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November 22, 2007

Civil Discourse on the Road: Educate, Do Not Aggravate

In a follow-up to our postings of the other day (Idiots, Assholes and Other Upstanding Sharers of the Road.), Gwadzilla makes a very important point:

we all must remember in the battle between the car and the bicycle
the car is a superior weapon.

He suggests blowing kisses or, at least, using ALL 5 FINGERS, when you sweetly wave. ;-D

In retrospect, I think he's right.

Consider this: Road Rage among motorists is considered one of our National Pasttimes, and sometimes the folks indulging do so armed.

In 2008 I may try something inspired by this picture:

I'm thinking of puttting those words on the back of a T-Shirt, with my Blog URL under them, and see what sorts of responses I get. ;-D

And I'm going to be more watchful and careful in my own cycling, too.

November 22, 2007 in Share the Road, and Trail: Safety Matters! | Permalink


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Sure, Kiril, use all five fingers...for emphasis.

Posted by: Ed W | Nov 22, 2007 2:26:49 PM

Um, hee, hee. ;-D

Posted by: Kiril, The Cycling Dude | Dec 5, 2007 2:56:39 PM

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