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Old 11-08-10, 09:34 AM
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Motorists running red lights or making left turns across me are the "close calls" I have experienced the most... and in fact I have been hit by motorists in both situation... once a motorist leaving a stop sign on a minor road as I was traveling by on a major road (I crashed into the left front fender, just as the motorist poked out just as I was crossing), and once a motorist making a left turn behind me and hitting me in the rear triangle of the bike (we had already crossed, then he made the turn... hard to defend against).

I have had some close right hooks, but these are often somewhat predictable.

I see far too many red light runners out there to be comfortable.

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