Late for work?

Late for work?

To save time just push by the cyclist.
Remember, you are more important than the cyclist. How could you not be?! You're wearing a suit. You have a big car, and you have a job. The cyclist probably doesn't have a job or pay any taxes at all. Look at him. All he can afford is a bike!

Yes. Push by the cyclist. No-one will care anyway....[media]

]View: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCctdPfgZZE[/media]
 
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Uugghh! The formatting of that post is horrible, and editing it makes it worse! Sorry!
 

thomas

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Perhaps apology was to get rid of you, but he did look like once you said about pot hole, etc, that he realised where you were comign from a bit more.
 
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Perhaps apology was to get rid of you, but he did look like once you said about pot hole, etc, that he realised where you were comign from a bit more.
Aye, he did look like he thought about it a bit. Hopefully, he'll think twice before squeezing next time. Job done. :smile:
 
I don't think they all do it deliberately...I had a cabbie on the Friday commute back close pass me four times......I could probably tell by his driving that he normally drives like a clown.I think it was four anyway.I have it on camera.He realised I was there to stay when I caught him for the fifth time and eventually overtook him.
 
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Must have been a big pothole.
You've confused me with that one!?:wacko:
 
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For those who question my posting of videos, i.e what's the point? Is it worth it?

This video just had this response from a driver:

Ever since i have watched your videos i try to be a better driver by giving cyclists plenty of room. Keep it up.
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Even changing just one drivers attitude is worth it!
 

jimboalee

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1/ I didn't see much wrong with that pass. Come and ride round Birmingham sometime.

2/ Following a maniac unknown motorist into a filling station can be a big mistake. He could have been a 6'6" thug in an uninsured car with false plates aiming to do an early morning 'fill and run'. You could have been in deep water there.

3/ How much time did you waste arguing with a guy who didn't really put you in much danger?

4/ Have another few views of the vidiclip, sit back, take a few deep breaths and ask "How much of my temper was driven by adrenaline?"
 
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1/ I didn't see much wrong with that pass. Come and ride round Birmingham sometime.

2/ Following a maniac unknown motorist into a filling station can be a big mistake. He could have been a 6'6" thug in an uninsured car with false plates aiming to do an early morning 'fill and run'. You could have been in deep water there.

3/ How much time did you waste arguing with a guy who didn't really put you in much danger?

4/ Have another few views of the vidiclip, sit back, take a few deep breaths and ask "How much of my temper was driven by adrenaline?"
1) The pass was not as bad as it could be as I moved out of the way. Luckily I had just looked back as he approached. Would you agree he was well withing 3 feet on his pass?

2) I'm a bit tougher than my girl screams would have you believe. However, I did stop a distance back from his car, and have an escape route. Of course, one of the safest places to confront someone is probably a petrol station. It has significant CCTV coverage....

3) I personally didn't waste any time. I was not in a particular rush for work, and I felt that there might be a benefit from confronting him. Look at his face when I mention potholes etc. It looks like I got through.

4) Temper! You've never seen me with a temper! I can assure you I was fully in control of my faculties. Not a swear word to the 'gent', a coherent (as coherent as I ever get) conversation, and possibly a driver who will think twice about cutting another cyclist up.
 
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I'm not sure I did really see you move out the way there?
I did BM. As I looked around I was a strong primary, I moved into secondary when I saw him. I'll agree it deosn't show up well on the video, but I did do it (or at least at the time I thought I did!).
 
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