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    Cyclists, watch out ... Rob Ford is driving on TO streets

    Sound's like he's not only content with just removing bike lanes from Toronto streets, but now has allegedly become a hazard to cyclists and pedestrians by being a distracted driver. Great.

    http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2.../18470736.html

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    "My advice to the very porcine-looking and acting Mr. Ford, hey get off your cellphone and on your bicycle, you need the exercise and we would all be much safer!!"

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    Busted. Too bad there was no video.

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    $90000 to paint bike lanes last summer, $200000 to remove them this summer.... I don't get it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gmt13 View Post
    Busted. Too bad there was no video.
    A video would have been good. Would have shown Torontonians what a classy Mayor they elected ... allegedly giving the lady and her 6 year old daughter the finger. I still can't believe Toronto elected this guy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    Sound's like he's not only content with just removing bike lanes from Toronto streets, but now has allegedly become a hazard to cyclists and pedestrians by being a distracted driver. Great.
    http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2.../18470736.html

    Here is a better link: http://www.citytv.com/toronto/cityne...vis-bike-lanes

    Also: http://www.xydo.com/toolbar/23154227...eet_bike_lanes

    Ontario provincial law says AS CLOSE AS PRACTICABLE', so bike lanes or not cyclists still have a right to TAKE THE LANE!!!!! The practicality is NOT UP TO THE MOTORIST!!!!!!
    Last edited by Chris516; 07-27-11 at 02:33 PM.

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    I wouldn't care of Toronto instituted a support program for divorced dads that included free weekly hummers -- a city run by a 4-wheeled pig is not where I would live.

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    More Rob Ford shenanigans:

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford faces drug video allegations

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-22565125

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tem View Post
    More Rob Ford shenanigans:

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford faces drug video allegations

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-22565125
    The woman that was 'flipped the bird', by Toronto mayor Rob Ford, then didn't like her comments on Facebook in a private forum, going viral. Well, The allegations against Mayor Ford certainly have: https://www.google.com/search?q=g&rl...w=1600&bih=775

    Just from the first page of that Google search, the Washington Post and Reuters jumped on the story. So have NBC and FoxNews.

    The Edmonton Journal even had stories of other allegations against Mayor Ford.

    Presuming the drug allegations pan out, and he is removed from office, it will be an indirect victory for cyclists' in Toronto.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DX-MAN View Post
    I wouldn't care of Toronto instituted a support program for divorced dads that included free weekly hummers -- a city run by a 4-wheeled pig is not where I would live.
    I am glad I don't live there. He is worse than (former)DC Mayor Marion Barry. Marion Barry was fine his first two terms in office. His third(non-consecutive) term, he got hooked on crack cocaine in the 1990's. He was eventually caught on video doing a drug deal. He ended up doing time in Lorton Correctional.

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    Moved to Eastern Canada regional from A&S. Since the thread is turning political, it was either the regional forum or P&R.
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    So Tom only hires people that are nutty? Is part of the requirement to be a moderator on this site is that you have to be nuts??
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    CBad - if you look at this and some of the historical threads you will find that in Toronto it's not possible to separate politics and cycling.

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    Just saw the article about the 'possible' crack-smoking by the honorless Mr. Ford; didn't watch the video, but the 'cover shot' for the video was of a fat, balding man next to a vehicle...which made me think IMMEDIATELY of Rush Limbaugh! Damn, now Canada has one of those bile-spewing blimps in the public eye, too? SO sad.........

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    Quote Originally Posted by nondes View Post
    CBad - if you look at this and some of the historical threads you will find that in Toronto it's not possible to separate politics and cycling.
    Especially where Rob Ford is involved.
    Zero gallons to the mile

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    "The 2nd Amendment was actually written to prepare for the Zombie Apocalypse.
    ... most people are just bastard-coated bastards with bastard filling."
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    And as you are Fearless Leader of both . . .
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    Who said it? Toronto Mayor Rob Ford or Springfield Mayor Diamond Joe Quimby? http://mobile.slate.com/blogs/crime/...nto_mayor.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
    Moved to Eastern Canada regional from A&S. Since the thread is turning political, it was either the regional forum or P&R.
    Now tell the truth.. did you consult an atlas to figure out which forum to put it in?

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