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Old 05-22-10, 08:14 AM
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Originally Posted by djlarroc View Post
I'm going to try a different route on the way home. If I can make it safe to the BP, I will keep riding. Not worth getting smacked by a car to get some miles in.

When I was crossing the bridge, there was a semi truck loaded w/smashed cars waiting to turn right onto the street. I knew there was no way he could see me. So I waited. And waited, and waited. I finally thought he did see me, then I start to pedal (up hill) and the bastid decides to go. Almost felt on purpose. A few blocks later, similar thing w/a garbage truck.

Do you guys prefer to ride in the street in this type of situation? Or should I stay on the SW? The street is really busy w/parked cars so I worry if a car doesn't get me, an opening door will.

My plan after work is to take a side street as far east as it can take me, and move over to the busy street if I have to, to get to the BP.

I never go on the sidewalk and always try to stay outside of the "Door Zone"
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