Old 01-04-08, 08:39 AM
big john
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There is no doubt that what we do is dangerous, but most of the road bike crashes I have seen or been involved with over the last 20 some years don't have anything to do with cars. A few of my friends have been hit by cars, but most of the bad crashes are downhill solo or bike vs. bike. My worst crash ever was in 1987 on the bike path.
Having said that, I know there are crazy, drunk, stupid, suicidal, anti-social, inattentative, megalomaniacal, and just plain bad drivers out there. Choose your route carefully, and watch your ass.
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