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Old 12-15-2012, 06:03 PM   #1
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Would You Ride Like This?

While sitting at a stop light on 12-7-12, I took a photo of a high school girl on the road. When the light turned green, her and the buses both went straight. Any thoughts on doing this?


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Old 12-15-2012, 06:44 PM   #2
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Old 12-15-2012, 06:46 PM   #3
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In a word ... No
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Old 12-15-2012, 07:48 PM   #4
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That's crazy. If you accidentally got rubbed and went down, your done for
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:46 PM   #7
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You know what is funny? I posted this photo in another forum asking the same question about it. I gave no opinion. And I'm being attacked, called crazy, and asking if I was serious. Two totally different sets of opinions. Just shows the ranges bicyclists have.
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Old 12-15-2012, 10:32 PM   #8
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You know what is funny? I posted this photo in another forum asking the same question about it. I gave no opinion. And I'm being attacked, called crazy, and asking if I was serious. Two totally different sets of opinions. Just shows the ranges bicyclists have.
Well some forums have buttheads for moderators and administrators, who set the tone for attack...
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Old 12-15-2012, 10:38 PM   #9
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It looks like there are three buses in the photo but you said two went straight. If the bus closes to the curb is in a right turn lane then I would be where she is.
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Old 12-16-2012, 01:19 AM   #10
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Update: I was mistaken earlier here. The bus to the left turns right when the light turns green, and the other two buses will be going straight. I agree with your accessment Farrowlane. The thing about this girl she bikes on the sidewalk to and from school when I've seen her.


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