There are a lot of psychotic cyclists out there who cause mayhem do not respond well to polite, commonsense, defensive actions by pedestrians.
The Mapmaker wrote:>>you have as much right to be in the road as the next man
But a considerably greater likelihood of ending up in hospital. Being right is no help when dead. Don't do it unless you can stick to cycle paths; madness.
jackie rokotnitz wrote:The cycle lane on the stretch of Union Street between BHS and Flat Iron Square is a case in point. Pedestrians just wander aimlessly along it as if it's part of the pavement - and this morning on my way to work I actually saw somebody slowly propelling himself down it in a wheelchair...as Coffee says, they just petre out all of a sudden and the public are notoriously careless or ignorant of the rights of cyclists.
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