Why is there so much conflict between cyclists, cars and pedestrians? (Guest post) — Fit Is a Feminist Issue

In the last leg of the 127 km ride of the Triadventure, I was riding in a pack of six. We hit a light on a city-edge street, four of us got through and two of us stopped. It was a T-intersection going into a shopping plaza. There were no cars around anywhere. After stopping completely, […]

via Why is there so much conflict between cyclists, cars and pedestrians? (Guest post) — Fit Is a Feminist Issue

 

I had no idea some drivers behaved like this. I usually ride shot gun in my car and check my partner’s blind spots regularly for cyclists. There are a lot of cyclists where we work. The idea of accidentally clipping or hitting a cyclist terrifies me. That is why I double check. I don’t look for cyclists to harass them. I do not understand this rage.

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2 thoughts on “Why is there so much conflict between cyclists, cars and pedestrians? (Guest post) — Fit Is a Feminist Issue

  1. fieldpoppy says:

    Thanks for reading and posting — yeah, the rage is sort of hard to fathom. One of my friends regularly says to drivers “you know, if you’d hit me just now, we’d both be having the worst days of our lives.”

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