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Originally Posted by Cyclosaurus View Post
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.
1. I agree that it is very rare seeing a cyclist taking the lane. Fortunately most cyclists ride on the far right as close to the curb as possible, thus making room for faster vehicles on the road. The problem of dangerous overtakings is as infrequent as cyclists who block the road.

2. Driving behind a slow road block for possibly miles after mile, is beyond patience. We are not talking about 10-50 meters here. The cyclist should not be blocking the road to begin with. Traffic cannot stop when someone is blocking the road.
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