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The biggest dangers on the urban commute

Discussion in 'Commuting' started by bonker, 15 Feb 2018.

  1. MichaelW2

    MichaelW2 Über Member

    I am alert to most dangers but the one that always takes me by surprise is an overtake from a van or car towing a trailer. Sometimes they are wider than the vehicle, sometimes I want to reclaim the primary position after the overtake.
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  2. AndyRM

    AndyRM Guru

    Whitley Bay
    Locally, probably dogs off leads. Once I'm away from the coast there's no real danger beyond what's already been mentioned.
  3. mjr

    mjr Wanting to Keep My EU Citizenship

    Ah, but they're the only homes of ordinary workers who can afford not to live in that den of villany and commute in, hence the term, according to some.
  4. I am Spartacus

    I am Spartacus Über Member

    N Staffs
    The peed off worker in his less than fabby dabby 4 x 4 crud mobil... after a bad day at work, hold him up for 10 seconds taking primary on a roundabout to keep safe, ... tries to door you 50 yards later when he is in yet another queue.
  5. BoldonLad

    BoldonLad Senior Member

    South Tyneside
    So, the "Away Counties" are in the South too? ;)
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  6. Watford...and I'm not talking Gap either!
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  7. Pat "5mph"

    Pat "5mph" A kilogrammicaly challenged woman

    Agree with most of the above, but nobody mentioned the umpteen signs announcing to motorists road works and blocked lanes ahead .... firmly placed in the middle of the adjacent shared pavement :cursing:
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  8. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    Potholes with erupting cyclists?
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  9. Drago

    Drago Guru

    In Cambridgeshire, alien abduction.
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  10. vickster

    vickster Legendary Member

    Gravel :rolleyes:
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  11. confusedcyclist

    confusedcyclist Über Member

    Sheep, no not the white fluffy uns, the ones with 'smart'phones.