beetroot wrote:theedy wrote:ct
The one thing I would like London cyclists to do is to give way on the left when a bus is approaching a bus stop. How the bus drivers manage it I don't know, but the number of times I have seen a cyclist try to race through the diminishing gap as he/she approaches a stop is frightening. And it will be the driver 's fault, and he will lose his livelihood.
Come on guys, think.
Absolutely insane idea. Most bus drivers are good enough to wait the short time it takes for the cyclist to move on. Those that persistently pull in squashing a cyclist against the curb should be sacked.
Rambling Phil wrote:boroughonian wrote:...the other morning I was walking along SBR where that blue cycle lane is,there must've been twenty cyclists and only a few of them were in the cycle lane,it was like a race,too rushy.
(speaking as a pedestrian and occasional user of the hire bikes)
You do know that there is no law or rule that says that cyclists have to use cycle lanes, where provided, don't you?
Frequently, it's not safe or pleasant to use them (eg the lanes hold drains, broken glass, cars nosing out of side roads, parked cars or cars turning left, or they force you down the LHS of long vehicles - which is spectacularly dangerous).
Tim Purcell wrote:With respect it is not your place to say what is or is not relevent to a thread on this forum and a bit rich since in your second post "Nope pedestrians and motorists in the main pay attention to the lights. Cyclists in the main don't. They are the problem."Well the stuff about the roads is irrelevant to this thread.
John C wrote:John, don't you mean 'hordes of speeding mad heads'?On the little bridge itself I met two elderly cyclists wheeling their bicycles.
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