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Bike to work - in winter? - True idiots

Postby ecoforce » Feb 8th, 2018, 7:15 pm

They should be banned in the Winter and should be fully responsible for all accidents caused by them.
This should be considered the danger to the society as it could kill someone or disrupt the social transport system.

It's a truly idiotic move.

Plain stupid people.

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Re: Bike to work - in winter? - True idiots

Postby LTD » Feb 8th, 2018, 7:21 pm

i agree its a hazard but mostly to themselves as long as my insurance covers any damage their carcass does to the underside of my vehicle I'm ok with it. Should be interesting if it hits -8 tonight lol

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Re: Bike to work - in winter? - True idiots

Postby OKDODGER » Feb 8th, 2018, 8:01 pm

I can,t believe there are people in city government thinking this is a good idea..I guess they are nuts too!
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Re: Bike to work - in winter? - True idiots

Postby ecoforce » Feb 8th, 2018, 11:18 pm

By all means I would say go ahead in the area that is not frozen, but here? right?
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Re: Bike to work - in winter? - True idiots

Postby AlienSoldier » Feb 9th, 2018, 6:17 am

People ride bikes in all winter weather and in small and major cities everywhere. I guess Kelowna is just different..

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Re: Bike to work - in winter? - True idiots

Postby TreeGuy » Feb 9th, 2018, 8:23 am

It is International Winter Bike To Work Day!

https://winterbiketoworkday.org/
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Re: Bike to work - in winter? - True idiots

Postby gman313 » Feb 9th, 2018, 1:50 pm

guess what idiots, you can get winter tires for bikes too. road bikes don't work so well anything else is just fine in the winter

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Re: Bike to work - in winter? - True idiots

Postby ecoforce » Feb 12th, 2018, 4:08 pm

well, it is a good indication of the intelligence, so it's okay. I will just look at them as idiots.
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Re: Bike to work - in winter? - True idiots

Postby techrtr » Feb 13th, 2018, 7:08 am

Yesterday would have been a great day to ride to work. I don't have a problem with it as long as people use common sense. One day last week I was driving down Gordon at about 6:15 am. There was some dufus riding in the right vehicle lane, dressed in dark clothing, with no lights on his bike when there is a perfectly good separate bike/run/walk lane along that stretch of road. I'm really surprised the guy didn't get hit.
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Re: Bike to work - in winter? - True idiots

Postby JayByrd » Feb 13th, 2018, 2:00 pm

ecoforce wrote:well, it is a good indication of the intelligence, so it's okay. I will just look at them as idiots.


You seem to be taking this pretty personally. Is it really okay?
God forbid you ever had to walk a mile in his shoes
'cause then you really might know what it's like to sing the blues.
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Re: Bike to work - in winter? - True idiots

Postby StraitTalk » Feb 16th, 2018, 1:34 am

JayByrd wrote:
ecoforce wrote:well, it is a good indication of the intelligence, so it's okay. I will just look at them as idiots.


You seem to be taking this pretty personally. Is it really okay?


Bikes with actual winter tires on them can be safely ridden in the winter, no problem. These threads always make me laugh - are people really so upset about this or did the OP get into some sort of accident...
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Re: Bike to work - in winter? - True idiots

Postby gman313 » Feb 16th, 2018, 8:43 am

techrtr wrote:Yesterday would have been a great day to ride to work. I don't have a problem with it as long as people use common sense. One day last week I was driving down Gordon at about 6:15 am. There was some dufus riding in the right vehicle lane, dressed in dark clothing, with no lights on his bike when there is a perfectly good separate bike/run/walk lane along that stretch of road. I'm really surprised the guy didn't get hit.


there are high viz and light requirements in the MVA, that idiot gives proper cyclists a bad name..
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