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Riding

Postby windmill john » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:20 am

Might get this to go for a virtual ride :grin:

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Re: Riding

Postby DEEP DIVER » Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:56 pm

Or get a virtual head set, they are funny things to wear.
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Re: Riding

Postby Ruralman » Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:12 pm

Yay! I’m a key worker 3 days a week so can ride 12 miles on those days.
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Re: Riding

Postby SteveD » Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:03 am

Cheers, Steve.
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Re: Riding

Postby Rob Frankhamr » Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:14 pm

For crying out loud... what part of 'Stay at home' is beyond the comprehension of these idiots?

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Re: Riding

Postby andys » Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:45 pm

I got pulled over on my bike yesterday.
I was on my way to work at my school where we are still open for key workers.
The police were pulling people over into a layby.
I showed my ID and then got asked if I had access to a car to which I replied yes.
I then got a stern lecture about NHS resources and the fact that I was being irresponsible using my bike which on which I have a greater chance of tying up ambulances if I crash.
I didn't get fined but was told my registration number has been flagged.
😢

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Re: Riding

Postby Ruralman » Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:05 pm

I got pulled over on my bike yesterday.
I was on my way to work at my school where we are still open for key workers.
The police were pulling people over into a layby.
I showed my ID and then got asked if I had access to a car to which I replied yes.
I then got a stern lecture about NHS resources and the fact that I was being irresponsible using my bike which on which I have a greater chance of tying up ambulances if I crash.
I didn't get fined but was told my registration number has been flagged.
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I’m riding 3 days a week without any police attention, the Police were a bit over zealous in their comments, I’m not sure that I wouldn’t be a bit annoyed at those comments ! If you ride all year around you learn to avoid several possible accidents caused be feckless car drivers.
Riding a Motorcycle you’re self isolating...
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Re: Riding

Postby CharlieVictor » Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:14 pm

I got pulled over on my bike yesterday.
I was on my way to work at my school where we are still open for key workers.
The police were pulling people over into a layby.
I showed my ID and then got asked if I had access to a car to which I replied yes.
I then got a stern lecture about NHS resources and the fact that I was being irresponsible using my bike which on which I have a greater chance of tying up ambulances if I crash.
I didn't get fined but was told my registration number has been flagged.
😢
I never understood traffic cops (or any cop for that matter) who bothered lecturing people. Cite me or don't, arrest me or don't, but keep your moral proselytizing to yourself. And I am a law-abiding citizen!

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Re: Riding

Postby Rob Frankhamr » Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:46 pm

I got pulled over on my bike yesterday.
I was on my way to work at my school where we are still open for key workers.
The police were pulling people over into a layby.
I showed my ID and then got asked if I had access to a car to which I replied yes.
I then got a stern lecture about NHS resources and the fact that I was being irresponsible using my bike which on which I have a greater chance of tying up ambulances if I crash.
I didn't get fined but was told my registration number has been flagged.
😢
I would think that was one cop with a bee in his bonnet. Can't see it being an official line.

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Re: Riding

Postby andys » Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:45 pm

I was extremely irritated but didn't argue the toss.
Best to just take it on the chin although as I carried on and saw several cyclists enjoying being out on two wheels I did wonder if they would have had such a stern telling off.
You know
As they are vulnerable and don't even wear decent protective clothing

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Re: Riding

Postby Ruralman » Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:59 pm

I was extremely irritated but didn't argue the toss.
Best to just take it on the chin although as I carried on and saw several cyclists enjoying being out on two wheels I did wonder if they would have had such a stern telling off.
You know
As they are vulnerable and don't even wear decent protective clothing

Indeed, Cyclists tend to put themselves in harms way, jumping red lights, riding over tramlines, not giving way to anyone etc....

I was given a Keyworker letter to show the Police if stopped, we’ll see how it goes next week.
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