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Old 12-31-20, 07:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Cycletography View Post
It's all a matter of risk tolerance and cost / benefit analysis. I also do a lot of riding within city limits and agree that riding faster than cars tilts in favor of "risk" rather than "reward", therefore more potential cost than real benefit. It takes a lot of focus to ride aggressively in trafic and there's a lot out of your direct control. Even if you do everything right things can go wrong without notice. I understand that your options may be limited, but I'd look for better territory to do your sprint training.
This place is full of ironies. We have a long stretch of road in the city, about 10 km without traffic stops, the traffic reaches 60 kph and is light to medium, might have been good enough for sprint training if the surface isn't bumpy and clean enough

Even if you do everything right things can go wrong without notice.
You're absolutely right about this.
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