Maybe, but there are other options which are safe, keep you within the law and don't chip away at our reputation.
Let's hope you don't jump the light in front of the muppet that thinks "Why should I give them any consideration when they don't obey the law?" and knocks you under the wheels of a passing truck as he/she speeds past too close then.Twenty Inch said:"You all jump red lights" has about as much relevance and justification as tropes such as "They're all lazy" or "They all smell" do when talking about people with black skin, and modifying our behaviour in response to it is futile. If I need to RLJ to stay safe, I will. My priority is getting home to my family safely, not what some drivers might think about some cyclists.
I get a lot of that from cyclists who cut me up badly. I find it completely infuriating - pretending they haven't done anything and they haven't heard me being cross about it. I know I shouldn't have but one time someone did that to me, I just caught up with him and did to him what he'd done to me. I wouldn't have minded if he could have acknowledged what he'd done.jonny jeez said:Got to admire her articulate responces tho, I would have ignored you and ridden on. she sopund pretty witty and smart, odd then that she chooses to ignore the logic
RLJing is purely about selfishness, not safety. The rest of your point about being an unaccepted out group is fair though.Twenty Inch said:If I need to RLJ to stay safe, I will. My priority is getting home to my family safely, not what some drivers might think about some cyclists.
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