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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-28-13, 01:01 PM
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Posted By FBinNY
OK so then what do we print on the T-shirt when...

OK so then what do we print on the T-shirt when the city council eliminates street parking to make room for a bike lane? Or, as is being done in some cities, reserve sections of on street curb space...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-21-13, 06:26 PM
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Posted By FBinNY
Probably. That's why I make it a point not to...

Probably. That's why I make it a point not to argue with religious fanatics. If I need to justify myself to anybody, odds are it won't =matter what I say, so I don't bother at all.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-21-13, 01:21 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By FBinNY
+1, people run the full spectrum regardless of...

+1, people run the full spectrum regardless of how they choose to live. I'm willing to bet that the percentage of cyclists who hate motorists is roughly equal to motorists who hate bicyclists. It's...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-20-13, 09:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,598
Posted By FBinNY
Your problem is that you try to make these...

Your problem is that you try to make these judgements after the fact, when it's too late. Courtesy and respect before the fact reduces the need to argue later.

Even though we all rides similar...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-20-13, 01:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,598
Posted By FBinNY
Maybe, but it isn't enough of an argument to sway...

Maybe, but it isn't enough of an argument to sway those who would need to hear it. Catch-22

I argue for cyclist's rights to shared roadways every day simply by being out there. If drivers see...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-20-13, 11:50 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By FBinNY
IME people either get it or they don't. If they...

IME people either get it or they don't. If they don't accept bicycles in the first place, these small arguments aren't going to sway them

Let's be real here. How much does the fuel I don't buy...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-20-13, 11:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,598
Posted By FBinNY
I take a different tack. I simply don't...

I take a different tack. I simply don't recognize any car vs. bike debate. I neither lecture others nor feel compelled to justify my choice. It's not about cars vs bikes, since our needs are...
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