I've just been out for my Sunday ride and encountered the most bizarre piece of road rage I've ever come across. Most of us on here have probably suffered various forms of abuse on our bikes. In my time I thought I'd seen it all - but tday I came across the oddest man I have met. Riding down the lanes of Lancashire I rode past a junction, from which a mini van (sort of escort van) pulled out after I'd passed. He then overtook me, a bit close but nothing you don't get all the time. I just shook my head and carried on enjoying what was proving to be a very pleasureable ride. About a mile on a guy was in the middle of the road and said something to me. Thinking he needed help I stopped. What follows is our conversation: Him: Why were you shaking your head before? Me.... Him: Was I too close? Me: Well, ye Him: No I wasn't Me: Well you were about this (I gesture about a foot) close which is a bit ... Him: No I wasn't Me: Er.. HIm: What are you going to do about it, eh? Me: Eff of and ride my bike Him: Yeah, I thought you would. Me: (shouting a bit angrily by now, as he had been during the whole encounter) I'm sorry but I didn't realise shaking my head was such an aggressive act Him: Yeah well it is I then rode off utterly bemused by the exchange. Normally I'd have left as soon as he'd started but he took me so off guard with his obsession with me shaking my head. Other than that it was a grerat ride.