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Why You Hate Cyclists

From Slate.com:

I’m an asshole cyclist. I’m that jerk weaving in and out of traffic, going the wrong way down a one-way street, and making a left on red. I’m truly a menace on the road.

But it’s not because I’m on a bike—I’m an asshole on the road no matter what. I’m also a stereotypical Jersey driver, someone who treats speed limits as speed minimums and curses those who disagree.

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  1. RyanSeptember 28, 2012 at 11:35 am

    I have a feeling you are an asshole all the time.

  2. Skid MarksOctober 1, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    Well in the D.C. area stop signs and red lights are apparently optional for many bikers. I’m sure its not helping the stereotypes.

  3. Alvaro BastidasOctober 6, 2012 at 8:55 pm

    He would not be riding like that if we had the right road infrastructure, and we had the right laws in placed and also officers enforcing laws and prosecuting those who don’t follow the rules, both drivers and cyclists.

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