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Old 10-17-07, 04:36 PM   #1
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Tucson, AZ Critical Mass

http://www.azstarnet.com/opinion/205828

Nifty editorial about the upcoming "re-inaugural" CM in Tucson, AZ.

(They paraphrastically quoted me, the Tucson High senior...)
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Old 10-17-07, 05:41 PM   #2
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hopefully you guys will not cork and block traffic and be azzholes like the ones in some other places do.
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Good op-ed piece, you did a good job. Keep up the good work.
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Old 10-17-07, 06:18 PM   #4
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Heh it seems 90% of reader comments are anti-cyclist. I guess this CM is off to a good start.
This is a good one:

"#35 - When confronted with the choice of crossing a double line and a possible head on collision, or hitting the bike rider illegally riding and that probably won't die because of it, it's an easy decision."

No choice to slow and wait I guess.

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Heh it seems 90% of reader comments are anti-cyclist. I guess this CM is off to a good start.
This is a good one:

"#35 - When confronted with the choice of crossing a double line and a possible head on collision, or hitting the bike rider illegally riding and that probably won't die because of it, it's an easy decision."

No choice to slow and wait I guess.

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Haha yeah, there are some scary comments.

Tucson is consistently ranked as one of the best cycling city, yet there are so many jerks on the road on four wheels. I think only good will come from this (hopefully).

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Old 10-18-07, 02:26 AM   #6
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i just read some of those comments.
the internet can be so smart, but sometimes i can be soooo stupid.
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Old 10-18-07, 01:11 PM   #7
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"#3- But no matter which side of the arguement you are on it is really STUPID for someone on a 70lb (at most) bike trying to take on a car."

I want to see this bike.

And, how do we get people to not view things in term of ideology? This shouldn't be one group v. another.
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Old 10-18-07, 01:29 PM   #8
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And, how do we get people to not view things in term of ideology?
By being nice to one person at a time. That's about the most political statement you can make in this day and age.
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