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Old 04-29-09, 05:38 PM   #1
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Share the Road license plates

What is the best one?


Notice I didn't ask for your opinion on if they should exists.



I like Kentucky
http://www.louisvilleky.gov/NR/rdonl...theroad800.jpg

Runner, two abreast gotta share the road

EDIT yes the title is wrong.
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Old 04-30-09, 03:18 AM   #2
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I have the Virginia plates. Very boring. Just regular plates with a picture of the yellow "Share the Road" road sign.
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Old 05-01-09, 04:12 PM   #3
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Georgia tag on the right side of this page.
http://www.georgiabikes.org/DesktopDefault.aspx
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Colorado's is pretty cool.

http://bicyclecolo.org/page.cfm?PageID=764
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vanity license plates of all types are kind of dumb
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http://www.bicyclealliance.org/share...are_plate.html for Washington.

better than the lame "sports team" ones which go to pay off Seattle-area stadiums
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I got right hooked by a guy in a pick up truck with a "Share the Road" bumper sticker on his tailgate the other day. Made me think I wouldn't want one on my car should I ever do a similar bone head move.

While I approve of the advocacy I abhor the hypocrisy bumper stickers and other back of car pronouncements sometimes create.
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I only have two "decorations" on my rear bumper: the "Share the Road" plate, and a bumper sticker from last year's election supporting the candidate whose last name starts with "Obama."

Both of them actually make me drive a BIT more carefully and respectfully lest they make me look hypocritical.

I think so anyway.
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The Ohio Bike Federation convinced the legislature to create them in Ohio:

Funding goes to publish and distribute Street Smarts
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Florida. What is cool if you're into such things, is that they give you a
little matching 1/4 size one for your bike
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I like the Texas ones, and am thinking about getting them for the wife's car (since my car is mainly a driveway ornament).
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its unfortunate states are tying bike and motorist education about bikes to the sale of bike-crazy license plates.

these programs should be supported and independent of any funds raised by bike-addled motorists that ride bicycles too.

maybe Kentucky could make all their license plates like that.

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Old 05-04-09, 10:37 AM   #13
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Florida. What is cool if you're into such things, is that they give you a
little matching 1/4 size one for your bike
neato
Can you just buy the 1/4 one
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The Ohio Bike Federation convinced the legislature to create them in Ohio:

Funding goes to publish and distribute Street Smarts
I just got new plates and asked about these. Yikes! $25 extra per year. I could see a one time added fee, but an added yearly fee, too? Not only didn't I buy one, when I look at a car with one, I think they're an idiot.
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The Florida tag looks like evidence in a trial -- "This photo, members of the jury, was taken a few seconds before the innocent rider was run down from behind by the defendant's sinister black car."
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I just got new plates and asked about these. Yikes! $25 extra per year. I could see a one time added fee, but an added yearly fee, too? Not only didn't I buy one, when I look at a car with one, I think they're an idiot.
Actually, it's $15 a year renewal, if that makes a difference. Lots of people spend $15 on things I wouldn't, but it's their fifteen bucks.
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