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  1. #1
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    Almost got nailed twice at the same intersection

    On my way home during my last ride I had to cross I 75 in order to get home.

    As I was working my way up the interstate overpass just before I started to
    pass the on ramp (on my right) , a pickup behind me started honking and pulled around me
    to get to the on ramp it was towing a long animal transport trailer. I started slowing down
    in order to not get clipped by the trailer as it entered the on ramp.

    No sooner than the trailer cleared me I heard another honking and a car zipped right
    behind me to get onto the on ramp.

    It all happened so quickly that I did not have time to be scared...

    I guess I used a couple of spare lives...

    Jerry

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    Damnit, man! Don't you know those few seconds you might have caused them to waste would keep them from getting into the slow-moving rush-hour traffic?



    Glad to hear you're safe. Hoist one and thank the cycling gods.
    I reserve the right to be wrong at any time. :D

    Man does not live by bread alone, that's why God made ice cream.

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    rebmeM roineS JanMM's Avatar
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    A lot of motorists have difficulty at freeway on- or off-ramps. Can get dicey riding past those areas.
    RANS V3 (steel), RANS V-Rex, RANS Screamer

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    I hope you gave them both a big "one finger wave". What a couple of a-holes.

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    el padre
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    It is rare that I ride in "on-ramp--off-ramp" areas but when I do I make sure there is no traffic when I am going across...I owe it to my body

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