Old 06-08-15, 03:53 PM
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Originally Posted by mozad655 View Post
The problem are cyclists who block the road by riding in the middle of a lane at a speed way under the speed limit. This to me is just asking for trouble and a recipe for disaster. Blocking the road as a cyclist or motorist for that matter, will undoubtly lead to dangerous overtakings. People have no choice but to take risks if someone is blocking the road.
1. I very rarely see cyclists taking the lane. I rarely do myself. It seems really hard to fathom how taking the lane could really be "the problem" when it is so infrequent in actual practice.

2. People do have a choice when a cyclist is in the lane. The most obvious one is to be patient.
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