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Safe paths: Sharing and caring is the key

Safe paths: Sharing and caring is the key

I was accosted recently by a furious man in a café who claimed to have been almost run down by cyclists on a shared path. Since my only crime that day was one of fashion, because I was indeed wearing lycra, I tried to reason with him that not all cyclists are wankers, but he fumed off saying that the next cyclist he saw on the path he’d bring down with a stick through the … Read entire article »

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The plague of the pavement

The plague of the pavement

Who us? Apparently yes. Mikael le Dous, head of the Danish Pedestrian Association, is campaigning against delinquent cyclists who ignore traffic lights, go up one-way streets the wrong way or plough through pedestrian areas without dismounting and wants the authorities to introduce stricter surveillance of cyclists. “It happens occasionally that you’ll have an older woman, not hit but surprised and frightened by a bike so that she falls and maybe even dies,” he said. “Then they say, … Read entire article »

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