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Cyclist vs. Car...Whose at fault?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Argonne69 Sep 12.

Are cyclist seen as unprofessional to most people?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Maurice Jul 9.

 

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Argonne69 replied to Jason's discussion Cyclist vs. Car...Whose at fault?
"I'm no lawyer, but it seems the Court of Appeals got it right. Given that there was no dedicated bike lane, it would seem the cyclist shares some responsibility when using the shoulder to pass stopped vehicles. Apparently the existence of a…"
Sep 12
Jeremy replied to Jason's discussion Cyclist vs. Car...Whose at fault?
"Not seeing somebody is not the same thing as seeing nobody."
Sep 12
Jason posted a discussion

Cyclist vs. Car...Whose at fault?

This case has been circling around some of the insurance boards I frequent.What do you think about this?(this story is in Canada)One of the small ways drivers can show kindness to each other is to create a gap in what is otherwise backed up traffic so that a driver trying to turn across the lane can get through. One of the great joys of being a cyclist is to take advantage of the shoulder to whiz past stopped traffic. Who is at fault when the turning driver and speedy cyclist collide? This…See More
Sep 12
Jason replied to Paul Harris's discussion Business casual commute
"Thanks. Im totally over the backpack thing, so after 10 years of commuting ill be converting over to panniers. "
Sep 12
Jason replied to Paul Harris's discussion Business casual commute
"What are some examples of this setup?    I dont even know how to look this up."
Sep 9
Jason replied to Paul Harris's discussion Business casual commute
"Days like today (and most of the winter) I just change clothes in the bathroom.   The only rough season is summertime because of how much you sweat.   How stylish are you? Most of the cycling clothes meant to be worn at the office still…"
Sep 6
Jason replied to Paul Harris's discussion Business casual commute
"Im going to have to look into this. Thanks"
Sep 6
Maurice replied to Jason's discussion Are cyclist seen as unprofessional to most people?
"I too commute by bike to a law office. No negative comments. Lots of positive comments, including from my boss last week. YMMV"
Jul 9
Jon M replied to Jason's discussion Are cyclist seen as unprofessional to most people?
Jul 7
Manny Myles replied to Jason's discussion Are cyclist seen as unprofessional to most people?
" He had no clue back then as to my madness as my commutes was my only riding during the work week, on Wednesdays I did a 100 miles , 11 going to work then the rest afterwards after a nice 10 hour day digging ditches  Back then I was…"
Jul 6
Tom A.K. replied to Jason's discussion Are cyclist seen as unprofessional to most people?
"Way to GO Manny !"
Jul 6
Manny Myles replied to Jason's discussion Are cyclist seen as unprofessional to most people?
" When I commuted when I worked construction so it really did not matter how sweaty I got getting to work as I'd be drenched with sweat any way no matter what.  But one spring when I restarted my commuting ways my boss commented,,,…"
Jul 6
Brad B replied to Jason's discussion Are cyclist seen as unprofessional to most people?
"well, I'm not sure this is a confidence or a self-image thing. There's the world we hope to live in, the world we think we live in, and the world we actually live in. The golden rule- he with the gold makes the rules. And cycling in the…"
Jul 6
Mike Muczynaki replied to Jason's discussion Are cyclist seen as unprofessional to most people?
"Will people will judge me for being a cyclist?   In Chicago?  Yes, some.  In many other places in the world, no. Do people view cyclist as losers that are unprofessional and unsuccessful?  Some people.  The unprofessional…"
Jul 6
Tom A.K. replied to Jason's discussion Are cyclist seen as unprofessional to most people?
"If you question (as Jason is in this discussion) whether people will categorize you for your transportation choice as being an unprofessional, unsuccessful loser, (his words) you are showing signs of insecurity. I am obviously trying to instill…"
Jul 6
Brad B replied to Jason's discussion Are cyclist seen as unprofessional to most people?
"Well said! And yes, I've learned the hard way about discussing cycling at work......who would've thought this would be on the same level as those?!?! So I changed my approach to ask questions and listen. It's much more effective."
Jul 6

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At 11:24pm on May 25, 2013, Haddon said…

your spot on gif use in the nu-fred thread much appreciated. 

 
 
 

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