Ramblings about road closures

Am I missing something? In what way does a cycle ride with full road closure ‘raise awareness regarding safety of cyclists’? Surely it delivers the opposite message, that cyclists can’t safety share the streets, and must be kept apart, or confined to ‘events’ and ‘races’ only…?

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Comments

  1. I feel the same way about bike lanes – they give moron drivers an opening to say we don’t belong on the road.

  2. Exactly – I like them, practically, but I disagree with them ideologically, if that makes sense. I suspect that we won’t suddenly see Adderley st full of cyclists despite the off-grade bike lane. But if bikes were permitted on trains, I think that would have a greater impact…

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