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Old 10-29-18, 01:41 PM
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Vehicles that dislike cyclists

i have had the most close calls w white pickup trucks
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Old 10-29-18, 01:44 PM
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Old 10-29-18, 01:49 PM
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Like Christine ? they go after you, even when no one is behind the wheel?

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Old 10-29-18, 02:07 PM
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dually pickup truck with trailer........even worse if it'd a diesel and smokes you out as it accelerates to pass you
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Old 10-29-18, 02:07 PM
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Definitely the Ford Bikesmasher 350.

Didn't this same thread just get closed?
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Old 10-29-18, 02:14 PM
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This again?

Its like the trolls don't even try anymore.
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Old 10-29-18, 02:21 PM
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Originally Posted by jefnvk View Post
This again?

Its like the trolls don't even try anymore.

At a minimum, it should have been about vicious dogs driving pick up trucks.
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Old 10-29-18, 02:38 PM
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Old 10-29-18, 02:41 PM
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Those evil silent Prius autos are the worst.
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Old 10-29-18, 02:47 PM
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Ram...it's right there on their name!
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Old 10-29-18, 06:43 PM
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I think my vehicles like me. I've never had a reason to doubt it.
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Old 10-29-18, 06:53 PM
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I've found pickup trucks to be the most "intentionally intolerant" of cyclists.
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Originally Posted by superpletch View Post
dually pickup truck with trailer........even worse if it'd a diesel and smokes you out as it accelerates to pass you
Happens all the time, hate those smoky diesels.
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Old 10-29-18, 07:06 PM
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crabon bikes
A male goat bike?
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Yep. Just this Saturday. A 2 lane road with no shoulder. I was doing 20 in a 25. He crept past doing about 35 and never gave an inch. I yelled: "Courtesy!" as soon as I was past his rear bumber.

It makes me wonder...When I learned to drive in a Farmall or took the horse to the Lacomb Grocery I never got the disrespect from the good, moral, and upstanding, country boys I do now when I'm on my bike.

It's about being "in group" versus "out-group"...A bunch of angry & irritable bigots...the whole lot of 'em. I for one would be glad if the country boys lived up to their supposed old-timey values.
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Old 10-30-18, 11:56 AM
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Edsels are the worst.
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Old 10-30-18, 12:02 PM
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In my experience, school buses. My kids have noticed the same thing.
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Old 10-30-18, 12:08 PM
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Originally Posted by livedarklions View Post
At a minimum, it should have been about vicious dogs driving pick up trucks.
Exactly! Dogs that play poker no less. Now THAT would have been a good thread!


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Old 10-30-18, 01:33 PM
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Originally Posted by jefnvk View Post
This again?

Its like the trolls don't even try anymore.
I reported it. To no avail so far.
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Old 10-30-18, 01:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Doctor Morbius View Post
Exactly! Dogs that play poker no less. Now THAT would have been a good thread!

That iPod! Mine finally died a few months ago! Toughest portable music player I owned.
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Old 10-30-18, 02:30 PM
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That's easy.

KARR. KITT's evil twin brother. (The one on the right)

Totally evil.

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Old 10-30-18, 03:47 PM
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as seen on Psycho

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Edsels are the worst.
several in the car lot scene , where Janet Leigh's character went to get another car
after running off with all that cash..
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Old 10-30-18, 05:25 PM
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the worst in my area are those small flatbeds that carry one or two little weird mail trucks. don't know what their deal is, but I've had some of the worst close passes by them
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I had a GM, Not sure if it hates me because I am a cyclist,
Or if it just thinks my hard earned money needs to support Mexico part production.

My wallet now needs a Government bailout for owning a GM.
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Originally Posted by livedarklions View Post
Didn't this same thread just get closed?
It did, but I'm not sure why. There was some really good info on there, and I didn't see anyone being rude or bashing other forum members, only the drivers of some vehicles, which I feel is fair game. There was a lot of truth there: the "country boys" who drive big (esp. diesel) pickup trucks really are guilty of this more than, for instance, your average Camry driver. I don't think I have to worry about a 70-year-old grandmother intentionally running me off the road the way a 30-year-old white male in a pickup might. (And I *am* a white male BTW; I recognize my own ethnic/gender group is most guilty of this, and many other horrible things, just like young men are much more likely to cause auto accidents than young women, a fact which insurance companies legally use to give much higher rates to those young men.)
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