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  1. Which is what the first officer should have told...

    Which is what the first officer should have told the OP.
  2. Thread: NYPD Crackdown

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    Those who enforce the law are themselves supposed...

    Those who enforce the law are themselves supposed to follow it. This is the corner stone of a democracy. The NYPD is allowed to double park in emerganicies and in fulfilment of their official...
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    My original post was quite rude. For that I...

    My original post was quite rude. For that I apologize. However reality is often inconvenient. The NYPD doesn't have the legal right to supersede the law cause it's inconvenient.
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    Only when responding to emergencies. Yes they...

    Only when responding to emergencies. Yes they don't have to feed the meter but most departments have strict polices against double parking and/or blocking traffic to get pizza or have a chat.
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    Fixed it for ya! *red light running cars and...

    Fixed it for ya!
    *red light running cars and cabs
    *kamikaze bicyclists
    *Jaywalkers walking into traffic against the light staring at their phone.

    The answer is obvious Kamikaze bicyclists....
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    So in other words you didn't read the link in my...

    So in other words you didn't read the link in my post?
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    You are so right! How did I not see it! The cops...

    You are so right! How did I not see it! The cops since they've been breaking the law for so so long we should just let them! It's so immature of me to expect the cops to follow the law! Thank you so...
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    Our magnificent overlords are now using bike...

    Our magnificent overlords are now using bike lanes for the commissioner's parking needs. I'm sure we all agree this is a great thing! It's great to see them blocking bike lanes in the name of...
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    Yet the current one is claiming to be so bicycle...

    Yet the current one is claiming to be so bicycle and pedestrian friendly. Yet they are claiming Vision Zero is going to make some huge difference. Then do **** like this crackdown while smiling. I...
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    The problem is in NYC they just don't target law...

    The problem is in NYC they just don't target law breaking cyclists they randomly target every cyclist regardless whether or not they broke any actually law. In the past they have ticked cyclists for...
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    At least four to five times a week I read about a...

    At least four to five times a week I read about a pedestrian or cyclist killed by an aggressive or careless drivers. It's heartbreaking how few of those are charged or much less ticketed. It also...
  12. Was that a question or just an insult? Because...

    Was that a question or just an insult? Because knowing your posts here I'm inclined to believe the former.
  13. Thread: NYPD Crackdown

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    NYPD Crackdown

    Yep the NYPD has decided to go after the real danger on NYC roads cars! Just kidding they're going after bicycles again cause with the last reported pedestrian death from a bike being in 2009 it just...
  14. As someone who cycles in a very aggressive city...

    As someone who cycles in a very aggressive city and who gets tailgated at least 1 to 2 times a week I seriously disagree with you about those odds. That being said it's much more likely I'll get...
  15. Bicyclist (N) A person who operates and rides a...

    Bicyclist (N)
    A person who operates and rides a two wheeled vehicle powered by their own physical exertions usually using their feet to spin two pedals connected by a chain to the rear wheel of the...
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    Look if you're going to jaywalk into the MIDDLE...

    Look if you're going to jaywalk into the MIDDLE of the freaking street don't have a discussion with your group about whether not to proceed or go back. Stupid freaking tourists.
  17. First I'm going to talk about the effects of...

    First I'm going to talk about the effects of headlights then tail lights.

    I know for a fact my headlight has prevented some cranes with pedestrians. I angle it about six or seven feet in front of...
  18. "I'm colorblind!" I once saw someone with...

    "I'm colorblind!"

    I once saw someone with flashing red and white lights. I don't think the NYPD would look to kindly on that.
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    After watching 30 seconds I feel dumber. I don't...

    After watching 30 seconds I feel dumber. I don't think I could watch the whole thing and still be able to add 2+2.
  20. Thread: Helmet Threads

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    Because some people bicker like little children...

    Because some people bicker like little children and can change almost any thread into a petty ****ing match! Why don't we just block these people from posting in A&S? I have no idea. So instead we...
  21. Excellent points! I know I'd be horrified if I...

    Excellent points! I know I'd be horrified if I hit a cyclist even if they were drunk and swerved in front of me. I don't know how I'd handle it if they died. I also didn't think that motorist might...
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    This might be better posted in the appropriate...

    This might be better posted in the appropriate regional forum.
  23. In terms of destructive potential yes. But DUI...

    In terms of destructive potential yes. But DUI cyclists still have the capacity to severely injure or kill themselves and injure pedestrians as well as other cyclists. Plus lets remember due to the...
  24. That's interesting. I hope he gets charged with...

    That's interesting. I hope he gets charged with a DUI. Or an RUI! :p

    I think dui cyclists, at least here in NYC, are something of an underreported problem. I've been to bars where I've seen...
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    I think where you're riding has more to do with...

    I think where you're riding has more to do with your chance of getting hit and killed then what you're. Here in NYC for example there are plenty of tall buildings to take the strikes then there are...
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