Albert F wrote:I felt had I stayed there for a while, I could have counted cyclist in their hundreds ignoring such an obvious sign.
JonR wrote:the river isn't straight, and therefore, on the south side, the inside of the bend, it is often a shorter route that doesn't follow the river edge.
If you're enjoying the view, then you won't mind cycling slowly, safely, or getting off and walking. If you're getting to work, as quick as possible, the shorter route, with less pedestrians, would to most people, be the preferred route.
JonR wrote:'penalised heavily' hmmm, yes, but here's the reality... The cyclist will most likely have no insurance, thus your car/bike insurer will not seek to recover costs from them.If you jump a red light, and cause an accident, then it's almost certainly your fault, and that should be penalised heavily.
Tolstoy wrote:As for road closed signs, as I suggest, cycling dynamics puts these situations in a different light to that of a 1.5 tonne car seeking to negotiate a damaged road surface.
Ivanhoe wrote:Tolstoy wrote:As for road closed signs, as I suggest, cycling dynamics puts these situations in a different light to that of a 1.5 tonne car seeking to negotiate a damaged road surface.
That's it, really, isn't it?
Cyclists consider that they are a sort of third way on the streets. Using the options open to road users, or those open to pedestrians, according to convenience (or, should I say "cycling dynamics"?)
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