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Rolling Stop....cycling situation (Read 1969 times)


she runs like a girl

    Why not cycle on a less busy road?

    Or do your route backwards so you are going against the bus at then end and only have to stop once - or not at all if you end at a different time.

     

    heh heh, but as a runner I do "rolling" i.e. joggng stops all the time.

     

    provided there are no cars around

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    xor


      Or do your route backwards so you are going against the bus at then end and only have to stop once - or not at all if you end at a different time.

       

      Because the very first line of the original post contains the key phrase "commuting to work."

       

        Why dont you just start leaving 5 or 10 mins earlier in the morning.  Then you can do whatever the hell you want w/o being bothered by the pesky bus driver.

         Damn it, us guys are proposing everything from changing the law to levitating the bus and in walks this lady with a simple and sensible solution. Smile


        she runs like a girl

           

          Because the very first line of the original post contains the key phrase "commuting to work."

           aaah I must have ignored that part - people don't do that where I'm from.

          2010 goals: PR at distances from 3k-HM 3k: 02/02/10 - 12:00 - road 5k :03/13/10 - 20:32 - road 10mile: 04/02/10 - 1:15:49 "The only thing I hate more than running is not running"
          JimR


            I love threads like this. I know this is illegal, but I think it's okay for me to do it anyway


            Menace to Sobriety

              I love threads like this. I know this is illegal, but I think it's okay for me to do it anyway

               Well, traffic laws are kinda really just suggestions anyway, right?

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              The voice of mile 18

                 Well, traffic laws are kinda really just suggestions anyway, right?

                 the white border around the stop sign means it optional right?

                Wink

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                Prizefighter

                  Gaaaah, didn't want to comment but it'll drive me nuts if I don't.

                   

                  First of all, there's no such thing as a moral obligation to follow the law. Because sometimes laws are immoral! Morality and laws both change.

                   

                  Now, I commute and live by my bicycle. And I roll stops sometimes, and I run red lights sometimes when I feel it is reasonable to do so.  Many traffic lights in my area simply will not change for a lone cyclist because they operate on metal-sensing induction coils that a cyclist cannot trigger. So if there was no traffic to around to trigger the lights for me, I'd be stuck! The law requires that I wait out the (infinitely long) red light, but the infrastructure doesn't allow me to.

                   

                  On the actual subject at hand, passing the bus is a judgment call. I had the opportunity to do it a couple weeks ago, but I didn't feel that I could safely. That said, had conditions been different, I definitely could have "mode-hopped" and walked my bike past the bus, and then continued.

                  PCHOOOOO!
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