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    I need more cowbell. Digital Gee's Avatar
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    Another ghost bike...

    This one is too close to home. I was riding this morning and came across a ghost bike and a ton of flowers, candles, etc. on the corner of Park and University, just a few blocks from home.

    A 22 year old cyclist was killed a week ago when he turned against a red light in this intersection some time after midnight.

    Here's a link to a very short news article: http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/m...-bn22bike.html
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    Senior Member Terrierman's Avatar
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    Well, stay vigilant then.
    It's all downhill from here. Except the parts that are uphill.

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    Wheezing Geezer Bud Bent's Avatar
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    There's a new ghost bike about six miles from my house, too, at the spot where Meredith Hatch and Mike Alfaro were killed by a drunk driver in June.
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    They told me it's ok to post mileage over in the commuting forum, so you'll probably find me there these days.

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    His Brain is Gone! Tom Bombadil's Avatar
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    I hate what happened, but if you run red lights at midnight on a bicycle, you are taking an extreme risk. I feel sympathy for the person who hit him, who may have been driving correctly but now has to live with their memories of having killed someone.
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    gone ride'n cyclinfool's Avatar
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    Theres one that showed up on one of my favorite routes about 6 weeks ago - where the MUP crosses a road - not a busy road but a 55MPH road. Now two of my routes have Ghost bikes. I have been meaning to post a pic and start this thread but have not remembered my camera, I will try to make a point of it as I go that way on Friday. I want to stop and read the sign on it anyway. I don't know what caused this new one but the other one was caused when two teenagers were drag racing and came upon the rider.
    "Of all the things I ever lost I miss my mind the most." Mark Twain
    If all you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail.

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