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    So, we're all wonderful- aren't we?

    A view (or views) from across the pond:

    http://www.youtube.com/user/sillycyclists

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    At least the pedestrian who veered into the cyclist's path had lots of padding to cushion the impact.

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    Looks like a nice little informative series. I liked the little highlight at the end of exceptional good behavior.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheHen View Post
    At least the pedestrian who veered into the cyclist's path had lots of padding to cushion the impact.


    Quote Originally Posted by The Human Car View Post
    I liked the little highlight at the end of exceptional good behavior.
    Yeah, I like that he highlights positive behavior and doesn't just harp on the negative. Good show.
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    Good video, the clip on the MUP was particularly interesting. You can shout, on your right, left, cycle your bell, but on a MUP you never know what a pedestrian will do. I slow down now as I approach, but may I do because I'm older now.

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    Nice video, I went back and looked at some of his others, good stuff.

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    Interesting video. I am glad that my commute is not that crowded. On the other hand, I would be ok with a few more cyclists if there were a few less cars.

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    Nice series.
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    Good stuff. I'll be watching them all, only looked at #29,28,27 so far but I found them informative (or do I mean reinforcing of my predjudices?)

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    I get a different impression. I was trying to figure out his criteria for good cycling behavior versus bad, and at first it appeared he criticized illegal things he saw people doing that he didn't do himself. Then he called out someone for going through a red light and then he goes through himself. He was just aimlessly b****ing, as far as I could tell.
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    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doohickie View Post
    I get a different impression. I was trying to figure out his criteria for good cycling behavior versus bad, and at first it appeared he criticized illegal things he saw people doing that he didn't do himself. Then he called out someone for going through a red light and then he goes through himself. He was just aimlessly b****ing, as far as I could tell.
    It repays watching carefully, I'm afraid, Doohickie. His reference to the rider going thro' red lights was about him being a repeat offender that he's seen previously going though red lights. He's not RLJing on this occasion: the main light is, I agree, red, but there is a straight ahead green arrow, so none of them are going thro' on red. His criticism is about his assumption that he can squeeze thro' between the bus and the pedestrian refuge kerb and the fact that he is clipped by the bus confirms the foolish optimism of the rider

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