Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Bikes: Specialized Tricross Sport 2009
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>If drivers really have so much "difficulty" in overtaking cyclists, perhaps we should always push to the >front and ensure we clear the intersection to make it easier on them.
That's the standard here. In fact, many intersections have an extra line with a bike symbol in front of the normal stop line, so that cyclists know to wait there. I tend to take off in a curve, veering left (away from traffic), then back into the flow as I get more stable. At least everyone can see what I'm doing.