Riding in the bike lane

The second half of this video really got me laughing. Those crazy Americans..

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10 Responses to Riding in the bike lane

  1. Meadowend 09/06/2011 at 10:46 am #

    Brilliant. Fortunately it’s not illegal here either – or I’d be ticketed every day for not using the bike lane when I’m overtaking those heavy slow Boris bikes…

  2. kimbofo 09/06/2011 at 12:10 pm #

    Correct me if I’m wrong, but didn’t the CTC recently campaign against the introduction of a similar rule that was on the cards here in the UK?

    • Andreas 09/06/2011 at 1:58 pm #

      Ever so often helmet talks etc are raised again and campaigners have to rise up to quash them. Wouldn’t be too surprised if this was one person’s uneducated suggestion!

  3. krisrog 09/06/2011 at 12:39 pm #

    Fantastic video! good on ya Casey!

  4. Louise 09/06/2011 at 10:56 pm #

    Lol brilliant!

  5. Crustdabike 10/06/2011 at 11:36 am #

    Bike lanes – prabably the most dangerous part of the street…………………….the whole world over.
    Black Cabs – certainly the most arrogant and propriatorial drivers in the world.

  6. RRC 10/06/2011 at 5:06 pm #

    There is a war on cyclists going on in NYC lately by the police. This is not an isolated case. The Mayor should intervene as he has been a big proponent of encouraging cycling. The cases I have heard about are truly outrageous.

  7. CycleAccidentClaims 15/06/2011 at 4:55 pm #

    V good – particularly the scene where he slings himself into the back of the lorry. Gotta hurt surely.

    Luckily things havent got to this stage in the UK .. just stay away from the Olympic VIP lanes!

  8. Skippy 18/06/2011 at 2:02 pm #

    UNTIL more Police Officers get back on the beat in Uniform or plain clothes , the motoring Public will treat “cyclists” as obstructions !

    Just finished with the Tour de Suisse where i was told by the head of the “Wurth Sponsors Organisation” that cyclists “were a bloody nuisance by interfering with their passage on the route of the TDS whilst they were working to give their clients a “good time” demonstrates that even those employed in the Cycling Industry do not think about “Cyclists’ Safety”!

    Signalling overtaking by Swiss drivers in general is 90% but by those with Sponsor decals is closer to 10% !

    Who will buy a “Focus bike product” when those working for them can’t be bothered to promote Cycle Safety when they pass a cyclist by signalling ?

    ALL TOUR employees should be working at showing the public how easy it is to behave in a courteous manner than as they do currently which is driving in a manner unacceptable to the rest of the community !

    Checkout http://www.parrabuddy.blogspot.com & also @skippydetour where you can win some “Continental tyre products ” as you help “Para Athletes” !

  9. Steven Gourlay 27/06/2011 at 7:46 pm #

    Quality 🙂

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