Two useful videos from Chris Boardman on why we're all delayed on our journeys....

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  1. fastpat

    fastpat Read Only Funster

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    Why cyclists ride two abreast


    and how to safely overtake cyclists


    I'm posting them as I think they are informative for all road users.
     
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  2. John Laidler

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    What they tell me is how poorly worded the highway code is and the lack of specific laws like they have in France on the space to be given to a cyclist when overtaken.

    As a result you will now get umpteen pages of anti-cycling moans from drivers who don't know any better! :)

    Which is why I've given up cycling in the UK. :(. Nothing will change until the law does and the police enforced the new laws. Neither of which is going to happen.
     
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  3. Jim

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    Were all delayed :rofl: I've never been 'Delayed' by a cyclist in my life, well at least no more than traffic jams, pedestrian crossings, road conditions, etc, etc, etc...
     
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    Excellent Pat..as DBK says many none cyclists will bo ho it as per usual...:rolleyes:
     
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  5. Techno

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    He just tells it how it is. It's unfortunate that non cyclists cannot understand but that says a lot too :LOL:
     
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    Never mind cyclists, (not literally).
    I,m fed up of idiot overtakers whilst driving my car or van.
    Blind bends
    Brow of hills
    Hidden dips
    Oncoming traffic.
    I spend more time nowadays watching what other drivers are doing.
    ALWAYS EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED.
     
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    Great stuff (y) mainly logic and common courtesy, and a bit like preaching to the converted for most drivers. I'm now waiting in anticipation for a similar video for educating cyclists by a cyclist:)
     
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    Why do French drivers follow you for miles on a straight road then decide to overtake when you get to a bend, serious question this, I've noticed it dozens of times(n)
     
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    And you can site mobile phone law as a prime example of how well The Law works in the real world.
     
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    I haven't noticed that but I live here, so a possible culprit:whistle: I do know that they don't dip main beam till they see the whites of your eyes :eek:
     
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