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TRAFFIC: Cyclists think they rule the road

Letter by Robert McDowell, Puyallup on Sep. 20, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 11 Comments »
September 20, 2010 5:40 pm

Bicyclists still refuse to share the road with cars. I was walking my dog along Fifth Street Northeast in Puyallup when I noticed a stream of bicyclists turning onto my street. My street is a main thoroughfare, and cars are always on it. I was shocked to see many of the bicyclists ignoring cars which had to slow down to 5 mph behind them. Five bicyclists would own the entire lane. Some angry car drivers drove past on the oncoming lane.

I yelled, asking who they were. One shouted “DaVita!”

I yelled, “Go double file,” and one yelled back, “Hey!”

This is an example of why more and more people are against bicyclists. They refuse to share the road.

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