ends with a happy conclusion tomorrow - JAIL.

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Matt Sequoia 2 days ago Got a question, from the still frame at 1:21 it looks like the original recording has more footage. So if that section was filmed wouldn't he have the offenders number plate already? Or does the offender have dodgy

Re: LIVE: Mum cries in court recalling moment she tells tragic (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

WHS

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

On 28/04/2022 09:46, swldx...@gmail.com wrote Sounds like someone who wasn't really aware of their situation.

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

When did you last prove you are competent to drive?

Re: LIVE: Mum cries in court recalling moment she tells tragic (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

16:23 28APR22 Esther Halligan Court is adjourned for the day The court is adjourned and the trial will resume on Friday.

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_Hill_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

There is, luckily, a way to avoid the landslip itself. As it’s just south of the first large lay-by leaving Whaley Bridge, the narrow (single track in places) Elnor Lane and Taxal View — a popular quieter cycle route into the Goyt Vall

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

max smedley 2 days ago i had something similar reg kn63ljx blue mercedes as i was cycling along and he beeped his horn at me around 6 times he then followed me around until i stopped to take a drink of water and then he started shouting ab

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

And that's the point. Mad Angela wanted to force cyclist's to wear helmets because 'a child died in her arms'. For every child cyclist who died she would have seen 10 child pedestrians and 10 child car occupants dying from head injuries.

Re: National newspaper warns of "cycling wars" after near miss video (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The driver of this vehicle decided to pass a group of cyclists at excessive speed and far too closely. Neither the speed nor crossing the white line would be an offence if there was no oncoming traffic, the driver was sanctioned for

Re: LIVE: Mum cries in court recalling moment she tells tragic (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

+1.

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself: Talking to jimself: "streets"? The road is 10 miles long. It contains a surprisingly large number of residential properties and other premises, as well as linking to various byways (some of them cul-de-sacs) w

Re:_fairy-cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

What form would this "engagement" have taken? Banging on the bodywork of the car? Obstructing the highway in order to prevent progress (and potential escape) by the driver? Screaming and bellowing obscenities at the driver and any p

Re: National newspaper warns of "fairy-cycling wars" after near miss (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

For fairy-cyclists, that sounds about right.

Re: National newspaper warns of "fairy-cycling wars" after near miss (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

Those would be the only reasons (and only in the minds of fairy-cyclists, of course).

Re: National newspaper warns of "fairy-cycling wars" after near miss (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 7 Hours ago by: JNugent

Why?

‘I_was_banned_from_driving_for_three_years_for_kno

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

AWWW - POOR BABY. A man who was disqualified from driving for three years in 2018 after his actions were caught on camera still thinks that the punishment was unfair. He says he was driving at a roundabout, five miles over the speed limit,

West Sussex launches county-wide speed limit and safety review

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

West Sussex County Council has launched a county-wide review of speed limits and traffic management. Cllr Tom Richardson, a road safety adviser to the local authority, will lead the review, Highways Magazine (link is external) reports. Und

Re: National newspaper warns of "cycling wars" after near miss video (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Surreyrider | 166 posts | 34 min ago 0 likes The (factually inaccurate) Telegraph piece (& many others across the national media) is tantamount to inciting hatred until the final third that nobody but cyclists will read. But what is even

Re: Eight-year sentence for drink driver who killed cyclist after (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I am not in favour of the death penalty - there have been too many innocent people found guilty by mistake.

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

SLV SLV 2 days ago Had similar last week - chased down narrow street in broad daylight, luckily I knew it was a dead-end for cars but not bikes. Note to self not to engage with men in Audis with tinted windows in the 'dodgy area' of town. A

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_Hill_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 10 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Also the local residents will have cleaner air, safer streets and a quieter neighbourhood for a good while. Good for them.

Re: LIVE: Mum cries in court recalling moment she tells tragic (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 11 Hours ago by: Peter Keller

Gestapo to prisoner -- "Please do not worry, my dear. I guarantee to you that you will get a fair trial before you are shot."

Re: National newspaper warns of "cycling wars" after near miss video (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

In order to satisfy a mixture of entitlement, small-mindedness, vindictiveness and spite?

Re: Eight-year sentence for drink driver who killed cyclist after (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

I thought that was the cyclists' agenda - a return to the glory days of 1950 and the 15bn miles cycled, before plummeting by 80% in 20 years, /never/ to recover.

Re: Eight-year sentence for drink driver who killed cyclist after (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

That would work well for criminal cyclists, too.

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Laughable.

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

Quite so. But he accused me of being an unsafe driver, not an unlicensed one - he's shifted his ground now that was pointed out.

Re: National newspaper warns of "cycling wars" after near miss video (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 12 Hours ago by: Spike

To fulfil a mixture of entitlement, small-mindedness, vindictiveness and spite?

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

IS it? You didn't have a point. Well, not unless your "point" was that the road isn't closed (which it cannot be).

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

[ ... ] Hahahahahahahahah!

Re: National newspaper warns of "cycling wars" after near miss video (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 24 Days 21 Hours ago by: JNugent

Which fairy-cyclist ever "had" to stand in the middle of a carriageway (which means on the centre line)? prosecuted for close passes - and also for most drivers prosecuted for exceeding the relevant speed limit by more than 15%. Why?

Re: National newspaper warns of "cycling wars" after near miss video (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

open_roads | 137 posts | 1 hour ago 2 likes People might find their opinion was less "split" if they had to stand in the middle of one carriageway whilst a car was deliberately driven at them at 50-70mph and only missing them by 20cm. Fo

Re: Eight-year sentence for drink driver who killed cyclist after (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 1 Hour ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Sadly, thanks to the thicko racist brextards and their xenophobic wish to drag the UK back to the 1950's, his choice of countries to flee to is somewhat reduced. Let him pick rotting crops at 0500h instead - there's a massive shortage du

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

When I was hit by a car in 2010, the medic droned on about me not wearing a plastic hat. I asked if he ever treated any car occupants for head injuries and he said “thousands”. :-/

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 2 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

ETr4d3 1 day ago Criminal sentencing is too soft in the UK. My friend was a car theft victim few years ago, the thief had 74 previous convictions for car thefts. He claimed that he grew up without parents and had a hard life, bla bla bla a

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_Hill_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Thank you for proving my point.

Re: Eight-year sentence for drink driver who killed cyclist after (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Take him out into international waters, give him a rubber boat and a paddle and let him go to hell in a fashion of his own choosing. If he does not want to obey the laws of this country let him find a new country.

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So still no evidence to support your claim. UK driving licences expire at the age of 70 so you are too old to drive by definition.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

But the Tin Hat Brigade think Duga was built to control western minds. But they also believe in the Road Tax Fairy.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 3 Hours ago by: JNugent

Car: 48% But a lot more than 48% of journeys (let alone passenger mileage) are done by car. That devalues the 48% claim. Fairy-cycle: 1%. But that's almost the same figure as the proportion of journeys allegedly made on a fairy-cyc

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

Before that, you said "So you admit you are too old to use a motor vehicle safely". Please provide evidence to support this.

National newspaper warns of "cycling wars" after near miss video sparks media meltdown

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Last week our Near Miss of the Day 752 showed footage released by Sheffield North West Neighbourhood Policing Team, in which an approaching driver passed a group of cyclists too closely, resulting in a £417 fine and five penalty points.

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Beasty70 Beasty70 1 day ago (edited) Reg plate looks like it’s SA59 XOT i just looked up the reg on DVLA and I got a match its a vauxhuall in grey 2009 1.6litre petrol i am sure you will be able to give the police this comment of the re

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

You said "What a pity it is then that stats show wrinkles as the safest driver age-group." Please provide evidence to support this.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 3 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Here are the REAL risks: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FRXWS7QWQAYQ_Lb?format=jpg&name=medium

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

So no evidence to support your accusation.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 3 Hours ago by: Spike

Fairy nuff!

Re: Eight-year sentence for drink driver who killed cyclist after (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

Wingguy replied to John Stevenson | 112 posts | 5 hours ago 2 likes To be honest I find it really annoying when the press in general quotes 'x times over the limit' because those figures come from his BAC when he is tested at the police

Re: Eight-year sentence for drink driver who killed cyclist after (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Would you describe him as a "gibbering idiot"?

Re: LIVE: Mum cries in court recalling moment she tells tragic (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

I will report back as to the length of their jail sentences tomorrow.

Re: LIVE: Mum cries in court recalling moment she tells tragic (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

What has Mr Woodhouse ever done to you? Was he at your "scene"?

Re: Eight-year sentence for drink driver who killed cyclist after (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

LOOK AT HIS MUGSHOT - UTTER SCUM PERSONIFIED: https://cdn.road.cc/sites/default/files/styles/main_width/public/screenshot-236_0.png

Re: Eight-year sentence for drink driver who killed cyclist after (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

With that number (and scale) of convictions on his sheet, the odds have to be high that he was nothing but a qualified fairy-cyclist anyway. There are frequent reports of fully-qualified fairy-cyclists posing as qualified drivers, of

Re: LIVE: Mum cries in court recalling moment she tells tragic (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: Trial concludes for the day Court is adjourned for the day. Police Collision Investigator, Mr Woodhouse, will be questioned by the defence tomorrow. ENDS Sleep well overnight and get your affairs in order, scum.

Re: Eight-year sentence for drink driver who killed cyclist after (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Telling himself off for getting his metric weights and measures wrong:

Re: LIVE: Mum cries in court recalling moment she tells tragic (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

What? Before a verdict has been reached?

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

It was an over the horizon radar transmitter. As a short wave fan it was a total pain.

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

So no evidence to support your claim.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Give him his due. It's often surrealism rather than silliness. But sometimes, they're hard to tell apart.

Re: Not a helmet in sight (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Road users have always had to give way when turning (well, for longer than I've been driving, at the very least). Some road-users - especially some fairy-cyclists - don't bother with that rule, of course. I remember a business trip t

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_Hill_closed_to_traffic_for_five_months (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

The A5004 Long Hill between Whaley Bridge and Buxton – named in 2010 as the seventh most dangerous road in Britain – is now closed to cars for up to five months It will lose its horrific title for five months - good result.

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

Talking to himself, yet again...

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: JNugent

In that case, "the road" isn't closed. It's just whatever short (though admittedly critical for through traffic) section needs to be closed for the mentioned repair to be effected which is closed. It's happened in *this* road a few

Re:_Cyclist_chased_by_kerb-mounting_phone_driver_in_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: Spike

You're the one making accusations, so DYOR.

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_Hill_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: swldx...@gmail.com

QUOTE: As Anthony, who rode the climb this week, says: “cycling heaven!” Let’s just hope the council doesn’t get involved again… ENDS Good point - it''s the same council - Derbyshire it seems. There are no anti-cycling signs

Re:_The_new_Snake_Pass?_Peak_District’s_Long_Hill_ (thread)

uk.rec.cycling

Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mike Collins

Access to premises are not blocked.

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