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Old 07-31-16, 09:30 AM
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Stupid driving in traffic - Video

Hello everyone,

i saw this video of a cyclist in a german forum and i was shocked.
He moves between the cars and overtake them without any consideration.
That canít be constructive for more acceptance of bicycles on the road, sorry!
What do you think?


(I apologize for my english)
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Old 07-31-16, 09:52 AM
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Yeah, he's passing all those cars and road bikes in short segments, but what it doesn't show is how gassed he is afterwards, and how they all pass him back when he's off on the side of the road huffin' and puffin'.
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Old 07-31-16, 09:57 AM
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If that shocked you, you haven't seen any bike messenger videos.
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Old 07-31-16, 10:57 AM
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Really impressive how he passed those "racing bikes" on a mountain bike.
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Passing slow moving cars in traffic is impressive? Uh, that is an every day occurrence in major cities. Downtown here the speed limit is 25mph. Do the math.
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Originally Posted by ckindt View Post
Really impressive how he passed those "racing bikes" on a mountain bike.
How was that impressive? They were slow pedaling, often on the hoods, completely unaware that they were in a "race".
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Old 07-31-16, 12:17 PM
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Wow; you must be shocked easily. Do you live in the middle of nowhere?
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@one4smoke ,
i agree, the most will pass him back in a few minutes
@TenSpeedV2 ,
It's normaly allowed to drive 50km/h (31mph, math done) in the city in germany
@AlexCyclistRoch ,
i will be shocked cause the bike rider doesn't know how the cars will react. That's just crazy!

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Someone seems to be overly-impressed with his abilities.
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I see worse riding that that nearly every day here; roadies who blow through stoplights, wobbly people in the road, roadies going 20+mph on sidewalks, Rastafarian bottle collectors riding with 4 large bags of cans and bottles on a bike that has no working brakes......
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How was that impressive? They were slow pedaling, often on the hoods, completely unaware that they were in a "race".


It was obvious they were all putting out max power and the mtb just lit them all up. Truly impressive.
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Troll thread.
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