Author Topic: Are the cyclists here concerned about safety from cars?  (Read 5141 times)

dude

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Re: Are the cyclists here concerned about safety from cars?
« Reply #50 on: June 05, 2018, 11:58:47 AM »
As others have said, yep, I'm concerned, but I do it anyway. For some places I bike to, I do so because it's much faster than driving.  Traffic is horrendous @6pm, the usual time I go to the climbing gym or jiu jitsu.

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Re: Are the cyclists here concerned about safety from cars?
« Reply #51 on: June 05, 2018, 12:32:18 PM »
Yes.  I've been an avid biker and was a roadracer from high school through college competitively.  Training 40 miles a day was a regular routine.  But over the last several years, even driving in my car, I have too many incidents of some 16 year old girl in a Wrangler too busy LOL'ing on her phone to pay attention and nearly hitting me.  I've given up the road, even selling my 48 year old custom Colin Laing / all Campy road bike.  I still hit the trails now and then on the Cannondale F700 but I'm done on the road.