Nothing is more annoying if you're biking and the police says that you must drive on the bike lane... Well I wish I could but my bike isn't made for all those bumbs and seriously, it's more gravel than asphalt. (I have a sleek Peugeot Avoriaz from the eighties and two mountainbikes but that's not the point here ) Therefor I totally understand why this made this video. If the cities and towns would just keep the bike lanes free and in good state maybe people would use them...
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I guess you need to move to Dubai. Bikers are allowed everywhere on the pedestrian pavements. I think pedestrians from abroad get petrified when they are not used to cyclists sharing their walking space with them, as it is almost by magic that they don't crash into cyclists, particularly in the heavily populated pavements of the centre of Dubai. There are no biker lanes yet, everything goes, unless you crash into someone, and then you could potentially be in serious trouble. If you're an expat and the other party was hurt, you're put straight in jail. These bikers don't think along those lines though, I'm certain they drive by instinct and use their muted bells to warn when they are behind you. Then by instinct those who are used to them just know to carry on without making moves to the left or right. You don't even think about it.
deanhills on Sun Jun 12, 2011 3:21 pm
Cops do anything that generates easy money for the government instead of the "protect and serve" the public.
standready on Mon Jun 13, 2011 2:05 am