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Old 03-08-19, 11:45 PM
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Originally Posted by ocsawdust View Post
curious on the stats there.... how many accidents do cyclists get in when carrying stuff and the bag rips open and the rider just stops there to pick things up and not pulling over to get out of traffic then picking things up while observing if there's anything worth picking up since it could have been damaged by other traffic.
I look at what people are riding and those statistics don't surprise me at all. Accidents waiting to happen. Now if a car happens to be behind, that could be bad. I learned many years ago that those riders are (for the majority) NOT interested in a Lycra clad hotshot pointing out the risk so I go on and say a quiet good word for them.

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